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Experienced finance executive joins leadership team

Press Release – Queenstown Airport

Queenstown Airport Corporation (QAC) has recently welcomed experienced finance executive Andrew Williamson as its new Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary. Read more »

Westpac to sponsor inaugural awards celebrating excellence

Press Release – Westpac New Zealand

Westpac NZ is proud to announce a three year partnership as platinum sponsor of the inaugural Rainbow Excellence Awards, which celebrate organisations that value inclusion and welcome sexual and gender diversity in the workplace. Read more »

Union calls on Coalition Gov’t to reassess RSE scheme

Press Release – FIRST Union

FIRST Unions Denise Roche is calling on the Coalition Government to reassess its Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) scheme as labourhire companies continue to use the RSE scheme to exploit migrant workers and undermine working people in New Zealand. Read more »

Truck driver employees see similar issues as contractors

Press Release – First Union

In response to stories on long haul truck drivers sleeping at depots, not being able to eat or drink anything (because they dont have time to go to the bathroom) and having to pee in bottles due to the pressure to meet ever-more tightening deadlines, … Read more »

Kathmandu hires new leader for North America

Article – BusinessDesk

Jan. 17 (BusinessDesk) – Kathmandu Holdings has hired US clothing executive Amy Beck to run its North American business. Read more »

2degrees appoints CFO Mark Aue as chief executive

Article – BusinessDesk

Jan. 16 (BusinessDesk) – 2degrees has appointed chief financial officer Mark Aue as chief executive, replacing Stewart Sherriff who signalled in August that he wanted to step down after five years in the top job. Read more »

Council urges resolution to disappointing bus outcome

Press Release – Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Councils Sustainable Transport Committee Chair Barbara Donaldson says todays announcement of further industrial action on NZ Bus operated routes is a very disappointing outcome for Wellington bus customers. Read more »

DHBs challenge RDA claims; remain committed to bargaining

Press Release – District Health Boards

Hospitals are coping well with the Resident Doctors Association 48-hour strike, which ends at 7am tomorrow, while District Health Boards remain open to negotiating a settlement, DHBs spokesman Dr Peter Bramley says. Read more »

Local youth given helping hand into workforce

Press Release – Hell Pizza

After six weeks of paid training in the kitchen of HELL Botany Downs, local youth Josh Bradley (17) has graduated from HELL Pizzas Active in HELL programme a scheme to support youths with intellectual disabilities and enhance their job … Read more »

Major Regulatory Changes Drive Interest in Summit

Press Release – Financial Services Council

Over 700 financial advisers and industry specialists signed up to the 2019 Navigating Regulation Advice Summit over the holiday period. Read more »

Sustainability Guru to address EMANZ Conference

Press Release – Energy Management Association

EMANZ today announced internationally renowned sustainability expert, Bob Willard, will deliver a Keynote address at its 2019 Conference in May. Read more »

Small firms’ confidence lifts from 10-year low

Press Release – ANZ Bank

Small firms business confidence lifted slightly in the December 2018 quarter following the September quarters 10-year low, according to ANZs quarterly Business Micro Scope. Read more »

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