Proposal to Close Venison Processing Sites

Press Release – Silver Fern Farms

Tuesday 18 October: Silver Fern Farms is consulting with staff at its North Island Wairoa mutton processing plant and its South Island Mossburn venison plant on options for closing the two small sites. Read more »

Latest quadbike death adds to sorry toll

Press Release – Killed At Work Whanau Support

Killed At Work whanau group advocates KAWWS today expressed their grief and aroha for the families left behind after New Zealand’s latest quadbike accident at Taharoa, near Waitomo, killed a teenage girl yesterday evening. Read more »

NZRDA Strike Action Update

Press Release – Northland District Health Board

Unfortunately, we need to reschedule some non-urgent surgery and appointments over the next two days (7am Tuesday 18 October through to Thursday 7am 20 October) due to strike action. Read more »

Unison Commits to Converting Corporate Fleet to Electric

Press Release – Unison Networks

Monday 17 October 2016 The Unison Group has committed to converting 30 per cent of its corporate fleet of vehicles to electric in the next three years, as part of a private sector Electric Vehicle (EV) initiative supported by the Government. Read more »

Delaware North wins top hospitality award again

Press Release – ServiceIQ

When you stop for coffee and a bite to eat at Wellington airport theres a high chance youll be served by New Zealands top hospitality team. Read more »

Thank Your Cleaner Day – October 19

Press Release – OCS Limited

New Zealanders across the country have the opportunity to thank their Refuse Refurbishers, Waste Warriors and Vacuum Vixens as part of Thank Your Cleaner Day on October 19. Read more »

Southern Cross to re-launch its workplace wellbeign services

Press Release – Southern Cross Health Society

Southern Cross Health Society to re-launch its workplace wellbeing services and implement the dacadoo Health Score Platform in New Zealand Read more »

NZ facing security skills shortages

Press Release – Make Lemonade

Muller will be hosting a roundtable discussion on the hidden threat of the growing shortage of available people with cyber-security skills at the New Zealand security summit in Wellington tomorrow (October 17). Read more »

Whangarei’s Canopy Bridge Sleep-Out attracts 65 people

Press Release – Tai Tokerau Emergency Housing

Over 65 people, ranging in age from 6 to over 70 years, braved the volatile weather conditions to sleep-out at Whangareis Town Basin Saturday night; mostly on the Canopy Bridge with several taking shelter in their cars. Read more »

$2.5 million to help offenders get work ready

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Corrections will receive $2.5 million from the Justice Sector Fund to help offenders into stable employment. The This Way for Work initiative, is a two year pilot programme, and includes a new in-house recruitment function and the provision of … Read more »

Q+A: Winston Peters

Press Release – TVNZ

Q+A: Winston Peters interviewed by Jessica Mutch Tinkering around the edges – Winston Peters on government changes to immigration New Zealand First leader Winston Peters who has long campaigned for controls on immigration told Q+A that he doesnt … Read more »

DHBs break off negotiations over SMO payments

Press Release – Association of Salaried Medical Specialists

DHBs break off negotiations over SMO payments for additional work undertaken during RMO strike (18-20 October) Read more »

Māori Party pays tribute to wahine toa

Press Release – The Maori Party

The Mori Party joins the country in paying tribute to Helen Kelly who they describe as a “wahine toa.” Read more »

Maritime Union mourns loss of Helen Kelly

Press Release – Maritime Union of New Zealand

The Maritime Union of New Zealand mourns the death of union leader Helen Kelly, aged 52. Read more »

Finalists for Skills Active Apprentice of the Year

Press Release – Skills Active

Industry training organisation Skills Active has announced the finalists in its inaugural Apprentice of the Year competition, which recognises high-potential individuals gaining skills and qualifications that will help them improve the wellbeing of New Zealanders, … Read more »

MWU mourns the loss of Helen Kelly

Press Release – Meat Workers Union

The passing of Helen Kelly is deeply mourned by Meat Workers Union members across New Zealand. Helen worked tirelessly for our members, says MWU National Secretary Graham Cooke. She lent so much hope and inspiration to us and to the union movement, … Read more »

Inclusive workplace has perfect brew

Press Release – Attitude Trust

A love of coffee has been a life changer for Coffee Educators owners Claire Matheson and Dan Burford. Read more »

The loss of a compassionate warrior

Press Release – Association of Salaried Medical Specialists

Helen Kelly was a compassionate warrior who fought for the rights of ordinary working New Zealanders, and she will be greatly missed, says Ian Powell, Executive Director of the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists (ASMS). Read more »

E tū pays tribute to Helen Kelly

Press Release – E Tu

Helen was a visionary and an inspiration. Her legendary leadership, fierce determination and brilliant ideas will have an everlasting impact on workers in Aotearoa. Read more »

Helen Kelly leaves a great legacy for women

Press Release – NZNO

NZNO in deep sadness today join with all other CTU affiliates and thousands of people who knew Helen Kelly and the great work she has done for a very long time on behalf of working people in New Zealand. Read more »

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