WA Super Now Accept KiwiSaver Contributions

Press Release – WA Super

Australian superannuation fund WA Super is thrilled to announce they will accept eligible contributions transferred from KiwiSaver accounts effective as of October 23, 2014. Read more »

Colliers International Workplace Report 2014

Press Release – Colliers International

Elbows in the squeeze is on at work. The latest biennial workplace report on occupational trends in CBD office markets by Colliers International shows tenants are squeezing in more workers than in previous years as rents begin to rise in most … Read more »

Union accuses SkyCity CEO of misleading public

Press Release – Unite Union

Unite Union has accused SkyCity CEO Nigel Morrison of misleading the public over the cut in hours for a staff member who raised the issue at the company’s AGM. Read more »

Hamilton Retailer Wins National Recognition

Press Release – Service IQ

Ashley works at Liquor King Hillcrest, in Hamilton, and has completed his ServiceIQ National Certificate in Retail Level 2. Read more »

Low inflation – time for meaningful wage increases

Press Release – New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

With inflation low, now is a good time for workers to negotiate for pay increases that outstrip price rises and deliver real increases in wages and salaries. For too many people, real pay increases have been missing for several years unless they … Read more »

Courier driver who blamed fake tax agent is sentenced

Press Release – Inland Revenue Department

A Papamoa-based courier driver who lied and blamed a non-existent tax agent for mishandling his tax affairs has been sentenced to 12 months home detention and ordered to pay back $180,000. Read more »

Construction momentum builds across New Zealand

Press Release – Hays

Jobs growth in New Zealands construction industry is gathering pace as several large infrastructure developments have commenced or are about to get underway, says recruiting experts Hays Construction. Read more »

Tea breaks gone by lunch time

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Labour is calling for an eleventh hour reprieve to employment law changes which could see thousands of Kiwi workers not covered by collective agreements lose their smoko breaks, its spokesperson on Labour Issues Andrew Little says. Read more »

John Key: Our plan for the next three years

Press Release – John Key

This week New Zealands fifty-first Parliament convened for the first time. The National Caucus is a strong, united team and I was pleased to hear the first maiden speeches of our new MPs. I was also proud to take the opportunity to outline some … Read more »

First NZ job fairs in November

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Government has announced that a series of job fairs will be held in capital cities across Australia to encourage more Kiwis to return home and Australians to settle here to help fill emerging skills gaps and support thriving New Zealand-based businesses. Read more »

Māori Operated SMEs Ahead on Earnings

Press Release – MYOB

Mori-operated small businesses have outperformed the SME average over the last year, although operators are less confident of growth in 2015 according to a nationwide survey. Read more »

Announcement of new group to represent ICT sector

Press Release – Inland Revenue Department

Announcement of new group to represent ICT sector and help transform New Zealands tax system Read more »

National’s Employment Laws Grim for Working People

Press Release – Grant Robertson – Labour MP

The new Government is expected to push through changes to employment law in the coming weeks that will damage the health and economic wellbeing of New Zealanders, Labour Leadership contender Grant Robertson, said. Read more »

John’s Job Fairs no fix for unemployment and poverty

Press Release – Auckland Action Against Poverty

John Key has clearly been looking to the US for his latest bright idea on dealing with employment issues, says Auckland Action Against Poverty coordinator Sue Bradford. Job fairs where the desperately unemployed queue in their corporate best to compete … Read more »

Sales growth leads to new Christchflagship Bridgestone store

Press Release – Bridgestone

After almost two decades in the same location, Bridgestone Tyre Centre Christchurch has relocated and reopened at much larger premises on 652 Halswell Junction Rd, Hornby South. It was growth in sales which prompted the need for a bigger space to facilitate … Read more »

Qual IT Adds Another Industry Star To Its Team

Press Release – Qual It

New Zealands largest independent IT Quality and Test Solutions provider, Qual IT, today announced the appointment of Reg Prasad as Consulting Principal, charged with leading and growing the consulting arm of the company. Read more »

Biggs right fit for WREDA, says Chamber

Press Release – Wellington Employers’ Chamber of Commerce

Wellington Employers Chamber of Commerce welcomes the appointment of Peter Biggs as the inaugural chair of the regions new economic development agency, WREDA. Read more »

Students doing it tough as fees rise again

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

The Government is making it increasingly difficult for Kiwis to gain tertiary education as fees continue to rise and access to student support becomes even more restricted, Labours Tertiary Education spokesperson Chris Hipkins says. Read more »

Taranaki DHB celebrates workplace wellness week

Press Release – Taranaki District Health Board

Taranaki DHBs Workplace Wellness Committee is kicking off Workplace Wellness Week from Monday 20 Friday 24 October and will promote healthy activity, healthy eating and a healthy body and mind. Read more »

Asbestos investigation completed

Press Release – WorkSafe NZ

WorkSafe New Zealand has concluded its investigation into the management of asbestos in the Canterbury Home Repair Programme and has decided not to lay any charges. Read more »

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