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Survey reveals crisis in beginning teacher workforce

Wed, 4 May 2016 10:53:32 +1200 | New Zealand Educational Institute

A survey of newly-graduated primary teachers has revealed massive underemployment and many beginning teachers in a state of stress, despair and debt. More >>

Mother’s Day cards for the Prime Minister

Wed, 4 May 2016 09:58:33 +1200 | 26 for Babies

The Government has an opportunity this Mother’s Day to show genuine support for those looking after our littlest citizens by making a small but significant step to increase paid parental leave to 26 weeks. “Community groups, parents and their ...More >>

New rules needed to support workplace whistleblowers

Tue, 3 May 2016 11:31:20 +1200 | Victoria University of Wellington

The leaders of one of the world’s largest research projects into workplace whistleblowing are calling for a law change to support whistleblowers and protect them from a “mountain of negativity”. Thousands of New Zealand and Australian private and public sector ...More >>

MBIE recovers $71k in arrears owed to sushi bar workers

Mon, 2 May 2016 13:48:09 +1200 | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

A total of $71,454 has been recovered in unpaid public holiday and holiday pay entitlements for 54 current and former employees of eight Whangarei sushi bars, following an investigation by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s (MBIE) Labour Inspectorate.More >>

Wellington cinema restoration proves a winner

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 17:22:29 +1200 | Dulux

The renovation of the Empire Cinema and Eatery in Wellington’s Island Bay has won the International category in the 30th year of the Dulux Colour Awards announced in Melbourne tonight. It was also commended in the Commercial Exterior category.More >>

Au Pair Link Achieve First Ever National Healthy Heart Award

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 14:38:59 +1200 | Au Pair Link

Au Pair Link Achieve First Ever National Healthy Heart Award - http://www.aupairlink.co.nz/news/au-pair-link-achieves-the-first-ever-national-healthy-heart-award More >>

Alarm over AFFCO/Talley’s bid to muzzle social media posts

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 13:17:17 +1200 | Meat Workers Union

The Meat Workers Union says AFFCO/Talley’s is trying to muzzle free speech and the right of workers to speak out, after the company filed legal action to control what the union can post online about the company.More >>

Seafood companies challenge Govt through High Court

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 12:39:06 +1200 | Fishing Industry Association

Seafood companies have filed proceedings in the High Court ( Statement of Claim ) in response to the Government’s unilateral move to establish the Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary without recognition of existing rights and contrary to international obligations ...More >>

Job opportunities offered to former Dick Smith employees

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 12:37:05 +1200 | 2 Cheap Cars

The country’s biggest importer and retailer of second hand cars, 2 Cheap Cars, says it may be able to help some of the staff from closed-up electronics company Dick Smith with new jobs.More >>

Christchurch entrepreneurs win inaugural #MyBizQuest

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 12:26:38 +1200 | Quest Apartment Hotels

Two philanthropic young Kiwis have taken out top honours in the inaugural 2016 #MyBizQuest competition, winning a $10,000 business mentoring package for their newly established business, Little Yellow Bird (LYB).More >>

Tiwai Point in-lieu victory vindication

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 12:12:44 +1200 | E tu

The former E tū lawyer who managed the Tiwai Point in-lieu case through to the Court of Appeal has welcomed as “fantastic” a Supreme Court decision which brings the four-year case to a close.More >>

Surge in EU milk production not “opening of floodgates”

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 12:09:33 +1200 | Rabobank

Signs are emerging that EU milk production growth is finally slowing, indicating the recent post-quota surge in production is a “one-off adjustment rather than an opening of the floodgates”, according to a visiting expert on the European dairy ...More >>

NZGBC CEO Alex Cutler announces her resignation

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 12:09:15 +1200 | Green Building Council

New Zealand Green Building Council’s chief executive, Alex Cutler, has announced that she will leave the organisation later this year. She has been in the role since May 2010.More >>

Veterinarians play crucial role in protecting global health

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 12:07:50 +1200 | Agcarm

Agcarm endorses World Veterinary Day held on 30 April, created to highlight the lifesaving work performed by veterinarians around the globe. More >>

Six Social Entrepreneurs Shortlisted – Going to a Vote

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 17:22:52 +1200 | Akina Foundation

It’s been tough to get the shortlist down to six for the Rotary Club of Newmarket Social Enterprise Kick-start Award, run in conjunction with the Ākina Foundation. More >>

Climate change a threat to prosperity

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 15:41:04 +1200 | Green Party

The Green Party is calling on the Government to require all public fund managers to disclose their exposure to climate risks following a report by the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment (PCE) highlighting the financial risks of climate ...More >>

Rugby Training Session of a Lifetime up for Grabs

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 15:35:58 +1200 | Placemakers

An extra special skills session awaits five lucky school or club rugby teams around the country as Investec Super Rugby official community partner PlaceMakers launches their annual ‘Super Footy Skills’ competition.More >>

NZDF Invictus Team Battle Sponsors in Wheelchair Basketball

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 15:21:24 +1200 | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) Invictus Games team took on staff from key sponsors in a wheelchair basketball showdown at Devonport Naval Base yesterday. More >>

Unisys Appoints Director of Field Marketing, Asia Pacific

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 15:14:05 +1200 | Unisys

WELLINGTON, 28 April, 2016 – Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) today announced the appointment of Belinda Hilberts as director of field marketing, Unisys Asia Pacific. More >>

E tū welcomes win for Tiwai smelter workers

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 12:46:05 +1200 | E tu

The E tū union has welcomed a Court of Appeal ruling which brings to an end a four-year dispute over in-lieu payments for statutory holidays at the Tiwai Aluminium Smelters. More >>

 

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