NZ 2014 Leaders Index - week ending 29 August
NZ 2014 Leaders Index - week ending 29
Below is iSentia’s first weekly
Leaders’ Index, showing the relative amount of coverage of
nine Party Leaders in the lead up to the National Election
across news media and social media. We will produce these
reports for the next three weeks on a Friday.
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'Tea Break Bill' Passes: Gordon Campbell On Bad Labour Laws And Poor Safety
By co-incidence, one of the prime dangers of the government’s new employment relations law has been underlined by the release of the death and injury statistics among workers at New Zealand ports. These are highly profitable enterprises for the port owners.
The Port of Tauranga for instance, is expecting its current full-year profit to be between $78 million and $83 million and other ports are enjoying similar boom times – but they are also highly dangerous places for the people who work on or around the port premises. At the Port of Tauranga, there have been 26 serious accidents since 2011, and two deaths. More>>
Forestry Safety Report Released: