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TRC meetings bulletin

17 October 

Items of interest from today’s meetings of the Taranaki Regional Council’s two key committees, Consents & Regulatory, and Policy & Planning:

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Strong economy delivers $4.1 billion surplus

5 October

The New Zealand Government has achieved its third fiscal surplus in a row with the Crown accounts for the year ended 30 June 2017 showing an OBEGAL surplus of $4.1 billion, $2.2 billion stronger than last year, Finance Minister Steven Joyce says.

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Biodiversity group means business

5 October

Wild for Taranaki, the region's biodiversity umbrella group, has entered a new era with the appointment of an Operations Manager to guide the roll-out of its first major initiative.

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TSB changes brand to reflect bank’s growth

 2 October 

New Plymouth, New Zealand – TSB today unveiled the company’s new brand and corporate logo. The rebranding reflects the 100% independent and New Zealand-owned Bank’s growth while paying tribute to its roots. 

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Update: Marsden Point pipeline disruption

22 September

Progress on the pipeline repair, and alternative jet fuel supply options mean that pipeline related disruptions will continue to ease from tonight, Minister for Energy and Resources Judith Collins says.

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Update on Marsden Point pipeline disruption

20 September

A joint industry-government group has been convened to oversee the full re-instalment of jet fuel supplies into Auckland airport, says Energy and Resources Minister Judith Collins.

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McClay – NZ-EU FTA to be fast-tracked

13 September

Trade Minister Todd McClay says he expects the NZ-European Union Free Trade Agreement to be formally launched later this year after the European Commission and New Zealand both finalised their respective negotiating mandates.

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Useful home gardening session brewing at Hollards

Tea gardens and herb spirals for the home garden will be on the agenda at a free public workshop at Hollard Gardens, Kaponga, on Sunday (17 September).

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Whānau-based law firm issues challenge to legal sector for Māori Language week

5 September

Māori Language Week will be held on 11 – 17 of September 2017. The theme chosen by Te Taura Whiri o Te Reo Māori (The Māori Language Commission) is “Kia ora Te Reo Māori”. 

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