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Shell announces sale of New Zealand interests to OMV for USD 578 million

16 March 

Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell), reached an agreement today to sell its shares in Shell entities in New Zealand, to OMV for USD 578 million.

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TRC meetings bulletin

14 March

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

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Green is the Theme for Opening of Walkway

7 March

Stage 2 of the Denby Road walkway is complete and will be officially opened by South Taranaki Mayor, Ross Dunlop, as part of a Family Fun Day on Sunday 18 March.

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Taranaki threatened by 11 pest plants and possums

6 March

Taranaki landowners and occupiers are required to destroy 11 pest plants and possums, threatening Taranaki’s native flora and fauna, economy and legendary lifestyle.

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Xero CEO Rod Drury stepping down

5 March

Xero chief executive Rod Drury is stepping down next month after almost 12 years in charge.

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Future Taranaki builds on strengths

5 March

Public consultation is starting on two exciting, new projects embracing Taranaki’s tourism and environmental opportunities, proposed by Taranaki Regional Council and underpinned by business as planned.

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South Taranaki Retail Spending Shows Strong Result for Year

2 March

Latest data has revealed that retail spending in South Taranaki continued to grow 7.2% in the last six months of 2017, compared to the same period in 2016, well up on national growth of 5.6%

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New STDC chief executive officially welcomed

15 January

On Monday (15 January) South Taranaki District Council (STDC) Chief Executive, Waid Crockett, was officially welcomed to the organisation with a powhiri in Hawera led by Ngati Ruanui and supported by all Iwi of South Taranaki.

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Minimum wage to increase to $16.50 per hour

22 December

The Government will increase the minimum wage by 75 cents to $16.50 per hour on 1 April 2018, Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Iain Lees-Galloway announced today.

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Expert panel appointed for Reserve Bank Act Review

19 December 

The members of the Independent Expert Advisory Panel for Phase 1 of the Review of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand Act 1989 bring considerable knowledge and expertise to the table, Finance Minister Grant Robertson says.

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Young accuses PM of mining policy misinformation

18 December

National’s Energy and Resources spokesperson Jonathan Young has called out Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern for making misleading statements on mining policy.

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Holiday swimming info just a click away

Holidaymakers can easily find out whether the water’s okay at the region’s popular freshwater and coastal swimming spots by checking the Taranaki Regional Council website,

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Port continues to be regional economic anchor-point

12 December

Port Taranaki remains a vital element in the regional economy despite ups and downs in its key freight commodities, a new economic assessment report shows.

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Woods needs to focus on petrol prices

30 November

The new Government needs to follow through on the previous Government’s actions to ensure New Zealanders are paying a fair and reasonable price for petrol, National Party Energy and Resources Spokesman Jonathan Young says.

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