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Free bus fares in Auckland to continue until Christmas

Press Release – FIRST Union

Drivers for NZ Bus will continue to offer free passenger fares as a partial strike action until Christmas, joining their colleagues at Go Bus, FIRST Union said today. Read more »

Facilitation application ahead of Strike 2 by caregivers

Press Release – E Tu

E t has applied to the Employment Relations Authority for facilitation of the dispute over working conditions at Woburn Masonic Village in Lower Hutt. Read more »

New Chief Operating Officer appointed at solarcity

Press Release – SolarCity

Auckland, 5 December 2019 solarcity, New Zealands leading solar power company has appointed Yogesh Chand as Chief Operating Officer. Read more »

Inghams workers wrap up 3-day strike

Press Release – FIRST Union

Food Processing workers at Inghams chicken processing plant in Wiri, Auckland, have just finished three days of full strike action after walking off the job over frustrating wage negotiations and missing backpay in a protest that some have dubbed the McNugget … Read more »

E tū: Claymark members wait for certainty

Press Release – E tu

E t says uncertainty hangs over the future of forest products firm Claymark Group after it was placed in receivership, though the hope is it will find a buyer. Read more »

Neutered fuel price inquiry is a cruel joke

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

Responding to the final findings of the Commerce Commissions inquiry into fuel prices, New Zealand Taxpayers Union spokesman Louis Houlbrooke says: The Commerce Commissions whole inquiry should be roundly dismissed as a joke. The Government … Read more »

Shane Jones conflict of interest disclosure came too late

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

Shane Jones, Minister of Regional Economic Development, eventually declaring a conflict of interest over the NZ Future Forestry Products PGF application wasn’t political transparency it was crisis management butt covering, says the New Zealand Taxpayers … Read more »

Not for Profits Welcome New Government Carers’ Strategy

Press Release – Carers New Zealand

Carers NZ and the Carers Alliance of 45 national not for profits have joined the Government to celebrate its new five-year Action Plan, aimed at better supporting New Zealands 430,000+ family, whnau and aiga carers. Read more »

Tainui Group Holdings Appoints New GM Development

Press Release – Tainui Group Holdings

5 December 2019 Kirikiriroa-Hamilton, NZ. Tainui Group Holdings (TGH), the intergenerational investor for Waikato-Tainui has appointed one of New Zealands most experienced development professionals, Peter Tuck to the newly-created role of GM Development. Read more »

Two new board appointments for Te Papa

Press Release – Ministry For Culture And Heritage

Andy Lowe, from Palmerston North and Cameron Harland, Wellington, are newly appointed to the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa board, Manat Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage confirmed today. Read more »

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