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Conservative Shock Value: Craig’s “Dirty Politics”

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 16:24:48 +1200 | Francis Cook

Former Conservative Party leader Colin Craig held a press conference at 2pm on Thursday in which he detailed his plans for legal action against Cameron Slater, Jordan Williams, and John Stringer.More >>

Colin and Helen Craig Statement re: Dirty Politics Brigade

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 16:14:49 +1200 | Colin Craig

Thank you for coming. My wife (Helen) and I will be making statements after which I will be taking questions from the media. More >>

NZ women earn on average $608,000 less than men over life

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 14:05:21 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Kiwi women earn on average $608,000 less than men over their lifetime, ANZ report says More >>

New workplace health and safety laws

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 14:05:10 +1200 | Adroite Communications

New workplace health and safety laws will affect business in town and in the rural sector More >>

New Role for Dallas Gurney

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 13:27:05 +1200 | Niki Schuck

New Role for Dallas Gurney Leads to International Appointment 29 July 2015 – New Zealand Media and Entertainment (NZME) Radio has announced Dallas Gurney has been appointed into a new role at Group level focussed on growing commercial branded content, ...More >>

Every minute eight people visit

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:35:27 +1200 | Careers New Zealand

Careers New Zealand’s Plain English award winning website,, receives around four million visits a year – which equates to eight people visiting the site every minute.More >>

Facilities Management industry takes off in New Zealand

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:29:56 +1200 | Hays

Demand for facilities management services in New Zealand is set to grow in the months ahead as companies continue to outsource the management of their buildings and assets, says recruiting experts Hays Facilities Management.More >>

Household Labour Force Survey

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 10:52:02 +1200 | Statistics New Zealand

These tables provide the working-age population estimate of the usually resident, non-institutionalised, civilian population of New Zealand aged 15 years and over. This estimate is the benchmark figure for the number of people in the labour market ...More >>

Mitre 10 inducts outstanding contributors into Hall of Fame

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 16:03:16 +1200 | Mitre 10

Mitre 10 inducts outstanding contributors into Hall of Fame One past CEO and two veteran Mitre 10 owners have been inducted into a newly established Mitre 10 Hall of Fame at the retailer’s annual awards dinner, held on 23 July at the Langham ...More >>

Maori businesses more optimistic, profitable

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 13:44:58 +1200 | BusinessDesk

July 28 (BusinessDesk) - Maori businesses are more optimistic and recording stronger profit growth than non-Maori firms as the focus of the sector shifts from righting historical grievances to looking to the future, ANZ Bank's 2015 Maori business report ...More >>

VUW and LEADR & IAMA research

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 13:44:06 +1200 | LEADR

VUW and LEADR & IAMA research first step in taking anecdote to evidence on commercial mediation in NZ More >>

Health and safety reforms preserve main principles: Z Energy

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 11:58:09 +1200 | BusinessDesk

July 28 (BusinessDesk) - The government's Health and Safety Reform Bill has retained the most important principles that underpinned it and will "over time help to shift how we think about health and safety in New Zealand," says Julian Hughes, ...More >>

Focus on Regions Welcome

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 09:51:32 +1200 | MYOB

The Government’s announcement on Sunday of extra incentives for migrants to settle outside Auckland will be a welcome boost to local economies, according to leading New Zealand software accounting firm MYOB.More >>

Greenpeace Greece launches crowdfunded solar campaign

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 08:03:10 +1200 | Greenpeace

Rhodes, Greece, 27 July, 2015 – 21 Greenpeace activists from Greece, Italy and Spain today spread a 600 square meter arrow banner reading ‘Oil is fueling Greek debt’, pointing at a Greek oil-fired power plant under construction on the island ...More >>

Immigration changes a good step, but growth strategy needed

Mon, 27 Jul 2015 15:05:46 +1200 | NZMEA

The Government’s immigration changes to encourage more skills and entrepreneurs to the regions is a good step forward and will help address regional skill shortages. However, a wider regional growth strategy is needed to bring new life and sustainable ...More >>

Another fail for diversity

Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:12:14 +1200 | Hays

61 per cent of New Zealand employers admit that they don’t have a diversity policy in place for hiring new staff, according to findings in the recently released 2015 Hays Salary Guide .More >>

Apprentices served well by Code of Practice

Mon, 27 Jul 2015 13:15:27 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Associate Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Louise Upston says apprentices and their employers will have clearer expectations thanks to a new Code of Good Practice.More >>

Kiwi businesses value returning mothers

Mon, 27 Jul 2015 11:10:07 +1200 | Regus Group

New Zealand businesses are world leaders at recognising the value of mothers returning to the workforce, according to a new global survey by Regus . More >>

Improving spread of skills, investment across NZ

Sun, 26 Jul 2015 12:25:19 +1200 | New Zealand National Party

The Government will introduce a package of immigration measures aimed at improving the spread of workers, skills and investment across New Zealand, Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse says.More >>

Fraudulent 'Psychiatrist' Found Working for Waikato Dhb

Sun, 26 Jul 2015 10:39:12 +1200 | Dave Macpherson

In a news release timed to be well-hidden on Saturday evening, Waikato DHB has announced that a person who was employed by the DHB as a consultant Psychiatrist has been charged with fraudulently using a false identity to work for the DHB’s Mental Health & ...More >>


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