Dairying Women’s Award Winners Announced

Press Release – Fonterra

Fonterra would like to congratulate the 2016 Dairy Woman of the Year winner, Rebecca Keoghan. Read more »

Jennie Langley first independent Chair of ERANZ

Press Release – Electricity Retailers’ Association of NZ

The Electricity Retailers Association of New Zealand (ERANZ) has appointed Jennie Langley as its inaugural Independent Chair. Read more »

Templeton to join PledgeMe board

Press Release – PledgeMe

New Zealands crowdfunding site PledgeMe has announced its second crowdsourced director in 2016 with Melanie Templeton joining the board. Read more »

Health and safety: taking care of your most important asset

Press Release – Food and Grocery Council

If companies really believe people are their most important asset then they will take health and safety really seriously, says the Chair of the NZ Food & Grocery Council-led Health & Safety Working Group, Gerry Lynch. Read more »

Mother’s Day cards for the Prime Minister

Press Release – 26 for Babies

The Government has an opportunity this Mothers Day to show genuine support for those looking after our littlest citizens by making a small but significant step to increase paid parental leave to 26 weeks. Community groups, parents and their … Read more »

New rules needed to support workplace whistleblowers

Press Release – Victoria University of Wellington

The leaders of one of the worlds largest research projects into workplace whistleblowing are calling for a law change to support whistleblowers and protect them from a mountain of negativity. Thousands of New Zealand and Australian private and public sector … Read more »

MBIE recovers $71k in arrears owed to sushi bar workers

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

A total of $71,454 has been recovered in unpaid public holiday and holiday pay entitlements for 54 current and former employees of eight Whangarei sushi bars, following an investigation by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employments (MBIE) Labour Inspectorate. Read more »

Wellington cinema restoration proves a winner

Press Release – Dulux

The renovation of the Empire Cinema and Eatery in Wellingtons Island Bay has won the International category in the 30th year of the Dulux Colour Awards announced in Melbourne tonight. It was also commended in the Commercial Exterior category. Read more »

Alarm over AFFCO/Talley’s bid to muzzle social media posts

Press Release – Meat Workers Union

The Meat Workers Union says AFFCO/Talleys is trying to muzzle free speech and the right of workers to speak out, after the company filed legal action to control what the union can post online about the company. Read more »

Seafood companies challenge Govt through High Court

Press Release – Fishing Industry Association

Seafood companies have filed proceedings in the High Court ( Statement of Claim ) in response to the Governments unilateral move to establish the Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary without recognition of existing rights and contrary to international obligations … Read more »

Job opportunities offered to former Dick Smith employees

Press Release – 2 Cheap Cars

The countrys biggest importer and retailer of second hand cars, 2 Cheap Cars, says it may be able to help some of the staff from closed-up electronics company Dick Smith with new jobs. Read more »

Christchurch entrepreneurs win inaugural #MyBizQuest

Press Release – Quest Apartment Hotels

Two philanthropic young Kiwis have taken out top honours in the inaugural 2016 #MyBizQuest competition, winning a $10,000 business mentoring package for their newly established business, Little Yellow Bird (LYB). Read more »

Tiwai Point in-lieu victory vindication

Press Release – E tu

The former E t lawyer who managed the Tiwai Point in-lieu case through to the Court of Appeal has welcomed as fantastic a Supreme Court decision which brings the four-year case to a close. Read more »

Surge in EU milk production not “opening of floodgates”

Press Release – Rabobank

Signs are emerging that EU milk production growth is finally slowing, indicating the recent post-quota surge in production is a one-off adjustment rather than an opening of the floodgates, according to a visiting expert on the European dairy … Read more »

NZGBC CEO Alex Cutler announces her resignation

Press Release – Green Building Council

New Zealand Green Building Councils chief executive, Alex Cutler, has announced that she will leave the organisation later this year. She has been in the role since May 2010. Read more »

Veterinarians play crucial role in protecting global health

Press Release – Agcarm

Agcarm endorses World Veterinary Day held on 30 April, created to highlight the lifesaving work performed by veterinarians around the globe. Read more »

Six Social Entrepreneurs Shortlisted – Going to a Vote

Press Release – Akina Foundation

Its been tough to get the shortlist down to six for the Rotary Club of Newmarket Social Enterprise Kick-start Award, run in conjunction with the kina Foundation. Read more »

Climate change a threat to prosperity

Press Release – Green Party

The Green Party is calling on the Government to require all public fund managers to disclose their exposure to climate risks following a report by the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment (PCE) highlighting the financial risks of climate … Read more »

Unisys Appoints Director of Field Marketing, Asia Pacific

Press Release – Unisys

WELLINGTON, 28 April, 2016 Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) today announced the appointment of Belinda Hilberts as director of field marketing, Unisys Asia Pacific. Read more »

E tū welcomes win for Tiwai smelter workers

Press Release – E tu

The E t union has welcomed a Court of Appeal ruling which brings to an end a four-year dispute over in-lieu payments for statutory holidays at the Tiwai Aluminium Smelters. Read more »

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