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National Candidate Proves Ratepayer Rort Unjustifiable

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

Responding to reports that Cr Catherine Chu failed to attend over half of Christchurch City Council briefings since October , the New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union says the revelation is proof elected local councillors must refuse their salaries while they … Read more »

Horticulture New Zealand Welcomes Government’s Support Of Horticulture Through Immigration Changes

Press Release – Horticulture NZ

Horticulture New Zealand has welcomed the Governments latest immigration changes, saying they offer support to stranded backpackers and RSE workers as well as the New Zealand horticulture industry at a critical time. The changes provide stranded … Read more »

Eligibility expanded for COVID-19 leave support

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Eligibility criteria for the COVID-19 Leave Support Scheme is expanding to support more workers say Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Andrew Little and Social Development Minister Carmel Sepuloni. Read more »

Judith Vs Jacinda: The Questions That Should Asked Tonight

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

The New Zealand Taxpayers Union has released a list of questions that should be asked at tonights TVNZ leaders’ debate and at tonights separate finance debate in Queenstown. Questions for Jacinda Ardern and Judith Collins: Is tax theft … Read more »

Seasonal Work Visa Available To More People

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Government is putting in place a range of immigration policy changes to help fill labour shortages in key industries while ensuring New Zealanders, who have lost jobs due to COVID-19, have the chance to find new employment. Two key sectors … Read more »

National’s Smart Border Plan Will Grow The Economy

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

National will deliver a smarter border that allows New Zealand to safely reconnect with the world and our economy to grow, Covid-19 Border Response spokesman Gerry Brownlee says. While in Auckland today, Mr Brownlee announced the second part of … Read more »

The Cannabis Legalisation And Control Bill

Press Release – Joint Press Release

A joint statement by the national leaders of most New Zealand church denominations We urge the people of Aotearoa New Zealand to vote very cautiously in the two Referendums, because both decisions carry the risk of inflicting serious long-term damage on our … Read more »

Randstad Says Employers Need To Continue Prioritising Employees Wellbeing To Support Mental Health

Press Release – Randstad

With Mental Health Awareness week kicking off on 21 September, and the economic impact of the pandemic ongoing, HR and Recruitment expert Randstad believes its a timely reminder of the importance for employers to maintain regular workplace wellbeing … Read more »

Brouhaha Over Nat’s Numbers Highlights Lack Of Delivery Of Independent Policy Costing Office

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

The Taxpayers Union says that if Labour had done what it had promised and introduce an independent election policy costing office, the current confusion over Nationals numbers would never have happened. Union Spokesman, Jordan Williams, says: The … Read more »

Employee’s Health And Wellbeing – Right Thing To Do

Press Release – Auckland Business Chamber

Business and consumers will pay the price for Labours plan to double minimum sick leave entitlements for workers to 10 days a year and raise the minimum wage to $20 an hour, but it is the right thing to do while we still grapple with the impacts … Read more »

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