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New parents deserve support - Labour will deliver

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 09:58:58 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour will pass legislation delivering 26 weeks paid parental leave to New Zealand families in its first 100 days in Government, Labour List MP Sue Moroney says. More >>

Simpson Grierson Wins Equal Pay Award

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 09:54:23 +1200 | Simpson Grierson

Simpson Grierson was awarded the Silver Award at the inaugural YWCA Equal Pay Awards announced in Auckland last night. The Silver Award acknowledges Simpson Grierson's commitment to equality. Simpson Grierson HR Director Jo Copeland says: "We are ...More >>

Westpac Win Gold For Equal Pay

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 09:30:13 +1200 | YWCA

July 2014 – YWCA Auckland has today announced four outstanding winners of its inaugural Equal Pay Awards, led by Westpac, who were awarded first place - the Gold Award - for best practice as an equal pay employer.More >>

Commission congratulates YWCA Equal Pay Award Recipients

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 09:20:20 +1200 | Human Rights Commission

EEO Commissioner Dr Jackie Blue has congratulated the winners of the inaugural YWCA Equal Pay Awards. “Change does not happen without leadership and this is what we are seeing with these employers who are determined to address New Zealand’s persistent ...More >>

Guy: Speech to GIA signing with NZ Pork

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:21:19 +1200 | New Zealand Government

It’s great to be here today to witness the signing of the Government Industry Agreement Deed by the New Zealand Pork Industry. This is a historic day. It’s the result of the hard work over several years of both industry and government to realise the ...More >>

EPA Questions For Chatham Rise Phospate Mining Raise Alarm

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:20:43 +1200 | Deepwater Group

Alarm bells should be ringing in light of the hard questions asked by Environmental Protection Authority’s (EPA) of Chatham Rock Phosphate’s miningapplication. More >>

Ngati Ruanui joins ironsand mining appeal

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:17:05 +1200 | Te Runanga o Ngati Ruanui Trust

Te Runanga o Ngati Ruanui Trust has applied to the High Court to join Trans Tasman Resources appeal against the decision to reject its application to mine iron sands off the south Taranaki coast. More >>

Xero and Warehouse Stationery join forces

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:57:34 +1200 | Xero

Xero’s vision to connect small business to big business is now a reality with Warehouse Stationery today announced as the next major New Zealand corporate to integrate with Xero.More >>

Ryman wins most trusted retirement village brand

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:02:39 +1200 | Ryman Healthcare

Ryman Healthcare is the most trusted brand in the retirement village industry, according to Reader’s Digest. More >>

TPT Group Appoints Chair and Director

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:49:18 +1200 | TPT Group

TPT Group Holdings has appointed Graeme Hansen as Independent Chair and Brendan Wood as Non-Executive Director. More >>

Auckland schools on the menu at The Food Show

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:46:55 +1200 | The Food Show

Two Auckland high schools participating in the region wide Young Enterprise Scheme (YES) will compete for business amongst some of New Zealand’s biggest producers of artisan and speciality goods at this year’s Auckland Food Show at the ASB Showgrounds, ...More >>

Profession Recognises Barfoot & Thompson As ‘The Best’

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:45:38 +1200 | Barfoot and Thompson

For the second time in three months, Barfoot & Thompson has been named as New Zealand’s best real estate agency. More >>

Redundancies at Fonterra packaging facility in Waikato

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:33:16 +1200 | Dairy Workers Union

The Dairy Workers Union says redundancies at a Fonterra packaging plant in Waikato will come as a heavy blow to those affected and the union will be doing everything it can to support workers.More >>

Labour's regional policy not the whole answer

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:01:01 +1200 | Employers And Manufacturers Association

The priority for Labour's regional development policy should switch from sprinkling money around to changing the laws holding back growth in the regions, the Employers and Manufacturers Association says.More >>

NFU shoots and misses over Kiwi lamb

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:42:42 +1200 | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers feels Britain’s National Farmers Union (NFU) is heading down the wrong track by attacking New Zealand lamb and should instead work with New Zealand to boost British lamb consumption.More >>

Downed Malaysian Plane Could Impact NZ Economy

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:33:24 +1200 | Massey University

The shooting down of Malaysian Airways flight MH17 over Ukraine may yet have an impact on New Zealand’s economy, says a Russian economist from Massey University. More >>

Changes to Mighty River Power leadership team

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:14:28 +1200 | Mighty River Power

Mighty River Power today announced a realignment of its leadership team under incoming Chief Executive Fraser Whineray from 1 September as the Company prepares for the next phase of its evolution.More >>

Job losses show the dangers of relying on dairy exports

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:17:18 +1200 | EPMU

Today’s announcement from Fonterra that up to 110 jobs will be cut at its Canpac facility in the Waikato shows the dangers of relying on dairy exports to China to sustain our economy, says the Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union. The ...More >>

Fonterra to lay off up to 110 staff at Waikato packing plant

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:23:30 +1200 | BusinessDesk

July 23 (BusinessDesk) - Fonterra Cooperative Group, the world's biggest dairy exporter, may lay off a third of its workers at the Canpac packing facility in Waikato, which it plans to focus on paediatric nutritional products.More >>

Demand for talent in Canterbury accelerates

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:22:53 +1200 | SEEK

Demand for talent continues to accelerate in the Canterbury region with a 16 per cent year-on-year (June 2013 - June 2014) increase in new job ads, following a four year high in employment opportunities in May[1], says SEEK, New Zealand’s leading ...More >>


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