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Inaction on mandatory social worker registration

Sat, 31 Jan 2015 11:45:43 +1300 | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour believes the Government is putting the most vulnerable members of our society at risk by not acting on the advice of officials to urgently make the registration of social workers mandatory, says Labour’s spokesperson for Social Development, ...More >>

Blue River Dairy Sells Invercargill Processing Plant

Sat, 31 Jan 2015 10:08:59 +1300 | Blue River Dairy

New Zealand’s leading sheep milk powder producer, Blue River Dairy, has sold its Nith Street, Invercargill processing plant to Blueriver (HK) Nutrition Company Limited (hereinafter referred to as ‘Blueriver Nutrition HK’) for an undisclosed sum.More >>

Six Day Strike Threatened at Lyttelton Port

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 15:09:09 +1300 | Lyttelton Port of Christchurch

Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) has received strike notices from the Rail and Maritime Union (RMTU) for three consecutive days and has been told by the Union it will be served with three more strike notices – to make a total of six consecutive ...More >>

Pacific jobseeker numbers fall

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:08:39 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Working-age Pacific people recorded the largest fall in work-ready jobseeker numbers over the last year, new statistics show. More >>

Socially Responsible Investment Funds remove fossil fuel

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:33:28 +1300 | Grosvenor Financial Services Group

Wellington, 30 January 2015 – New Zealand-owned financial services provider Grosvenor Financial Services Group announced today that it has removed exposure to all directly-held fossil fuel-related companies within the two Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) ...More >>

Labour Market Surveys in the post

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 10:55:21 +1300 | Central Otago District Council

Fruitgrowers and winegrowers in Central Otago should keep an eye on the mail from this coming week as 220 questionnaires are being posted as part of the Central Otago Labour Market Survey.More >>

Family members supported work on proposals

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 10:14:08 +1300 | Pike River Families Committee

The Pike River Families Group Committee recently undertook a survey of its Family members to clarify the wishes of Families in terms of the path they wish to take looking to the future. A clear majority of Family members supported the continuation ...More >>

Changes in Coastal Shipping

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 09:49:03 +1300 | NZ Shipping Federation

The New Zealand Shipping Federation announced today the appointment of Annabel Young as the new Executive Director. This appointment comes at an exciting time for coastal shipping as both Pacifica Shipping and Strait Shipping have recently announced the ...More >>

Xero Appoints Douglas Jeffries as CFO

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:32:08 +1300 | Xero

Xero Limited (XRO), today announced Douglas Jeffries as its Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Ross Jenkins, Xero’s current CFO, will assume a new role as Xero’s Chief Operating Officer responsible for all field operations. ...More >>

Outward Bound Appoints New CEO

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:37:10 +1300 | Outward Bound

Outward Bound Appoints New CEO Outward Bound Trust of New Zealand is pleased to announce the appointment of Victor Klap as Chief Executive Officer, replacing outgoing CEO Trevor Taylor. He brings to the role a wealth of leadership experience in the public ...More >>

ServiceIQ helps put the spotlight on qualified Kiwis

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:34:32 +1300 | ServiceIQ

Attention all ServiceIQ achievers: you can now promote your qualifications and skills online by connecting with ServiceIQ’s newly launched LinkedIn Alumni profile page. More >>

Disabled people want work

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:18:40 +1300 | Disabled Persons Assembly

Nick Ruane is a disabled person and he says in spite of having a Masters Degree with honours in political science, a commerce degree and a teaching qualification his employment history has been sporadic.More >>

Otago announces professorial promotions

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:09:33 +1300 | University of Otago

Fifteen leading University of Otago academics are being promoted to full professorships. Announcing the promotions, University of Otago Vice-Chancellor Professor Harlene Hayne warmly congratulated the new professors on their well-earned promotions which ...More >>

Microsoft incentivises Kiwi businesses to switch from Google

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 13:44:15 +1300 | Microsoft New Zealand

Microsoft New Zealand is launching a competitive campaign next week offering Kiwi small and medium businesses (SMBs) using Google Apps for Work a $25 per-user rebate if they purchase Office 365 before 30 April 2015 and switch before 31 May.More >>

Spark Digital boosts its leadership team

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 12:05:04 +1300 | Spark Digital

Spark Digital announced today that Mike Smith will join the company’s leadership team in a newly created role as General Manager Cloud, Infrastructure and Data Centres, based in Auckland. Reporting to CEO Tim Miles, Mike will have overall responsibility ...More >>

Keith Rankin: The Future of 'Wealth' and 'Work'

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 12:01:35 +1300 | Keith Rankin

Andrew Little uses 'wealth' in two different ways. When he says "wealth has to be created first" he means economic wealth , goods and services produced. Later when he refers to "the combined wealth of the richest 1 percent" he is talking about financial ...More >>

20,000 More Jobs in 2014

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 11:38:00 +1300 | SEEK

2014 saw a 10% increase in new jobs ads with over 20,000 more jobs advertised in 2014 than the year prior, shows data released by SEEK New Zealand today. More >>

Enforcement action on Opotiki kiwifruit industry employers

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 11:23:55 +1300 | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Enforcement action has been taken against eight employers in the Kiwifruit sector in the Opotiki area of the Bay of Plenty following an operation carried out last year by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE).More >> Management Appointment

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 11:07:03 +1300 | Mana Bus

Auckland, 29 January 2015 –, the new fast, friendly and affordable city to city express coach operator, today announces changes to its management team. More >>

Focus on migrants’ contribution to Auckland economy

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 10:55:10 +1300 | Auckland Council

Successfully attracting and retaining skilled migrants to Auckland is a focus of a new partnership between Auckland Council, Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development (ATEED) and Immigration New Zealand (INZ).More >>


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