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Govt fails Southern Cross Forest workers

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:26:01 +1200 | Green Party

The Government’s failure to deal with problems in the wood processing industry has resulted in more needless job losses, Green Party forestry spokesperson Steffan Browning said today.More >>

Save Our Sawmills And Jobs by Setting Log Price

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:00:14 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

The blame for the closure of yet another timber mill can be laid squarely at the feet of the National Government and its refusal to intervene in the New Zealand log market, says New Zealand First.More >>

Electra Appoints New Chief Executive

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:10:15 +1200 | Electra

The Board of Electra Limited are delighted to announce the appointment of Neil Simmonds as its next Chief Executive. More >>

Restructuring of Southern Cross Forest Products

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:18:13 +1200 | KordaMentha

The receivers of Southern Cross Forest Products (SCFP) announced today a restructuring of the South Island businesses. Receiver, Brendon Gibson from KordaMentha, said: “It is no secret that the company has long struggled to secure sufficient log supplies ...More >>

Anniversary of Rana Plaza Building Collapse in Bangladesh

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:40:32 +1200 | US Department of State

Today marks the one-year anniversary of the building collapse at Rana Plaza in Dhaka, Bangladesh that claimed over 1,100 lives and injured thousands more – the worst industrial disaster in the history of the garment industry. More >>

Live Website Download Comparison Exposes ISPs

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:16:30 +1200 | TrueNet

TrueNet's new focus is on the time taken to download 8 live websites. The smaller ISPs came out on top with a standout performance from Voyager VDSL measured at 2.5 seconds download speed for all websites. Vodafone ADSL had the biggest discrepancy ...More >>

Board appointed to steer Economic Development Strategy

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:26:30 +1200 | Horowhenua District Council

A board largely made up of local business leaders has been appointed to help steer Horowhenua's Economic Development Strategy. More >>

Easter bonus for holiday parks

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:34:51 +1200 | Holiday Parks Association

The Easter/Anzac Day holiday period is bringing an end-of-season windfall to holiday parks, with confidence levels rising to an all-time high. More >>

New Appointment to Whitireia and WelTec Council

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:05:12 +1200 | WelTech and Whitireia

Roger Sowry, Chair of the Council of WelTec and Whitireia today announced the appointment of Antony Royal to the institutions’ governing body. “I am very pleased to announce Antony’s appointment and delighted he has accepted this new role,” says Mr Sowry.More >>

SolarCity NZ acquires specialist solar installation company

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 17:31:40 +1200 | SolarCity

To continue the growth of its in-house engineering expertise, SolarCity NZ today announced the acquisition of SmartSparky, a specialist solar design and installation company.More >>

Farm Manager Finalists Milking 5000 Cows

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:53:58 +1200 | NZ Dairy Industry Awards

The eleven 2014 New Zealand Farm Manager of the Year finalists are together managing 5200 cows producing more than two million kilograms of milksolids. More >>

Extractives Industry Advisory Group appointed

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:00:35 +1200 | WorkSafe NZ

A highly experienced group of extractives industry experts has been appointed to provide advice to the WorkSafe New Zealand Board on the implementation of the new regulatory framework for mining and tunnelling.More >>

Continuing success for Airways’ Hong Kong partnership

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:42:01 +1200 | Airways New Zealand

Airways New Zealand’s fourth Hong Kong air traffic control class has graduated at Airways’ Palmerston North training academy in New Zealand, after an intensive ab-initio programme.More >>

www.inthehouse.co.nz upgraded ready for September election

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:18:38 +1200 | Tandem Studios

The www.inthehouse.co.nz website, which hosts the video record of every session from the New Zealand Parliament since 2009, has been upgraded ready for this year’s general election.More >>

Kiwis still paying too much for ACC

Mon, 21 Apr 2014 15:50:29 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

Kiwis are still paying too much for ACC so that the National Government can balance its books, Labour’s ACC spokesperson Iain Lees-Galloway says. More >>

Westland values are alive and well

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 10:52:09 +1200 | Westland Milk Products

The severity of the storm on the South Island’s West Coast is becoming clearer as communication is restored, Westland Milk Products says, and the dairy company is advising its farmers and staff to make sure they’re taking a break and support ...More >>

Politicians Should Maintain Workers’ Easter Break

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 14:57:49 +1200 | Family First

Family First NZ is rejecting calls for any liberalisation of Easter trading laws and says that workers deserve a break to spend time with their families. “This is not an issue about choice as has been argued. For many workers, they don’t have ...More >>

Workers can kiss goodbye to Easter Sunday off

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 12:29:44 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

The Government’s decision to “reprioritise” scarce labour inspector resources by abandoning the enforcement of Easter Sunday Shop Trading laws means workers can kiss goodbye to a guaranteed day off, says Labour’s Associate Labour Issues spokesperson ...More >>

Global unions applaud NZ ‘slave ships’ progress

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:34:53 +1200 | Joint Press Release

Global unions the ITF (International Transport Workers' Federation) and IUF (International Union of Food, Agricultural and Hospitality Workers) today applauded the steps forward made in preventing often shocking abuse of crews on fishing vessels in New Zealand ...More >>

Families before commerce at Easter

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:19:55 +1200 | First Union

Families before commerce at Easter The retail workers’ union has hit back at critics of New Zealand's modest Easter trading restrictions. "Some things are more important than going to the mall, and for just three and a half days each year we put community ...More >>

 

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