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One in five part-timers are underemployed

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

In 2017, one in five (20.6 percent) part-time workers wanted and were available to work more hours, Stats NZ said today. Underemployed people are those who work part time (fewer than 30 hours a week), but want and are available to increase their hours. Read more »

Evidence Chiropractic is Drug Free Way to Tackle Back Pain

Press Release – NZ Chiropractors Association

Slew of New Evidence That Chiropractic is the Drug Free Way to Tackle Back Pain The New Zealand Chiropractors Association welcomes the recent wave of top ranking publications which have come out in favour of chiropractic as an option in the management … Read more »

Best of Wairoa Māori Film Festival to Be Showcased

Press Release – Maori Film Week

The best films from the Wairoa Mori Film Festival will screen at Mori Film Week (June 30 to July 8) and the New Zealand International Film Festival (from July 19) in Auckland. Read more »

Setting NZ’s health research priorities

Press Release – Health Research Council

Some of New Zealands leading health researchers, innovators, advisors and health delivery experts have been brought together to help establish New Zealands first set of national health research priorities. Read more »

11th National Pacific Business Trust Awards

Press Release – Pacific Business Trust

Winners of the 11th National Pacific Business Trust Awards were celebrated at the historic Eden Park last night (Friday 22nd June 2018) with Pacific businesses and social enterprises recognised. Read more »

Parris Goebel accepts inaugural Pacific Legacy Award

Press Release – Pacific Business Trust

Choreographer, dancer and Pacific business woman Parris Goebel has accepted the inaugural Pacific Business Trust Legacy Award at the 2018 National Pacific Business Trust Awards held on Friday 22 June 2018 at Eden Park, ensuring a benchmark of international significance … Read more »

A Village for Every Wee One

Press Release – New Zealand Association of Psychotherapists.

Looking at a wee baby snuggled between her loving parents brings us joy. Not just because she is the new daughter of our Prime Minister and her partner, but because she has safely arrived into a secure and loving family that will be able to give … Read more »

Government delivers election promise

Press Release – Platform Trust

After a year of uncertainty, community mental health and addictions service providers congratulate the Government on agreeing to bring wage rates for support workers in line with those in the aged care, disability and home and community care sector. Read more »

Pay equity settlement for support workers

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Health Minister Dr David Clark is pleased to announce an estimated 5,000 mental health and addiction support workers will soon receive the same pay rates as care and support workers. Read more »

Human Capital and the Living Standards Framework

Speech – The Treasury

Speech delivered to the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) by the Secretary to the Treasury, Gabriel Makhlouf, 21 June 2018. Read more »

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