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REINZ Takes Leadership Position On Performance & Wellbeing With Launch Of New Programme

Press Release – REINZ

The Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) has taken a leadership position in the real estate profession following the effects of COVID-19 and today announced the launch of a new performance and wellbeing programme. This announcement follows … Read more »

Spat Hatchery Business In The Wings For The Eastern Bay Of Plenty

Press Release – Te Whanau-a-Apanui

Te Whnau–Apanui and Aotearoa Mussel Limited have joined forces to build a land-based mussel spat hatchery in the Eastern Bay of Plenty, to enhance New Zealands growing aquaculture industry. Te Whnau–Apanui will invest $1.2million in a research … Read more »

KiwiBuild Expansion Lumps Taxpayers With Dodgy Investments

Press Release – Taxpayers’ Union

The New Zealand Taxpayers Union is slamming the Governments new $350,000,000 fund to underwrite at risk developments . Like the infamous KiwiBuild scheme, the fund will bail out developers that building housing at a loss. Taxpayers Union … Read more »

PGF support for Wairoa creates jobs

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) investment of $3.78 million in Wairoa will create much needed economic stimulus and jobs, Under-Secretary for Regional Economic Development Fletcher Tabuteau announced today. Read more »

Hastings Transport Safety Projects Funding Generates Jobs

Press Release – Hastings District Council

With the aid of Government support for shovel-ready projects in Hastings, work is about to get underway on a number of roading projects across the district, with the employment of local people a key focus. This morning Parliamentary Under-Secretary … Read more »

Validity Of Medical Certificates

Press Release –

As per the Business NZ Workplace Wellness Report 2019, New Zealand lost around 7.4 million working days due to absences in 2018. Time lost to absence averaged 4.7 days per employee, and it’s estimated to cost the economy $NZD 1.79 billion. These figures … Read more »

New $14m Integrated Trades Training Centre For South Waikato

Press Release – SWIFT

South Waikatos main town Tokoroa will have a brand new $14 million trades training centre by 2022 catering for up to 500 students a year thanks to a Government grant of $10.84 million announced today. The new trades training centre is being co-funded … Read more »

Hiroshima/Nagasaki Anniversary Must Spur Efforts To End Nuclear Weapons

Press Release – ITUC

This weeks 75th anniversary of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, with 250,000 killed and many more suffering terrible effects on their health, is a sombre reminder of the appalling destruction of nuclear weapons and should spur international efforts … Read more »

Affco Fined $46,000 For Failing To Control Risks

Article – Industrial Safety News

Simply identifying health and safety risks is not enough, the New Zealand meat company has learned after a worker suffered a life-threatening infection following an incident at the companys plant in Imlay In June 2015 a worker was cleaning up an offal … Read more »

New Training Centre To Upskill Workers

Press Release – New Zealand Government

A new trades training centre to upskill the local workforce will be built in the South Waikato town of Tokoroa through funding from the Governments COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund, Education Minister Chris Hipkins and Regional Economic Development … Read more »

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