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West Coast farms start recovery

Press Release – Federated Farmers

West Coast farms start recovery While the South Islands West Coast bore the brunt of former Cyclone Itas wrath, the defining image is of past Federated Farmers North Otago provincial president, Robert Borst, using his digger to rescue a motorist … Read more »

Westland values are alive and well

Press Release – Westland Milk Products

The severity of the storm on the South Islands West Coast is becoming clearer as communication is restored, Westland Milk Products says, and the dairy company is advising its farmers and staff to make sure theyre taking a break and support … Read more »

Communities Band Together to Get through the Storm

Press Release – Westland Milk Products

Communities Band Together to Get through the Storm With road access cut off and power out, Westland Milk Products shareholder suppliers banded together to ensure cows were milked and both human and animal welfare attended to during the severe … Read more »

Manufacturing Matters to New Zealand – 17 April

Press Release – NZMEA

The Labour Party announcement today recognises the simple truth that the manufacturing sector really matters to New Zealands economy as a whole, based on the part manufacturing plays in the growth of the added value element in the tradable sector, driving the … Read more »

Politicians Should Maintain Workers’ Easter Break

Press Release – Family First

Family First NZ is rejecting calls for any liberalisation of Easter trading laws and says that workers deserve a break to spend time with their families. This is not an issue about choice as has been argued. For many workers, they dont have … Read more »

Outstanding marks for Panmure Interchange

Press Release – Auckland Transport

Outstanding marks for Panmure Interchange Panmure locals rate their new bus and train station a near perfect 99 out of 100. The outstanding customer satisfaction score comes after an Auckland Transport face to face survey of passengers just weeks after … Read more »

Workers can kiss goodbye to Easter Sunday off

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

The Governments decision to reprioritise scarce labour inspector resources by abandoning the enforcement of Easter Sunday Shop Trading laws means workers can kiss goodbye to a guaranteed day off, says Labours Associate Labour Issues spokesperson … Read more »

Tankers getting through in spite of storm

Press Release – Westland Milk Products

MEDIA RELEASE 18 April 2014 Tankers getting through in spite of storm Widespread power outages, slips and tree falls across roads as a result of the severe storm in the last 24 hours are inhibiting communication with Westland Milk Products … Read more »

Global unions applaud NZ ‘slave ships’ progress

Press Release – Joint Press Release

Global unions the ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) and IUF (International Union of Food, Agricultural and Hospitality Workers) today applauded the steps forward made in preventing often shocking abuse of crews on fishing vessels in New Zealand … Read more »

NZ Transport Agency: Waikato and Bay of Plenty region

Press Release – NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency would like to advise that State Highway 36 between Tauranga and Rotorua is closed near Te Matai Road to Hamurana Junction due to a slip, the road is not expected to reopen until further notice. Read more »

Road closure update – Tauranga

Press Release – New Zealand Police

State Highway 36, the Tauranga direct route will remain closed for the most of the day. Roading contractors are working to clear the road and ensure road safety. Read more »

Aquaculture New Zealand welcomes Supreme Court decision

Press Release – Aquaculture New Zealand

Aquaculture New Zealand welcomes Supreme Court decision Aquaculture New Zealand has welcomed the long awaited Supreme Court decision clearing the way for three new salmon farms in the Marlborough Sounds. Read more »

Families before commerce at Easter

Press Release – First Union

Families before commerce at Easter The retail workers union has hit back at critics of New Zealand’s modest Easter trading restrictions. “Some things are more important than going to the mall, and for just three and a half days each year we put community … Read more »

Power Outages for Some Hawke’s Bay Customers

Press Release – Unison Networks

Friday 18 April 2014 Some Hawkes Bay customers have started the long weekend without power, with high winds and heavy rains causing damage to the electricity network. Read more »

Easter Delivers Power Outages for Some Rotorua Customers

Press Release – Unison Networks

Friday 18 April 2014 Some Rotorua customers have started the long weekend without power, with high winds and heavy rains causing damage to the electricity network. Read more »

Manawatu River improving is encouraging

Press Release – Federated Farmers

Manawatu River improving is encouraging Federated Farmers is thrilled by the improving health of the Manawatu River. A detailed report for the Manawatu River Leaders Forum reveals that the first three years of the clean up have been a success. This report … Read more »

Supreme Court ruling means yes to 150 green jobs

Press Release – NZ King Salmon Co Limited

The Supreme Court of New Zealand has given the green light for three out of four new salmon farms in Marlborough. The new farms represent the first new space to be allocated for salmon for over twenty years. Read more »

Businesses need to respect workers this Easter

Press Release – Green Party

Businesses need to respect workers this Easter Businesses intent on flouting Easter shopping laws should face stiff penalties, Green Party industrial relations spokesperson Denise Roche said today. This Easter, at least one major garden centre chain intends … Read more »

Easter trading laws archaic, in need of overhaul

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

Press release: ACT New Zealand Easter trading laws are outdated and in need of a major overhaul, said ACT leader Jamie Whyte today. Read more »

Fair tax for KiwiSaver funds a key election issue

Press Release – Financial Services Council

In this election year the parties need to say how they will reduce the unfair over-taxation of KiwiSaver funds that prevents most New Zealand employees from achieving a comfortable retirement. Read more »

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