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Nominations Have Closed for the 2016 Fonterra Elections

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:45:22 +1300 | Fonterra

Nominations for the Fonterra Board of Directors’ Independent Nomination Process candidates and the Shareholders’ Council, Directors’ Remuneration Committee, and Fonterra Farmer Custodian Trustee elections closed at 12 noon today.More >>

Sanitarium Health Food NZ exec van Heerden steps down

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:28:30 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Oct. 25 (BusinessDesk) - Pierre van Heerden is stepping down as executive general manager of Sanitarium Health Food Co, earning praise on the way out from the NZ Food and Grocery Council.More >>

Global Woman wants 30% target for female directors

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:18:11 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Oct. 25 (BusinessDesk) - Diversity champion, Global Women, wants to see a minimum target of 30 percent female board composition of NZX-listed companies as a best-practice standard benchmarked globally by 2020.More >>

Pierre van Heerden to step down as head of Sanitarium

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 15:58:25 +1300 | Sanitarium Health and Wellbeing

Sanitarium Executive General Manager Pierre van Heerden has announced that he has resigned and will step down as Head of Sanitarium in December 2016, after a handover period.More >>

Infrastructure New Zealand launched

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 14:52:21 +1300 | Infrastructure NZ

New Zealand's peak infrastructure body, the New Zealand Council for Infrastructure Development has relaunched as Infrastructure New Zealand. More >>

Pastry House workers to strike over low-ball pay offer

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 12:26:31 +1300 | E tu

Workers at Pastry House in Manukau City are taking strike action over a mean pay offer as well as a workload which has staff struggling to cope. More >>

Gordon Campbell on holidays, Hekia Parata and Badlands

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 11:50:08 +1300 | Gordon Campbell

A t this time of year, a lot of New Zealanders tend to bemoan the increasing popularity of Hallowe’en. They regard it as an alien, commercialized American import with no real connection to this country – even though, thank goodness, Hallowe’en ...More >>

Dairy Farmers Attract Au Pairs From Across the Globe

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 10:59:19 +1300 | ATTN

New Zealand dairy farms are becoming home for many au pairs who are heading across the globe to help rural kiwi families.. Taranaki Dairy Farmers Rachel and Murray Perks have two young children and say they used to struggle with the early starts ...More >>

Russell McVeagh leading in equal pay and parental leave

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:07:22 +1300 | Russell McVeagh

Today Russell McVeagh is proud to announce that the firm has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Gold Category in the YWCA Equal Pay Awards. This coincides with an announcement of a new parental leave policy, with increased paid parental leave ...More >>

McDonalds cuts Ronald's hours - union wants to help

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:04:04 +1300 | Unite Union

Unite union has made a public appeal for Ronald Mcdonald to make contact about dramatic cuts in his hours of work. More >>

First Living Wage Employer in the Insurance Sector

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:43:43 +1300 | HealthCarePlus

HealthCarePlus is marking Labour Day this year by celebrating its new status as the first accredited Living Wage Employer in the insurance sector. More >>

Student volunteers out in force to fundraise

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 12:00:15 +1300 | CSFUOAPE

This morning University of Otago student volunteers will take to the Octagon with collection buckets as a part of a public appeal to raise money for the University Council.More >>

Research exposes a widespread lack of workplace cultural fit

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:42:22 +1300 | Robert Walters

An alarming 54% of employees feel they have been misled about workplace culture during job interviews says the findings from research conducted by leading recruitment firm Robert Walters who surveyed 1,800 professionals and 950 hiring managers across New ...More >>

Ōhāriu companies contributing to hi-tech sector

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:41:42 +1300 | New Zealand National Party

National List MP based in Ōhāriu Brett Hudson is congratulating two Ōhāriu companies listed in the annual TIN 100 report on the performance of New Zealand’s top hi-tech companies.More >>

Foodstuffs wins (another) waste minimisation award

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:21:39 +1300 | Foodstuffs Limited

Kiwi-owned supermarket operator Foodstuffs has again had its environmental sustainability efforts recognised, this time by the waste management industry’s WasteMINZ Awards for Excellence.More >>

Resident Doctors give back to communities whilst on strike

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:19:46 +1300 | New Zealand Resident Doctors Association

The recent 48-hour strike by resident doctors saw NZRDA members take the opportunity to participate in a number of positive activities across the country. More >>

Businesses reap rewards from growing green

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:08:49 +1300 | King Seeds

Growing your own doesn’t have to be limited to the home garden. A leading New Zealand seed company is on a mission to challenge New Zealand businesses to improve lunchtime nutrition in the workplace. They’re encouraging them to grow their own nutrient ...More >>

Sky TV's Fellet say submissions against merger 'misleading'

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:01:47 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Oct. 20 (BusinessDesk) - Sky Network Television chief executive John Fellet has hit out at submissions opposing the pay-television broadcaster’s planned $3.44 billion merger with Vodafone, describing them as “unified by their predictability and misleading ...More >>

Another Prestigious Accolade For Geneva Healthcare

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:50:36 +1300 | Geneva Health

Congratulations to our Geneva Healthcare Recruitment Team and Shane King for their nomination as finalists in this year’s prestigious SEEK Annual Recruitment Awards. More >>

LazyAz Founder Ditches Harvard Acceptance

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:07:13 +1300 | LazyAz

Auckland, 20 October 2016 – New Zealand company, LazyAz is looking to revolutionise retail with its application based on-demand delivery service that connects with brick and mortar shops. They are seeking to raise between $75,000 and $200,000 from the ...More >>


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