Nicky Wagner

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Name: Nicky Wagner
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

New drug analyser to save time and money

Customs Minister Nicky Wagner says the introduction of a new state of the art drug analyser will free up hundreds of hours a year for more enforcement work at the border.The handheld device, a Thermo Scientific FirstDefender RM, shoots a laser beam into ... [Published Beehive.govt.nz - 10 hours ago]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

New Zealand develops system for timely release of economic information

By eGov Innovation Editors | 2014-07-20Statistics New Zealand developed a new system that would allow the government to speed up the process of releasing economic information.Statistics Minister Nicky Wagner said the Micro-economic Platform allows data ... [Published Enterprise Innovation - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Concerns over blotter tab seizures

A Tauranga Hospital Emergency Department doctor is hoping not to see people coming to the hospital with complications from drugs that mimic LSD and other illegal substances.Her concern is due to an increase in seizures of blotter tabs at New Zealand borders, ... [Published Sun Live - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Customs audits recover $38 million

Media Statement Customs Minister Nicky Wagner says $38 million in additional revenue has been collected by Customs in the past financial year following risk-based audits of import and excise entries.Customs’ trade assurance arm works to verify that import ... [Published Scoop - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 2 reports

New system leading to more timely information – Wagner

A system developed by Statistics New Zealand is leading to more timely releases of economic information, Statistics Minister Nicky Wagner ... [Published Truth - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 2 reports

A century of prices measured by Statistics NZ

Statistics Minister Nicky Wagner today acknowledged a century of measuring prices by Statistics New Zealand.The Consumers Price Index (CPI) has ... [Published Truth - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 4 reports

Large rise in LSD-mimic drug interceptions

Dodgy drugs destined for Dunedin have been intercepted by NewZealand Customs, it has been revealed.Yesterday Customs Minister Nicky Wagner warned of a sharpincrease in seizures of potent LSD mimics and other analoguedrugs on blotter tabs.While just 11 ... [Published Otago Daily Times - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 2 reports

Computer system marks 25 years in the Pacific

Statistics Minister Nicky Wagner says a computer system developed 25 years ago to help Pacific nations gather reliable trade information ... [Published Truth - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 28 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 2 reports

Chch political landscape set for shakeup?

A political starter for ten. Which politician from which party said this about Christchurch East last year?"The roads and other infrastructure in the electorate are a disgrace three years after the earthquakes. National has cause to be concerned."That ... [Published Manawatu Standard - Jun 28 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 2 reports

New puppy for Customs drug squad

Customs Officer Daniel Evans and drug detector dog Dirk. - Source: Customs One of Customs' longest serving sniffer dogs is retiring after six years on the job, and making way for a fresh-faced golden lab.Titan has busted more than 300 would-be drug smugglers ... [Published ONE News - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

New border system marks milestone - Wagner (Fuseworks)

Customs Minister Nicky Wagner today announced 500,000 inward transactions have now been processed through the Joint Border Management System.The Trade Single Window component of the system, which has been developed by Customs and the Ministry for Primary ... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 2 reports

Canterbury advisory service in hot demand

Residential Advisory Service | Nicky Wagner |An advisory service set up to help earthquake-hit property owners in Canterbury has fielded over 5000 calls and emails since opening a year ago.The Residential Advisory Service offers free advice to help homeowners ... [Published Newstalk ZB - Jun 25 2014]

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"as information is collected once and can be reused, businesses are also saving time by not filling in as many forms" Ms Wagner says
"the role of the cpi in new zealand society cannot be underestimated, as movements in it influence interest rates, welfare benefits and superannuation payments" Ms Wagner says
"as the satellite account is based on data collected a decade ago it is now timely for work to begin on updating it using recent data from a range of sources" says Ms Wagner
"the consequences for importing these and other drugs are dire, so my advice to people chancing their liberty on these substances is to think again, because you will be caught and dealt with" Ms Wagner says

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New drug analyser to save time and money [Published Beehive.govt.nz - 10 hours ago]
New Zealand develops system for timely release ... [Published Enterprise Innovation - Jul 20 2014]
Concerns over blotter tab seizures [Published Sun Live - Jul 18 2014]
Customs audits recover $38 million [Published Scoop - Jul 18 2014]
New system leading to more timely information –... [Published Truth - Jul 17 2014]
New system leading to more timely information -... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Jul 17 2014]
A century of prices measured by Statistics NZ [Published Truth - Jul 16 2014]
A century of prices measured by Statistics NZ (... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Jul 16 2014]
Counting the contribution of the not-for-profit... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Jul 16 2014]
Young NZers call for parties to act on children... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Jul 14 2014]
Large rise in LSD-mimic drug interceptions [Published Otago Daily Times - Jul 11 2014]
UK companies have much to offer [Published Scoop - Jul 11 2014]
Dramatic rise in interception of synthetic LSD [Published ONE News - Jul 10 2014]
Sharp rise in blotter tab drugs (NZ Newswire) [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Jul 10 2014]
Seizures of potentially deadly blotter tabs ris... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Jul 10 2014]
Milestone for new border system [Published Autofile Magazine - Jul 09 2014]
Billion dollar value in Census (Fuseworks) [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Jul 08 2014]
Euthanasia legitimate to a point: PM [Published New Zealand Herald - Jul 04 2014]
Computer system marks 25 years in the Pacific [Published Truth - Jul 01 2014]
Computer system marks 25 years in the Pacific (... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Jul 01 2014]
Those naughty fire-lovers may burn in spartan hell [Published The Press NZ - Jun 30 2014]
New business information for M?ori welcomed [Published BusinessWeek - Jun 30 2014]
New business information for Māori welcomed [Published Beehive.govt.nz - Jun 30 2014]
Chch political landscape set for shakeup? [Published Manawatu Standard - Jun 28 2014]
ChCh political landscape set for shakeup? [Published The Press NZ - Jun 28 2014]
Customs Service operating with fewer staff (New... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Jun 27 2014]
New puppy for Customs drug squad [Published ONE News - Jun 27 2014]
New drug detector dog for Auckland Airport (Fus... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Jun 26 2014]
New border system marks milestone - Wagner (Fus... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Jun 25 2014]
Canterbury advisory service in hot demand [Published Newstalk ZB - Jun 25 2014]
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