August New Vehicle Registrations Still in High Gear

Press Release – Motor Industry Association

The new vehicle market continues to defy general economic indicators with sales in August up 10% on August 2014 and delivering a steady 5% growth for the year to date. Read more »

NZ Post determined to close Christchurch call centre

Press Release – EPMU

NZ Post determined to close Christchurch call centre New Zealand Post has shown a complete unwillingness to compromise or consider any factor other than money in the proposed closure of its Christchurch call centre, in a letter to the Engineering, … Read more »

Minister welcomes Queenstown research week

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce has today welcomed the commencement of the 2015 Queenstown Research Week. Read more »

Peter Wise to take the helm at IDC New Zealand

Press Release – IDC New Zealand Ltd

Auckland, New Zealand, 31st August 2015 Peter Wise has been appointed to the role of Country Manager, IDC New Zealand effective 1 September 2015. In his new role, Peter will be reporting to the A/NZ Managing Director Ullrich Loeffler who was also … Read more »

Pre-paying funerals important as retirement saving

Press Release – Funeral Directors Assn of NZ

Most New Zealanders dont pre-pay their funerals even though its just as important as saving for retirement, says the Funeral Directors Association. Read more »

Property Council to recognise southern young achievers

Press Release – Property Council Of New Zealand

Nominations are officially open for the inaugural Property Council New Zealand | Meridian Energy Southern Excellence Awards. Read more »

Removal of FBT key to improved wellness in the workplace

Press Release – Health Funds Association of NZ

Passing the Affordable Healthcare Bill so that fringe benefit tax is removed from health insurance would greatly improve wellness in the workplace, the Health Funds Association (HFANZ) said today. Read more »

Pay Equity Coalition supports Midwives

Press Release – Pay Equity Coalition

The Pay Equity Challenge Coalition today added its support to the College of Midwives claim of pay discrimination on the basis of gender. Read more »

Wellness in the Workplace Survey

Press Release – Southern Cross

This morning the second Wellness in the Workplace survey – a nationwide study of 113 employers (with 116,000 employees) by Southern Cross Health Society and BusinessNZ is being released. The full Wellness in the Workplace 2015 survey can be found here … Read more »

SKYCITY Auckland agrees to new guaranteed minimum hours

Press Release – SKYCITY

SKYCITY Auckland agrees to new guaranteed minimum hours for staff SKYCITY Auckland, together with the Unite Union and the Service and Food Workers Union (SFWU), have struck a landmark agreement that will see all part-time staff on collective employment … Read more »

Historic Bill of Rights Case to be filed in the High Court

Press Release – New Zealand College of Midwives

That from Karen Guilliland, the Chief Executive of the New Zealand College of Midwives, as the organisation prepares to file a pay parity discrimination case on the basis of gender under the NZ Bill of Rights Act in the High Court. Read more »

Q+A: David Seymour – Paid parental leave concessions costs

Press Release – TVNZ

CORIN Well, Sue Moroneys bill to extend paid parental leave to 26 weeks will be back in the house in a couple of weeks time. And this time, the Labour MP could just have the numbers. It, of course, all hinges on Peter Dunne. Now, one MP who … Read more »

The union for employed midwives on gender pay equality

Press Release – MERAS

Midwifery Employee Representation and Advisory Services (MERAS) fully supports and applauds the actions taken by the New Zealand College of Midwives (the College) on behalf of community Lead Maternity Care (LMC) midwives to legally challenge … Read more »

Council supports midwives’ test case on gender pay equality

Press Release – National Council of Women of NZ

The National Council of Women of New Zealand supports the College of Midwives taking action over what the college sees as structural sexism which impacts on midwives pay and conditions and the level of support women giving birth receive. Read more »

Bridges: Road Transport Forum 2015

Speech – New Zealand Government

Good afternoon and thank you for having me here – it is great to have the opportunity to speak to you today, my first such opportunity as Transport Minister. Read more »

Design Bank collaboration hub cuts costs, delivers solutions

Press Release – Information Leadership

Information Leadership is launching Design Bank at the Digital Workplace conference on 31 August, where Director Sarah Heal will be challenging the conventional wisdom about how to make the digital workplace deliver on improving productivity and organisational … Read more »

Business Awards highlight rich mix of success factors

Press Release – Auckland Chamber of Commerce

Following four successful finalist functions across the Auckland region, the Auckland business community is celebrating the achievements of 75 local companies named as finalists in the Westpac Auckland Business Awards 2015. Read more »

thl Financial Results for the Year to 30 June 2015

Press Release – Tourism Holdings Limited

Operating Profit Before Financing Costs and Tax (1) (EBIT) of $32 million, up 42% on prior year Read more »

Car retailer slams lack of action on Easter trading laws

Press Release – 2 Cheap Cars

One of the countrys biggest car retailers says whether its central or local government who does it, New Zealands Easter trading laws need to be brought into the 21st century. Read more »

Diversity Awards 2015: Getting Better by Diversity

Press Release – Equal Employment Opportunities Trust

For the 18th year in a row the Equal Employment Opportunities Trust is once again proud to celebrate the fantastic organisations across New Zealand who are leading the way in workplace diversity. EEO Trust Chief Executive Bev Cassidy-Mackenzie says … Read more »

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