Articles tagged David Kirkpatrick

On its third day in operation WorkSave NZ said it had shut down 15 logging operations as another forestry worker was killed. Steven Joyce announced over NZ$800 million of funding for seven new science challenges, Michael Woodhouse reported over-stayer numbers had dropped by a third and deportation costs had halved since 2005, and MWH was awarded a NZ$100 million contract to repair state houses in Christchurch.

Environment Minister Amy Adams and Conservation Minister Nick Smith appointed eight members to a panel for hearings on the new Auckland Unitary Plan and Smith added Wellington, Christchurch and Tauranga to the list of cities with Housing Accords.