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Reserve Bank Act modernised to include focus on employment

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Coalition Government is delivering on its promise to modernise the Reserve Bank Act, with legislation passed by Parliament today introducing a focus on employment outcomes alongside the current price stability mandate, Finance Minister Grant Robertson … Read more »

Hortinvest launches extensive Lindis River cherry project

Press Release – Hortinvest

New Zealand horticultural investment company, Hortinvest Limited has released a $15.5 million cherry orchard project at Central Otago to savvy investors seeking a slice of the premium cherry pie. The 80-hectare Lindis River project near Cromwell … Read more »

Free public transport to get people home safe

Press Release – Auckland Council

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff has welcomed free travel on Aucklands buses and trains from 4pm this Friday 21 December to ensure people get home safely from work. Read more »

How NZ gets crime, immigration, unemployment & climate wrong

Press Release – Ipsos

Crime, immigration, unemployment and climate change how New Zealanders get it wrong: Ipsos Perils of Perception study Read more »

Inquiry reveals mining regulator captured by industry

Press Release – Forest And Bird

The Government agency charged with regulating mining under the Crown Minerals Act has been captured by industry, the State Services Commission (SSC) inquiry into private spies Thompson and Clark revealed today. Read more »

Trade for All Advisory Board appointed

Press Release – Trade For All Advisory Board

The newly-appointed Trade for All Advisory Board had its first meeting in Wellington on 12 December. It has been set up to provide an independent report to the Government with practical, implementable recommendations on how to make trade policy work for … Read more »

DHL Express NZ predicts an almost 40% volume surge

Press Release – DHL Express NZ

DHL Express New Zealand is predicting a 35% – 40% increase in parcel deliveries this festive season, over 7% higher than the same period in 2017. Read more »

CRL statement regarding RCR Infrastructure NZ

Press Release – City Rail Link

City Rail Link (CRL) is aware that RCR Infrastructure NZ has been placed into voluntary administration. This has no impact on the work that is currently being undertaken as part of the Interim Project Alliance Agreement to deliver the design for the projects … Read more »

Last ditch effort to resolve industrial action

Press Release – Association of Salaried Medical Specialists

The Association of Salaried Medical Specialists (ASMS) and Te Rnanga o Toa Rangatira (Ora Toa Health) will meet tomorrow (Wednesday) in a last-gasp effort to resolve industrial action and prevent a full-day strike on Christmas Eve. Tomorrow will also … Read more »

Court rules that “donning & doffing” is paid work

Press Release – Meat Workers Union

In a landmark decision for the Meat Industry, the Employment Court has determined that the requirement to put on and remove specialised clothing and equipment at the beginning and end of each shift and at rest and meals breaks (donning and doffing) … Read more »

2018 Consultation open on fisheries sustainability measures

Press Release – Fisheries New Zealand

Fisheries New Zealand starts consultation today on proposed changes to commercial catch settings for four fish stocks for the new fishing year beginning 1 April 2019. Read more »

Rural Broadband Announcement

Press Release – Primo Wireless

PrimoWireless Managing Director Matthew Harrison and Operations Manager/Shareholder Jason Holton welcome todays announcement from Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones, and Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media Minister Kris Faafoi, … Read more »

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