Out-of-Work Young Kiwis on the Rise

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First disputes the governments claims that unemployment is down when the number of young unemployed has risen. Read more »

Countdown recognised as Good Business Egg

Press Release – Countdown

22 April 2016: Countdown has been recognised as a Good Business Egg, winning the Health and Wellbeing category at last nights Business and Community Shares (BACS) annual awards. Read more »

Big jump in benefit numbers in Christchurch as rebuild slows

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

The Christchurch rebuild seems to be stalling with a 20% increase in people on the jobseeker benefit since March last year, says Labours Canterbury spokesperson Megan Woods. Read more »

Cooperative Business New Zealand appoints new CEO

Press Release – Cooperative Business New Zealand.

Cooperative Business New Zealand is pleased to announce the appointment of Craig Presland as its new Chief Executive Officer. Read more »

Understanding Your Risks in Business

Press Release – Maintenance Engineering Society of New Zealand

The HASAW Act has placed a new set of pressures on industry, but totally justified if you look at our terrible record. If your company is already operating a compliant health and safety system, not too much changes other than an emphasis on identifying … Read more »

Excitement brewing for geothermal project

Press Release – Eastland Group

Excitement is brewing across both the Kawerau township and Whakatne district as a much anticipated project launches a new phase of development. Read more »

Restaurant pays out after MBIE’s freezing order

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Taste of Egypt Ltd paid $91,000 in penalties and arrears owed to two workers to the Employment Court, pending their appeal, after the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employments (MBIE) Labour Inspectorate issued a freezing order against the … Read more »

Attaché supports MYOB and ANZ Start Up initiative

Press Release – Attache Software

BUSINESS systems software provider Attach has thrown its support behind a new startup initiative designed to help the more than 300,000 New Zealand micro businesses who need support to grow. Read more »

AFFCO Talley sentencing: does the punishment fit the crime?

Press Release – Meat Workers Union

The conviction and $30,000 fine today in the Tauranga District Court for the horrific injury of a worker caught by a meat hook and left angling for nearly an hour at AFFCO Talleys Rangiuru plant in 2014 is not a sufficient deterrent, says the Meat Workers … Read more »

Compass meals: community unites against hospital slop

Press Release – Real Meals Coalition

Community groups, workers unions and Opposition parties are all calling on Southern District Health Board to bring food services back in-house and release commercial provider Compass from their 15-year contract. Read more »

Vacancies rose in March – MBIE Jobs Online Report

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The number of job vacancies rose by 0.7 per cent in March 2016, and by 7.9 per cent over the year, according to the latest Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) Jobs Online report. In March the largest increases were in the education and … Read more »

$50,000 grant winner named

Press Release – Canterbury Development Corporation

The inaugural $50,000 Canterbury Proof of Concept Grant has been allocated, with the money set to help the winner commercialise his ground-breaking initiative around electrical filters. Read more »

New Zealand Job Market Strengthens

Press Release – SEEK

Across New Zealand new job ads jumped 6.1 per cent in March, leaving the country in a good state with 5.2 per cent more job ads than 12 months ago. Read more »

Property boom stretching legal teams

Press Release – Convergence

Law firms are struggling to keep up with the booming commercial property market, with signs of skill shortages emerging, a recruitment specialist says. Read more »

Flood of Migrants Makes It Tough for Kiwi Job Seekers

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

A quarter of a million people are coming in on temporary work and student visas each year and want a job its tough luck for New Zealanders, says New Zealand First Leader Rt Hon Winston Peters. Read more »

Thirty-fourth refurbished house leaves Rolleston Prison

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Minister of Corrections 19 April 2016 Media Statement Thirty-fourth refurbished house leaves Rolleston Prison Construction Yard Read more »

Kiwis encouraged to serve New Zealand this Anzac Day

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The launch of a new initiative which encourages New Zealanders to volunteer in their community on days of national significance has been welcomed by Community and Voluntary Sector Minister Jo Goodhew. Read more »

This Admin Appreciation Day, give more than choccies

Press Release – Public Service Association

Administrative staff up and down the country will be recognised tomorrow, and the Public Service Association is urging businesses, government agencies and NGOs to make a day to remember. Read more »

Kaikohe youth take next step into careers

Press Release – Ministry For Primary Industries

Today 30 young people from Kaikohe graduated from the first stage of the Growing Regional Opportunities through Work (GROW) programme an initiative stemmed from the Tai Tokerau Northland Economic Action Plan. Read more »

APN considers demerging NZME following cancelled IPO

Article – BusinessDesk

April 18 (BusinessDesk) – APN News & Media could spin off its NZME New Zealand media assets after abandoning an initial public offering for the division in February, although investors say such a proposal may struggle to find favour with shareholders. Read more »

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