NZ must do more on exploited migrant labour: US State Dept

Article – BusinessDesk

July 31 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand needs to significantly boost its efforts to protect vulnerable migrant workers against exploitative employers, says the US Department of State, in its latest human trafficking report. Read more »

Meredith Connell Announces New Partner

Press Release – Exceltium

Meredith Connell is very pleased to welcome Leo Farmer as the firms newest partner. Read more »

Maritime industry backing World Maritime activities

Press Release – Maritime New Zealand

With worldwide shortages of over 42,500 officers expected by 2019, the New Zealand maritime industry will focus firmly on education and training for NZ Careers at Sea to celebrate World Maritime Day (Thurs, Sept 24). Read more »

Social Security Amendment Bill

Press Release – New Zealand Government

On 23 July 2015, the House of Representatives referred the Social Security (Extension of Young Persons Services and Remedial Matters) Amendment Bill to the Social Services Select Committee for consideration and report to the House by 23 January 2016. Read more »

David Caygill to chair BusinessNZ Energy Council

Press Release – BusinessNZ

David Caygill to chair BusinessNZ Energy Council Former Finance Minister Hon David Caygill is to Chair the BusinessNZ Energy Council. Mr Caygill, former Electricity Commission chair, also chaired a ministerial inquiry into the New Zealand electricity … Read more »

Wages climbing faster than CPI

Press Release – Senescall Akers Ltd

Private sector pay increases continue to run well ahead of inflation during the past year, according to employment relations consultancy Adelhelm & Associates latest private sector wage survey. Read more »

Australian Labor Doing Right Thing for Kiwis in Oz

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First is pleased the Australian Labor Party favours fairer treatment for Kiwis living in Australia. Read more »

Ngai Tahu Property Chief Executive Signals Departure

Press Release – Cherryred Consulting

Ngai Tahu Property Chief Executive Signals Departure Ngi Tahu Property Chief Executive, Tony Sewell, has announced that he will be leaving Ngi Tahu Property to explore new business opportunities. After 21 years working for Te Rnanga o Ngi Tahu … Read more »

Fix the Health and Safety law – Pike Families

Press Release – New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

The Government has today betrayed its promise to the families of workers killed at Pike, and in hundreds of other workplaces, by pushing weakened health and safety law through its second reading. Read more »

Businesses Need Helping Hand to Deliver Health And Safety

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First is warning the government that small and medium businesses could be crippled under the financial burden of conforming to new health and safety requirements. Read more »

Building industry occupational board appointments announced

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Appointments to the Building Practitioners, Plumbers, Gasfitters and Drainlayers and Registered Architects Boards and the Chartered Professional Engineers Council were announced today by Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith. Read more »

Appointment of Auckland Coroner

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Auckland barrister Debra Bell has been appointed a coroner, Attorney-General Christopher Finlayson QC announced today. Ms Bell fills the vacancy created when Judge Deborah Marshall was appointed Chief Coroner earlier this year. She joins four other coroners … Read more »

Time to listen to workplace victims’ families

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Labour has listened to the families of whose loved ones have been killed at work and calls on other political parties to back its proposals to make workplaces safer and prevent unnecessary deaths on the job. John Key promised the families of the … Read more »

Pukeko Pictures Announces Appointment of Clive Spink as CEO

Press Release – Pukeko Pictures

Pukeko Pictures Announces Appointment of Clive Spink as Chief Executive Officer Thursday July 30 2015 Wellington, New Zealand Read more »

Business “appalled” with government’s treatment of KiwiRail

Press Release – First Union

The rail workers union is backing calls from Mainfreight chairman Bruce Plested for more positive support for long-term rail infrastructure, says Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) General Secretary Wayne Butson. Read more »

Colin and Helen Craig Statement re: Dirty Politics Brigade

Press Release – Colin Craig

Thank you for coming. My wife (Helen) and I will be making statements after which I will be taking questions from the media. Read more »

NZ women earn on average $608,000 less than men over life

Article – BusinessDesk

Kiwi women earn on average $608,000 less than men over their lifetime, ANZ report says Read more »

New workplace health and safety laws

Press Release – Adroite Communications

New workplace health and safety laws will affect business in town and in the rural sector Read more »

New Role for Dallas Gurney

Press Release – Niki Schuck

New Role for Dallas Gurney Leads to International Appointment 29 July 2015 New Zealand Media and Entertainment (NZME) Radio has announced Dallas Gurney has been appointed into a new role at Group level focussed on growing commercial branded content, … Read more »

Every minute eight people visit

Press Release – Careers New Zealand

Careers New Zealands Plain English award winning website,, receives around four million visits a year which equates to eight people visiting the site every minute. Read more »

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