Convention Centre resource consent application to be lodged

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce has welcomed SkyCitys planned submission today of a resource consent application for the construction of the New Zealand International Convention Centre (NZICC). Read more »

Spectacular flythrough reveals first glimpses inside NZICC

Press Release – SKYCITY

Stunning imagery of the New Zealand International Convention Centre (NZICC), including the first glimpses inside the building, has been released today by SKYCITY Entertainment Group. Read more »

Job ads trending down, says ANZ survey

Article – BusinessDesk

Dec. 19 (BusinessDesk) – Total job advertising has taken an end-of-year dip, falling 0.1 per cent in November after seasonal adjustments, following a 0.3 percent drop the previous month, according to the ANZ Job Ads index. Read more »

Disabled people keen to work

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Almost two-thirds of disabled adults aged under 65 are employed, and most of the remainder would like to have jobs, according to a new report released by Statistics New Zealand. Read more »

Waikato DHB Responds to PSA’s Claims Re 4 & 2 Roster

Press Release – Waikato DHB

Waikato DHB engaged with both the NZ Public Service Association (PSA) and the NZ Nurses Organisation (NZNO), as both unions have affected members who work 4 & 2 rosters in our Mental Health service. Read more »

Tracy Peters Named Head of Affordable Housing for RED

Press Release – Red Capital Group

Tracy Peters Named Head of Affordable Housing for RED RED Capital Group is pleased to announce that Tracy Peters has been named Head of Affordable Housing for the firm. Read more »

Retention of GPs on Long Term Skill Shortage List applauded

Press Release – New Zealand Rural General Practice Network

A decision by The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment not to remove GPs from its Long Term Skill Shortage List (LTSSL) is a common sense decision in light of ongoing and growing GP shortages in many parts of rural New Zealand. Read more »

20 years of selling semen and nothing’s a problem

Press Release – CRV Ambreed

Te Aroha local, born and bred, Butch Coombe celebrates 20 years working with CRV Ambreed as a field consultant. Read more »

Mediation Between Lyttelton Port and Union Fails

Press Release – First Union

The Rail and Maritime Union (RMTU) has opted to continue its overtime ban indefinitely after mediation with the Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) failed to progress collective bargaining. There was no substantial shift in LPCs position today … Read more »

Stay safe on tradies day this Friday

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Canterbury Police urge business and bosses who are putting on shouts for their staff this Friday to plan ahead how everyone will get home safely. Read more »

Disturbing Number of Senior Doctors on Fixed Term Contracts

Press Release – Association of Salaried Medical Specialists

The Association of Salaried Medical Specialists (ASMS) is concerned by the number of senior doctors hired on fixed term rather than permanent employment contracts in district health boards (DHBS) in the past two years. Read more »

DHB puts staff and patients at risk in order to save money

Press Release – Public Service Association

The Public Service Association (PSA) is alarmed that the Waikato District Health Board (WDHB) is proposing to cut the 4 and 2 roster system, established nationally, for mental health nurses. The PSA represents more than 210 mental health nurses working … Read more »

Powerhouse Ventures Appointment of Rick Christie as Director

Press Release – Powerhouse Ventures Ltd

Powerhouse Ventures Limited (Powerhouse), developer of intellectual property-based businesses, announces that it has appointed Rick Christie to the Board as a Non-Executive Director, with effect from its Board Meeting last week. Read more »

Beat the skills gap with industry training

Press Release – Industry Training Federation of New Zealand

We can beat the skills gap if we meet the future demand for skilled workers in areas such as aged care, says the Industry Training Federation. This Christmas well be thinking of growing number of older people who need support, says Industry … Read more »

Appointment of Dame Margaret Millard to Green Cross Health

Press Release – Rural Women New Zealand

Rural Women New Zealand says todays appointment of Dame Margaret Millard DCNZM, JP to the board of Green Cross Health will bring a rural perspective to the companys operations, reflecting the original focus and unique strengths of Access Homehealth … Read more »

Lyttelton Port workers begin overtime ban

Press Release – First Union

Workers of Christchurch Rail and Lyttelton Port have begun an indefinite ban on overtime, according to the Rail and Maritime Transport Union. The ban was announced at a mass meeting at the Port after negotiations between Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) … Read more »

Lyttelton Port workers begin overtime ban

Press Release – Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Workers of Christchurch Rail and Lyttelton Port have begun an indefinite ban on overtime, according to the Rail and Maritime Transport Union. Read more »

43% of Marketing Professionals Seeking New Roles in 2015

Press Release – font

NEW ZEALAND, 17 December 2014 Almost half of New Zealand marketing professionals will be looking for other job opportunities in the New Year. Read more »

Turning up the heat on working conditions

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

A Jobs That Count campaign has the full support of Labour, the partys Labour Relations spokesperson Iain Lees-Galloway says. Read more »

Meat workers need Jobs that Count

Press Release – Council of Trade Unions

The CTU is supporting todays Meat Workers Union campaign to combat insecure work in a core New Zealand export industry. “Last year the CTU published a report on insecure work shows that at least 30% of New Zealands workers over 635,000 people including … Read more »

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