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AA Welcomes Lower ACC Levy Increases

AA Welcomes Lower ACC Levy Increases

The AA is pleased that increases to ACC levies, announced today by ACC Minister Nick Smith, are lower than the proposals from the ACC Board.

Prosecution Withdrawn For Dumping Of Bitumen In A River Bed.

Environment Canterbury has withdrawn prosecution against Fulton Hogan Limited after the firm agreed to undertake an education awareness campaign for its employees and contractors and contribute towards the council's investigation costs.

DHBs Plan To Establish Joint Chair Of Emergency

Hutt Valley and Capital & Coast DHBs have agreed to establish a Chair of Emergency Medicine for the Wellington region, covering Wellington and Hutt hospitals.

Work To Start On Wigram Storm-Water Treatment

Work is soon to start on a new storm water treatment facility between the southern end of the former Wigram air base and Awatea Rd.

Human Rights Day

December 10 marks the adoption and proclamation, in 1948, of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. But 61 years on, the fight against discrimination towards women remains a primary objective for the National Council of Women of New Zealand (NCWNZ).

Consultation On Input Methodologies Extended

The Commerce Commission has released two revised process papers today, following the granting of an extension to the timeframe for determining Input Methodologies and the Information Disclosure Requirements for Airports.

NZNO Disappointed With Health Select Committee

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is disappointed that the health select committee has not chosen to undertake an inquiry, as proposed by MP Winnie Laban, into the quality and standards of care provided in residential aged care.

Practice Makes Better Drivers

If you're planning on teaching your teenage children to drive over the summer holidays, you'll need to make sure they get plenty of practice.

Council To Look For New PACC Site

Council To Look For New PACC Site

Nelson City Council has decided to look for a new site for the Performing Arts and Conference Centre (PACC) after final, soul searching deliberations today.

Budget Policy Statement Must Signal Fiscal Restraint

The Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce has endorsed the Reserve Bank's message that more restraint in government expenditure is needed and hopes to see this in next week's Budget Policy Statement.