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WorkSafe accepts enforceable undertakings from Plunket Electrical Oamaru and McConnell Dowell Constructors

By   /  July 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Employment Issues, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service, Worksafe  /  Comments Off on WorkSafe accepts enforceable undertakings from Plunket Electrical Oamaru and McConnell Dowell Constructors

Source: Worksafe New Zealand 20 July 2018 We have accepted enforceable undertakings from Plunket Electrical Oamaru Limited and McConnell Dowell Constructors Limited. The enforceable undertakings were granted following an incident at Peaks Pump Station in North Otago in September 2016. Three workers employed by Plunket Electrical Oamaru were installing a 1400kg switchboard when the switchboard […]

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West Coast: PGF kickstart for ports, rail, town 20 July 2018 Today, Government announced additional Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) investment in the West Coast to support four feasibility studies which have the potential to generate significant benefits for the West Coast economy.

By   /  July 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on West Coast: PGF kickstart for ports, rail, town 20 July 2018 Today, Government announced additional Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) investment in the West Coast to support four feasibility studies which have the potential to generate significant benefits for the West Coast economy.

Source: Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE (2) On: 20 July 2018 Today, Government announced additional Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) investment in the West Coast to support four feasibility studies which have the potential to generate significant benefits for the West Coast economy. These proposals would boost tourism, increase transport resilience and generate employment […]

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West Coast: PGF kickstart for ports, rail, town

By   /  July 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on West Coast: PGF kickstart for ports, rail, town

Source: Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE On: 20 July 2018 Today, Government announced additional Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) investment in the West Coast to support four feasibility studies which have the potential to generate significant benefits for the West Coast economy. These proposals would boost tourism, increase transport resilience and generate employment opportunities. […]

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Shellfish biotoxin alert – Taranaki and Waikato region

By   /  July 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business  /  Comments Off on Shellfish biotoxin alert – Taranaki and Waikato region

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries – Headline: Shellfish biotoxin alert – Taranaki and Waikato region The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) today issued a public health warning against collecting shellfish on the west coast of the North Island in the Taranaki and Waikato region. The warning extends from Raglan, including Raglan Harbour, southward to Urenui. […]

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Proceedings filed against Wilson Parking over acquisition of Wellington car park

By   /  July 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Commerce Commission, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Proceedings filed against Wilson Parking over acquisition of Wellington car park

Source: Commerce Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Proceedings filed against Wilson Parking over acquisition of Wellington car park The Commerce Commission has filed proceedings in the High Court at Wellington alleging Wilson Parking substantially lessened competition for the supply of car parking in the Boulcott Street area in central Wellington when it acquired the rights […]

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Provincial Growth Fund support for Otago 19 July 2018 Today, Government announced a Provincial Growth Fund investment of $880,000 into the Otago region.

By   /  July 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Provincial Growth Fund support for Otago 19 July 2018 Today, Government announced a Provincial Growth Fund investment of $880,000 into the Otago region.

Source: Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE (2) On: 19 July 2018 Today, Government announced a Provincial Growth Fund investment of $880,000 into the Otago region.  Otago Regional Economic Development Steering Group will receive $60,000 to develop a strategic framework to inform regional economic development opportunities for Otago. Dunedin City Council receives $820,000 to […]

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Battling Space Junk on Kiwi Kids radar 18 July 2018 Curious primary school students learning about space junk recently got a lesson from the experts at the New Zealand Space Agency.

By   /  July 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Battling Space Junk on Kiwi Kids radar 18 July 2018 Curious primary school students learning about space junk recently got a lesson from the experts at the New Zealand Space Agency.

Source: Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE (2) On: 18 July 2018 Curious primary school students learning about space junk recently got a lesson from the experts at the New Zealand Space Agency. A class of six-to-eight year olds at Helensville Primary School got in touch with the Space Agency to find -out how […]

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Battling Space Junk on Kiwi Kids radar

By   /  July 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Battling Space Junk on Kiwi Kids radar

Source: Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE On: 18 July 2018 Curious primary school students learning about space junk recently got a lesson from the experts at the New Zealand Space Agency. A class of six-to-eight year olds at Helensville Primary School got in touch with the Space Agency to find -out how much […]

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Driveshaft parking brake failures in commercial and industrial vehicles

By   /  July 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Employment Issues, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service, Worksafe  /  Comments Off on Driveshaft parking brake failures in commercial and industrial vehicles

Source: Worksafe New Zealand 16 July 2018 This technical bulletin is aimed at owners and operators of trucks and plant fitted with Cardan shaft parking brakes. This bulletin has been developed in consultation with, and is endorsed by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Team of the New Zealand Police, and the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA). […]

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2019 Unlocking Curious Minds – call for proposals

By   /  July 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on 2019 Unlocking Curious Minds – call for proposals

