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Human Rights Commission welcomes survey

Thu, 26 Nov 2015 16:04:59 +1300 | Human Rights Commission

The Human Rights Commission has welcomed the State Services Commission’s 2015 Human Resource Capability (HRC) Survey. More >>

Workers reject Greater Wellington’s bargaining offer

Thu, 26 Nov 2015 14:48:06 +1300 | Public Service Association

Public Service Association (PSA) and Central Amalgamated Workers Union (CAWU) have voted overwhelmingly to reject Greater Wellington Regional Council’s bargaining offer.More >>

EMA pushes for legislative reform of RMA

Thu, 26 Nov 2015 14:17:22 +1300 | Employers And Manufacturers Association

EMA pushes for legislative reform of RMA Confirmation a bill has been introduced to Parliament to overhaul the Resource Management Act has been hailed as step in the right direction, by the EMA. “More than 35% of our members say the current ...More >>

Fatal Workplace Incident - Mangere - Counties Manukau

Wed, 25 Nov 2015 17:49:40 +1300 | New Zealand Police

A 54 year old man has died in a workplace accident in Aintree Avenue, Mangere this afternoon. More >>

Government likely to scrap “one-for-two” ETS surrenders

Wed, 25 Nov 2015 17:34:49 +1300 | Bell Gully

The Government has sent a clear signal that arrangements put in place to ease the impact of the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) on certain sectors during the Global Financial Crisis could be scrapped as early as next year. More >>

Flavell: Rise 2025 Indigenous Coaching & Development Program

Wed, 25 Nov 2015 17:17:26 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Today we are here to acknowledge the first 14 wāhine Māori to embark upon the # Rise 2025 Indigenous Coaching and Development Programme supported by MWDI. This global coaching certification aims to deploy these certified coaches to work with MWDI clients. ...More >>

Nod for new NZ-India air services deal welcomed

Wed, 25 Nov 2015 16:50:27 +1300 | India Trade Alliance

The Indian Government has approved the signing of a revised Air Services Agreement between India and New Zealand, according to a Government media release last week. More >>

Abuse of Restaurant Workers Tip of Iceberg

Wed, 25 Nov 2015 16:33:44 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

Exploitation of migrant workers at a restaurant near Nelson is the tip of the iceberg, says New Zealand First. More >>

No excuse for inadequate machine guards

Wed, 25 Nov 2015 14:00:57 +1300 | WorkSafe NZ

Firewood Direct (Motueka) Limited has been fined $25,000 and ordered to pay reparation of $40,000 (plus $836.46 in lost earnings) after one of its workers suffered horrific injuries when his hand was struck by a log-splitter ram in February.More >>

October 2015 Monthly traffic update

Wed, 25 Nov 2015 12:45:03 +1300 | Auckland Airport

Issued : 25 November 2015 October 2015 Monthly traffic update 7.6% Auckland Airport’s international passengers (excluding transit passengers) were up 7.6% in October 2015 compared with October 2014. Growth was achieved across ...More >>

NZ Skeptics announce Bent Spoon award

Tue, 24 Nov 2015 17:29:30 +1300 | NZ Skeptics Society

The Pharmacy Council has been awarded the 2015 Bent Spoon Award from the NZ Skeptics for proposing a change to their Code of Ethics that would allow the sale of healthcare products that have not been shown to work.More >>

Kiwi stops Queenstown flights, looks to other regions

Tue, 24 Nov 2015 17:23:01 +1300 | Kiwi Regional Airlines

One month after commencing flights between Dunedin and Queenstown, Kiwi Regional Airlines has announced it will be ceasing these services, with the last flight on 30th November 2015.More >>

Investigating faults before review

Tue, 24 Nov 2015 17:21:24 +1300 | Gisborne District Council

Council are currently investigating the need for a review of a resource consent, after residents in Moana Road complained last month about overhead Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) cables installed by Chorus.More >>

ETS review an opportunity for forestry

Tue, 24 Nov 2015 17:19:41 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Today’s announcement of the start of a review of the NZ ETS brings an opportunity to consider how New Zealand can further incentivise the planting of more forests, says Associate Primary Industries Minister Jo Goodhew.More >>

Government begins review of ETS

Tue, 24 Nov 2015 17:12:59 +1300 | New Zealand Government

The Government has begun its review of the Emissions Trading Scheme (NZ ETS) to assess its operation and effectiveness to 2020 and beyond, Climate Change Issues Minister Tim Groser announced today.More >>

Students, Businesses to Benefit From Paihia Resort College

Tue, 24 Nov 2015 17:01:50 +1300 | Queenstown Resort College

Paihia has been chosen as the location of QRC’s Tai Tokerau Resort College to open in early 2016, said QRC Chief Executive Charlie Phillips today. More >>

Employers urged to give offenders a chance

Tue, 24 Nov 2015 14:56:18 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Corrections Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga hosted a breakfast today for more than 80 employers in a bid to help find jobs for offenders and reduce reoffending. The employer engagement breakfast in Auckland, which was also attended by Prime Minister ...More >>

Brett Hewlett new chair of Priority One

Tue, 24 Nov 2015 14:09:27 +1300 | Priority one

MEDIA RELEASE: Tuesday 24 November 2015: Last night Brett Hewlett was elected as the new chair of economic development organisation, Priority One. Brett has spent the last 10 years as the chief executive of global honey and health food company ...More >>

Electricity infrastructure workers set to strike next week

Tue, 24 Nov 2015 13:39:15 +1300 | E Tu

113 E tū members employed by PowerNet and Otago Power Services will take strike action next week, if the companies don’t improve their offers at negotiations this Thursday.More >>

Bell Gully wins Large Law Firm of Year

Tue, 24 Nov 2015 11:48:57 +1300 | Bell Gully

Last night Bell Gully won the top award at the prestigious New Zealand Law Awards – Large Law Firm of the Year. More >>


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