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Fertiliser company fined after worker loses finger

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:21:05 +1200 | WorkSafe NZ

Ravensdown Fertiliser Co-operative Limited has been fined $33,000 and ordered to pay reparation of $5,000 after an employee’s hand was pulled into a machine in its Napier packing plant.More >>

New General Manager, Māori and Pacific Programmes

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:47:46 +1200 | TVNZ

TVNZ has appointed Raewyn Rasch to the position of GM, Māori and Pacific Programmes. More >>

Prime Minister to Attend Launch of Te Toka Trade Training

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:31:34 +1200 | Te Toka

Building a solid foundation for the future of the Tairawhiti is the driving force behind a cross-sector initiative to be launched tomorrow in Gisborne. More >>

Construction underpins 2013 business performance

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:24:38 +1200 | Statistics New Zealand

Total sales for New Zealand businesses increased 1.4 percent (to $531.5 billion) in the 2013 financial year, Statistics New Zealand said today. This followed a 4.2 percent increase in the 2012 financial year.More >>

NZ Post profit shows no rationale for drastic job cuts

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:09:24 +1200 | Engineering Printing and Manufacturing Union

New Zealand Post Group’s $107 million profit shows the company is not in crisis and can afford to carefully consider any future job losses, says the union representing NZ Post workers.More >>

Seasonal change brings higher risk of truck crashes

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:02:15 +1200 | New Zealand Transport Agency

29 August 2014 | NZ Transport Agency - Southern Region Seasonal change brings higher risk of truck crashes More >>

Death at Port of Lyttelton

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09:46:29 +1200 | Maritime Union of New Zealand

Maritime Union of New Zealand statement – death at Port of Lyttelton – for immediate release Friday 29 August 2014 More >>

LPC saddended by fatality at Lyttelton Container Terminal

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09:45:41 +1200 | Lyttelton Port of Christchurch

Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) is extremely saddened by today’s tragic fatality that occurred at its Container Terminal. More >>

Lyttelton Port fatality

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09:44:53 +1200 | New Zealand Police

At about 3.23pm today [28/8] police were advised of an incident at the Gladstone Pier in the port of Lyttelton where a large scissor lift has tipped over. The sole occupant on the lift has fallen to the ground.More >>

What to Do If You’re Being Bullied at Work?

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:03:36 +1200 | New Zealand Whistleblowers

It’s hard when you are being bullied and don’t know where to turn. You can tell yourself it’s their problem and that it’s not you but it doesn’t stop it from hurting. Similarly, you may feel that you are powerless to stop it and if you open ...More >>

Award winners make NZ safer and more prosperous

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:46:02 +1200 | Standards New Zealand

Awards were presented at the Beehive this week to people whose work plays a significant part in making New Zealand a safer and more prosperous place to live.More >>

Recruitment Industry Announces Youth Jobs Charter

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:39:52 +1200 | RCSA

Recruitment Industry Announces Unique Commitment to Open More Pathways to Meaningful Employment for Young People More >>

Flying start for New Zealand entrepreneurs

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 14:46:01 +1200 | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

39 entrepreneurs have been selected as regional finalists in the 2014 ANZ Flying Start Business Plan competition and are one step closer to securing a place at the grand final in October.More >>

Jacobs Diversity Committee produces winning results

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:27:12 +1200 | Equal Employment Opportunities Trust

For the 17th year in a row the Equal Employment Opportunities Trust is once again proud to celebrate the fantastic organisations across New Zealand who are leading the way in workplace diversity. More >>

CAMMS MD to address Mining Industry Leaders at IMARC 2014

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:24:11 +1200 | CAMMS MD

Joe Collins will address delegates at the International Mining and Resource Conference in September 2014 More >>

Minister congratulates Diversity Award winners

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:03:59 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Women’s Affairs Minister Jo Goodhew has congratulated the winners of this year’s Diversity Awards. More >>

Central North Island retail professionals in the running

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:48:54 +1200 | Service IQ

The leading retail professionals for the Central North Island have been announced in the ServiceIQ Retail Professional Awards. More >>

Men take large cut of the bonus pie in ICT sector

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:39:08 +1200 | Lighthouse Communications

Men take large cut of the bonus pie in New Zealand’s ICT sector --- men’s payments 50 per cent higher than their female colleagues More >>

Top building apprentice in Central South Island announced

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:48:54 +1200 | Registered Master Builders Apprentice of the Year

Avonhead carpentry apprentice Tom Southen has been named the Central South Island Registered Master Builders Carters 2014 Apprentice of the Year. More >>

Wild Bees: Contains Bad Language and Dirty Politics

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:25:31 +1200 | Flaxworks

“Any idiot can balance the books by selling the f**king furniture. Piss away the country’s assets on the stock market” More >>

 

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