Tilt advances Waverley, withholds dividend

Tilt Renewables says it expects to execute an off-take agreement for the 130-megawatt wind farm it plans at Waverley within weeks. The Melbourne-based developer has been in talks with Genesis Energy on the southern Taranaki project since October. Today Tilt said the “investment grade” off-take contract and the pricing certainty provided will underpin a debt... Continue Reading →

Infrastructure Pipeline launched

The Government has published a prototype Infrastructure Pipeline, to show what projects will be delivered by major central government agencies over the next five years, Infrastructure Minister Shane Jones announced today. Developing a long-term and publicly available Infrastructure Pipeline will be a key focus for the new Infrastructure Commission, Te Waihanga, which is on track... Continue Reading →

Rights restored for working New Zealanders

Employment law changes coming into effect today will restore protections for working New Zealanders, strengthen the role of collective bargaining, and promote fair wages and conditions, says Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Iain Lees-Galloway. “The Government is committed to building a productive, sustainable and inclusive economy that delivers good jobs, decent work conditions and fair... Continue Reading →

Teachers reject latest offer by Ministry of Education

Primary teachers and principals have overwhelmingly rejected the latest offers from the Ministry of Education to settle their collective agreements. NZEI Te Riu Roa president Lynda Stuart said the outcome indicated teachers and principals were united and resolute in their commitment to getting significantly improved pay, time and support for learning needs. “We will be... Continue Reading →

Bridges coming to Hawera

Leader of the National Party Simon Bridges will be visiting Hawera on Monday 9th July 2018. It's a bid to gain support from the region's as he makes his way around the county. Related: Simon makes fun of Aderns new born baby He will be at the Hawera Community Centre Hall Lounge on Albion Street... Continue Reading →

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