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Easter trading law change boost for tourism

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 15:57:19 +1200 | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Easter trading law change boost for tourism The new Easter Sunday trading law will benefit both the tourism industry and local economies, Tourism Industry Aotearoa says. TIA has long advocated for Easter trading laws to be liberalised, and is welcoming ...More >>

Future of Work: Building Wealth from the Ground Up

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 12:51:19 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

Good morning, and thank you for attending today’s Future of Work Seminar here in Wellington. I want to particularly acknowledge Beth Houston who has spent many hours pulling together the programme for today’s event, and to Olivier and the staff ...More >>

Minimum wage loophole hasn’t gone away

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 12:44:09 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

David Parker Labour List MP MEDIA STATEMENT 26 August 2016 It’s OK to have a few slaves, just not too many? Minimum wage loophole hasn’t gone away New Zealand still needs legislation to ensure adult New Zealanders are not exploited by being taken ...More >>

$100k to boost Havelock North’s economic recovery

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 12:22:35 +1200 | New Zealand Government

The government is committing $100,000 to help Havelock North Village get back on its feet following the gastroenteritis outbreak, Small Business Minister Craig Foss says.More >>

Easter Trading: Govt gives working people the middle finger

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 17:29:42 +1200 | FIRST Union

The union representing working people in the retail industry is condemning the Government for whipping its MPs to pass the controversial Shop Trading Hours Amendment Bill. More >>

2016 Hawke’s Bay Tourism Industry Award Shortlist Announced

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 17:19:19 +1200 | Hawke's Bay Tourism

Media Release 25th September 2015 2016 Hawke’s Bay Tourism Industry Award Shortlist Announced Tourism businesses in Hawke’s Bay have put their best foot forward for the 2016 Hawke’s Bay Tourism Industry awards, with 20 businesses vying for the ...More >>

Vinyl Bar employees have sexual violence prevention training

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 17:04:27 +1200 | Sexual Abuse Prevention Network

Vinyl Bar employees undergo sexual violence prevention training,following criticism from patrons of handling of a sexual assault More >>

Shop Trading Hours Bill passes third reading

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 16:45:43 +1200 | New Zealand Government

A Bill that enables territorial authorities to decide whether shops in their district can trade on Easter Sunday has passed its third reading in Parliament this afternoon. “The Shop Trading Hours Amendment Bill is a pragmatic and well-balanced Bill which ...More >>

Amnesty for Foreign Students Covers up Failing Inspectorate

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 16:30:01 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

The so-called amnesty for foreign students who dob in exploitative employers is a cover-up for a Labour Inspectorate that is failing to do its job, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland Member of Parliament Rt Hon Winston Peters.More >>

Business confidence defies usual winter blues

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:59:42 +1200 | Auckland Chamber of Commerce

Auckland Chamber’s August Business Confidence Survey has confirmed that the availability, or rather lack of availability, of people with the right skills and the right talent is affecting our ability to make the most of good economic times.More >>

SBS Bank steps up (twice) to help meet growing demand

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:59:01 +1200 | Ronald McDonald House

SBS Bank steps up (twice) to help meet growing demand at both Ronald McDonald House South Island facilities More >>

Bobby calf improvements noted this season

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:45:44 +1200 | Ministry For Primary Industries

The calving season for dairy farmers is now in full swing and improvements in calf welfare have been noted across the bobby calf supply chain. More >>

CityLife Auckland Receptionist Judged NZ’s Best

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:42:33 +1200 | CityLife Auckland

MS PRIYANKA (Payal) SHARMA of CityLife Auckland has been awarded the AICR New Zealand 2016 Receptionist of the Year. More >>

Please Stop the Politicking And Fix Shop Trading Hours Mess

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:40:36 +1200 | Retail NZ

As the Shop Trading Hours Amendment Bill is being debated in Parliament, Retail NZ has urged our MPs to put their politics aside and fix the current set of broken rules. More >>

Chris Gallaher Elected New Chairman for Pacific Edge Board

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:33:08 +1200 | Pacific Edge

The Board of cancer diagnostics company, Pacific Edge Limited (NZX: PEB) has announced the election of Mr Chris Gallaher as Chairman, replacing Mr Chris Swann who, as previously advised, is stepping down from the Board at today’s Annual Shareholders’ Meeting.More >>

Brother Design Star Shines Bright at NZ Fashion Week

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:56:04 +1200 | Brother International NZ

An emerging shining light of New Zealand fashion has been awarded top honours in this year’s national fashion and craft competition, Brother Design Stars . More >>

New Zealand Police win diversity award

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:53:30 +1200 | Diversityworks

The New Zealand Police’s initiatives to transform gender diversity within its ranks have resulted in the organisation taking the top prize at this year’s Diversity Awards NZ.More >>

UPDATE: Methven books $2.7M after cancelling earn-out

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:22:57 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Aug. 25 (BusinessDesk) - Listed shower and tapware maker Methven booked a $2.7 million gain in its full-year net profit adjustments after cancelling an earnout agreement with the owner of the Chinese manufacturing facility it bought in 2014.More >>

Companies use selfies to stay safe at work

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:20:52 +1200 | ThunderMaps

A local app developer is helping companies make health and safety fun, so that employees stay safe at work. This novel approach was conceived and is being championed by ThunderMaps, a leading provider of mobile reporting software for workplace health and safety.More >>

Firm highly commended for Empowerment at Diversity Awards

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:12:37 +1200 | Minter Ellison Rudd Watts

Leading law firm MinterEllisonRuddWatts has been awarded Highly Commended in the Empowerment category at the prestigious Diversity NZ Awards, held last night at SkyCity. The award celebrates innovative responses to gender balance in the workforce.More >>


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