Employment Headlines

Patrick Strange endorsed for Auckland Airport Board

Press Release – Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport has announced that its Board has unanimously endorsed the nomination of Dr Patrick Strange to stand for election as an independent non-executive director at its 2015 annual meeting. Read more »

Bunnings Committed to Best Team Delivering Best Service

Press Release – Bunnings

Bunnings has put forward what it believes to be an industry leading proposal covering wage rates and rosters, as part of its negotiations currently underway with both team covered by Individual Employment agreements and First Union who represent team … Read more »

KiwiSaver: Small changes in return can make big difference

Press Release – Canstar

CANSTAR researches 29 funds from 25 providers across four investment profiles to determine outstanding value for workers. Read more »

Bunnings workers vote for strike action

Press Release – First Union

Workers at Bunnings Mount Maunganui are walking off the job at 1pm today after learning that the company is proposing a change which will remove the right to determine their start and finish times, says FIRST Union Retail and Finance Secretary Maxine Gay. Read more »

Nelson is the fifth fastest growing regional economy

Press Release – Infometrics

Economic activity in Nelson is growing at a healthy clip according to Infometrics June 2015 quarterly economic monitor and, with improving returns in the broader regions primary sector and increasing air connections set to stimulate business and visitor … Read more »

NZ dollar declines as US data signals continued growth

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 3 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar declined after US economic data kept alive expectations the Federal Reserve may hike interest rates this month. Read more »

NZ Post determined to close Christchurch call centre

Press Release – EPMU

NZ Post determined to close Christchurch call centre New Zealand Post has shown a complete unwillingness to compromise or consider any factor other than money in the proposed closure of its Christchurch call centre, in a letter to the Engineering, … Read more »

‘Startup Weekend’ to kickstart local entrepreneurs

Press Release – Northland Inc

No talk, all action is the catch phrase for Whangareis first Startup Weekend, which kicks off in less than three weeks time. The Startup Weekend is a 54-hour event which takes participants through the real life experience of creating … Read more »

DWN appoints a new trustee

Press Release – Dairy Womens Network

Dairy Womens Network has appointed a seventh trustee – Pamela Storey, a North Waikato dairy farmer, executive, director and board chair on a number of national and Waikato boards and groups. Read more »

Whanganui Community Corrections opened

Press Release – Hon Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga

Corrections Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga today officially opened the refurbished Whanganui Community Corrections site. The $2.7 million refurbishment is part of a five-year nationwide renewal programme to make Community Corrections sites more secure … Read more »

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