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 aucklandairport.co.nz 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 »

Retailers Look to Positive Christmas, Prices May Rise

Press Release – Retail NZ

Retail NZ’s Retail Radar report shows that online shopping continues to grow at a far greater rate than other shopping categories, but retailers across the board are looking forward to a positive Christmas as the shopping pace increases in the lead-up … Read more »

Online Crime Costs New Zealand Consumers $257 million

Press Release – Symantec

Norton Cybersecurity Insights Report Reveals Eight out of Ten New Zealand Consumers Surveyed Believe They Will Experience Online Crime Read more »

Hefty insurance costs deserve closer scrutiny

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

The Government needs to take a close look at practices that may be forcing Kiwis to pay more for their insurance or preventing them from taking out insurance, Labour’s Commerce spokesman Kris Faafoi says. Read more »

One New Director, Two New Shareholders’ Councillors Elected

Press Release – Fonterra Shareholders Council

Today, following the close of voting in the 2015 Fonterra Elections, which saw record Shareholder voting, it has been confirmed that one new Director and two new Shareholders Councillors will take office following the Fonterra Annual Meeting on Wednesday. Read more »

Greater clarity needed for housing transfers

Press Release – Community Housing Aotearoa

Media Release Greater clarity needed for housing transfer in Invercargill and Tauranga – CHA The Government has listened to some of the concerns raised by Community Housing Aotearoa surrounding the process of transferring about 1500 Housing NZ homes in Invercargill … Read more »

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