Human Rights Commission welcomes survey

Press Release – Human Rights Commission

The Human Rights Commission has welcomed the State Services Commissions 2015 Human Resource Capability (HRC) Survey. Read more »

Workers reject Greater Wellington’s bargaining offer

Press Release – Public Service Association

Public Service Association (PSA) and Central Amalgamated Workers Union (CAWU) have voted overwhelmingly to reject Greater Wellington Regional Councils bargaining offer. Read more »

EMA pushes for legislative reform of RMA

Press Release – Employers And Manufacturers Association

EMA pushes for legislative reform of RMA Confirmation a bill has been introduced to Parliament to overhaul the Resource Management Act has been hailed as step in the right direction, by the EMA. More than 35% of our members say the current … Read more »

Fatal Workplace Incident – Mangere – Counties Manukau

Press Release – New Zealand Police

A 54 year old man has died in a workplace accident in Aintree Avenue, Mangere this afternoon. Read more »

Government likely to scrap “one-for-two” ETS surrenders

Press Release – Bell Gully

The Government has sent a clear signal that arrangements put in place to ease the impact of the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) on certain sectors during the Global Financial Crisis could be scrapped as early as next year. Read more »

Flavell: Rise 2025 Indigenous Coaching & Development Program

Speech – New Zealand Government

Today we are here to acknowledge the first 14 whine Mori to embark upon the # Rise 2025 Indigenous Coaching and Development Programme supported by MWDI. This global coaching certification aims to deploy these certified coaches to work with MWDI clients. … Read more »

Nod for new NZ-India air services deal welcomed

Press Release – India Trade Alliance

The Indian Government has approved the signing of a revised Air Services Agreement between India and New Zealand, according to a Government media release last week. Read more »

Abuse of Restaurant Workers Tip of Iceberg

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Exploitation of migrant workers at a restaurant near Nelson is the tip of the iceberg, says New Zealand First. Read more »

No excuse for inadequate machine guards

Press Release – WorkSafe NZ

Firewood Direct (Motueka) Limited has been fined $25,000 and ordered to pay reparation of $40,000 (plus $836.46 in lost earnings) after one of its workers suffered horrific injuries when his hand was struck by a log-splitter ram in February. Read more »

October 2015 Monthly traffic update

Press Release – Auckland Airport

Issued : 25 November 2015 October 2015 Monthly traffic update 7.6% Auckland Airports international passengers (excluding transit passengers) were up 7.6% in October 2015 compared with October 2014. Growth was achieved across … Read more »

Kiwi stops Queenstown flights, looks to other regions

Press Release – Kiwi Regional Airlines

One month after commencing flights between Dunedin and Queenstown, Kiwi Regional Airlines has announced it will be ceasing these services, with the last flight on 30th November 2015. Read more »

Investigating faults before review

Press Release – Gisborne District Council

Council are currently investigating the need for a review of a resource consent, after residents in Moana Road complained last month about overhead Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) cables installed by Chorus. Read more »

ETS review an opportunity for forestry

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Todays announcement of the start of a review of the NZ ETS brings an opportunity to consider how New Zealand can further incentivise the planting of more forests, says Associate Primary Industries Minister Jo Goodhew. Read more »

Government begins review of ETS

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Government has begun its review of the Emissions Trading Scheme (NZ ETS) to assess its operation and effectiveness to 2020 and beyond, Climate Change Issues Minister Tim Groser announced today. Read more »

Employers urged to give offenders a chance

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Corrections Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga hosted a breakfast today for more than 80 employers in a bid to help find jobs for offenders and reduce reoffending. The employer engagement breakfast in Auckland, which was also attended by Prime Minister … Read more »

Brett Hewlett new chair of Priority One

Press Release – Priority one

MEDIA RELEASE: Tuesday 24 November 2015: Last night Brett Hewlett was elected as the new chair of economic development organisation, Priority One. Brett has spent the last 10 years as the chief executive of global honey and health food company … Read more »

Electricity infrastructure workers set to strike next week

Press Release – E Tu

113 E t members employed by PowerNet and Otago Power Services will take strike action next week, if the companies dont improve their offers at negotiations this Thursday. Read more »

Bell Gully wins Large Law Firm of Year

Press Release – Bell Gully

Last night Bell Gully won the top award at the prestigious New Zealand Law Awards Large Law Firm of the Year. Read more »

Gisborne employer to pay $30K for flouting employment laws

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

M Contractors, a sole trader providing seasonal labour to horticultural operation in Gisborne, has been ordered to pay more than $30,000 by the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) in penalties for breaching employment laws and arrears owed to workers. … Read more »

Tunstall Healthcare expands services in New Zealand

Press Release – Tunstall Healthcare

Global provider of telehealth and connected care services, Tunstall Healthcare, has recently expanded its New Zealand operation. Read more »

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