Source: Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE On: 16 July 2018 The Call for Proposals for funding through the 2019 round of Unlocking Curious Minds is now available to view online. It covers who can apply, how to write a proposal, and the full application process. Up to $2 million worth of funding is […]

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Conviction for Tere Junior Makita

By   /  July 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Companies Office, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business  /  Comments Off on Conviction for Tere Junior Makita

Source: Companies Office – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Conviction for Tere Junior Makita Tere Junior Makita was convicted under: 2 x section 377(1)(a) of the Companies Act 1993 for making a false statement in a document required by the Act. Convicted and sentenced on 25 May 2018 to a fine of $200 on each charge, plus […]

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Head of Communications change

By   /  July 12, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Economy, Finance, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Business, Reserve Bank of New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Head of Communications change

Source: Reserve Bank of New Zealand Release date 12 July 2018 The Reserve Bank is recruiting for a new Head of Communications following Mike Hannah’s decision to leave the role after 16 years of service. Mr Hannah will remain with the Reserve Bank as Board Secretary, and is pursuing other opportunities. “Mr Hannah has led […]

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Energy Safety Business Update – July 2018

By   /  July 12, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Employment Issues, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service, Worksafe  /  Comments Off on Energy Safety Business Update – July 2018

Adventure activity notification Asbestos removal Electrical and gas Major Hazard Facilities Hazardous work Occupational diseases Extractives Petroleum Geothermal Raise a health or safety concern                                                                […]

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MBIE prepared for PSA industrial action 9 July 2018 The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has prepared to deal with industrial action from Public Service Association (PSA) members today.

By   /  July 9, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on MBIE prepared for PSA industrial action 9 July 2018 The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has prepared to deal with industrial action from Public Service Association (PSA) members today.

Source: Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE (2) On: 9 July 2018 The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has prepared to deal with industrial action from Public Service Association (PSA) members today. General Manager Human Resources Richard Griffiths said: “We’ve got contingency plans in place and we’re confident that any impact to […]

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MBIE prepared for PSA industrial action

By   /  July 9, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on MBIE prepared for PSA industrial action

Source: Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE On: 9 July 2018 The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has prepared to deal with industrial action from Public Service Association (PSA) members today. General Manager Human Resources Richard Griffiths said: “We’ve got contingency plans in place and we’re confident that any impact to customers […]

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Unlicensed builder prosecuted for carrying out restricted building work

By   /  July 6, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Unlicensed builder prosecuted for carrying out restricted building work

Source: Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE On: 6 July 2018 A Whangarei man has been prosecuted for doing work that should have been carried out by a Licensed Building Practitioner (LBP) with carpentry and roofing licenses. Mr Daniel Reynolds was sentenced in the Whangarei District Court and ordered to pay a fine of […]

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Stress tests important for banking supervision

By   /  July 6, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Economy, Finance, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Business, Reserve Bank of New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Stress tests important for banking supervision

Source: Reserve Bank of New Zealand Release date 06 July 2018 What would happen to the banking system if a downturn in the Chinese economy caused a fall in New Zealand exports, rising unemployment, falling house prices, and three years of low payment to dairy farmers? That’s one of the scenarios that the Reserve Bank […]

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Three new strategic science platforms announced 6 July 2018 The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) today announced $35.4 million over six years for three new strategic science platforms undertaking research to improve the performance of New Zealand’s seafood, shellfish aquaculture, and hide and skin processing industries.

By   /  July 6, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Three new strategic science platforms announced 6 July 2018 The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) today announced $35.4 million over six years for three new strategic science platforms undertaking research to improve the performance of New Zealand’s seafood, shellfish aquaculture, and hide and skin processing industries.

Source: Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE (2) On: 6 July 2018 The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) today announced $35.4 million over six years for three new strategic science platforms undertaking research to improve the performance of New Zealand’s seafood, shellfish aquaculture, and hide and skin processing industries. “These new platforms […]

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Three new strategic science platforms announced

By   /  July 6, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service, Science innovation news  /  Comments Off on Three new strategic science platforms announced

Source: Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE On: 6 July 2018 The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) today announced $35.4 million over six years for three new strategic science platforms undertaking research to improve the performance of New Zealand’s seafood, shellfish aquaculture, and hide and skin processing industries. “These new platforms are […]

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Reserve Bank states bank capital preferences

By   /  July 6, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Economy, Finance, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Business, Reserve Bank of New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Reserve Bank states bank capital preferences

Source: Reserve Bank of New Zealand Release date 06 July 2018 The Reserve Bank today published their in-principle decisions on capital requirements for registered banks. This is part of a thorough review of capital adequacy in the New Zealand banking system. “Adequate capital is the first and most powerful defence for banks to survive unwanted […]

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