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Gender equality news – Rise in gender pay gap

Press Release – National Council of Women of NZ

Kia ora koutou, welcome to On Balance – the National Council of Women of New Zealand’s weekly round-up of the latest gender equality news, research and events. Please share it with anyone you think might be interested and let them know they can subscribe … Read more »

SMC Science Deadline: Marsden, Kermadec sanctuary, Mars

Column – Science Media Centre

SMC Science Deadline: Marsden under the microscope, Kermadec sanctuary & water on Mars Issue 347, 02 Oct 2015 Top news from the Science Media Centre’s news sharing platform. Students discover NZ fish’s secret hunting tactic Don’t bother … Read more »

Aggressive paua gatherer arrested in Northland

Press Release – Ministry For Primary Industries

Paua at Kawerua Beach, north of Dargaville, have been under pressure again with fishery officers finding gatherers this week with many times more than the daily limit of 10 paua per person. Read more »

Heritage Auckland’s World Vegan Day High Tea

Press Release – Heritage Auckland

Heritage Auckland celebrates World Vegan Day on Sunday 1 November with a special vegan high tea in Hectors restaurant. The high tea of dainty treats include finger sandwiches, a raw chocolate delice, a tartlet, macarons and more. Enjoy a glass of … Read more »

Newstalk ZB Widens Gap to Radio Live

Press Release – NZME.


Pleasure boat seized for scallop breach

Press Release – Ministry For Primary Industries

A fisher in the Hauraki Gulf got a nasty surprise yesterday (1 October) when fishery officers seized his boat for ignoring recreational scallop dredging rules. Read more »

NZ gluten-free boom prompts new testing service

Press Release – Hill Laboraties

NZ gluten-free boom prompts new testing service New Zealands largest privately owned testing laboratory, Hill Laboratories, has announced it is offering a gluten testing service with the fastest turnaround-time in the Country. The company has … Read more »

Mediaworks radio number one in every market

Press Release – Mediaworks


Fiat Chrysler has best September sales since 20th century

Press Release – Fiat Chrysler NZ Limited

Fiat Chrysler has reported U.S. sales of 193,019 units last month, a 14 percent increase compared with sales in September 2014 (169,890 units), and the companys best September sales since the year 2000. The Dodge, Jeep, Ram Truck and FIAT brands each posted … Read more »

Pay gap grows 19% in one year – action needed from Govt

Press Release – Public Service Association

The Public Service Association (PSA) says the 19% growth in the size of the gender pay gap – from 9.9% to 11.8% – shows the importance of strong action from Government on the issue of equal pay. Read more »

Cycleway media release

Press Release – Hastings District Council

Cycleway media release The new Clive cycle and walkway with its ultra-modern eco-friendly plastic footpath and state-of-the-art lighting is finished and a ceremony to officially open it will be held on Friday [October 9]. The $650,000 project replaced the old … Read more »

Pay the job not the gender

Press Release – New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

Pay the job not the gender There is an increasing appetite to deal to the persistent gender pay gap, the Council of Trade Unions said today. The New Zealand Income Survey, out today , shows that average hourly pay rates for women are still 14 percent lower … Read more »

Electricity industry skills put to the test

Press Release – Annual Connection

The expert skills of some of the Electricity Supply industry’s top employees will be put to the test next week at the 2015 Connexis Annual Connection Cable Jointer and Line Mechanic competitions. Read more »

Chapman Tripp supporting the visual arts in Christchurch

Press Release – Chapman Tripp

Chapman Tripp has entered a strategic partnership with the Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu, which will open again to the public on 19 December. Read more »

New Event to Celebrate Business Awards Finalists

Press Release – Business Kapiti Horowhenua Inc

Organisers of the Electra Kapiti Horowhenua Business Awards have teamed up with Whitireia NZ to launch a new Business Awards winners and finalists function. And every business that was a winner or finalist over the 21 year history of the … Read more »

Kiwis in the dark over phone and internet bundles

Press Release – Canstar Blue

The majority of New Zealanders are in the dark over their home communication plans and it could be costing them. Read more »

Victims Information Line extended to 24/7

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Victims of crime and their families now have access to greater support with the extension of the Victims Information Line, Justice Minister Amy Adams says. Read more »

NZ Steel workers agree on a way forward with their employer

Press Release – EPMU

NZ Steel workers agree on a way forward with their employer Workers at NZ Steel have agreed to a deal with their employer which will allow the company to focus on becoming sustainable and resilient for the future protecting jobs and the steel-making … Read more »

Biggest gender pay gap since 2008

Press Release – Green Party

Biggest gender pay gap since 2008 New data released today shows that the difference between median hourly wages for men and women is the largest since National took office in 2008 evidence that Nationals hands-off approach to closing the gender … Read more »

TVNZ profits up, regional coverage slashed

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

State-owned broadcaster TVNZs plan to axe two critical frontline news positions from Dunedin has an immediate negative impact on coverage for the whole of Otago and Southland, says Labours Broadcasting spokesperson Clare Curran. Read more »

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