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Two appointments complete RBNZ Senior Leadership team

By   /  January 14, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Economy, Finance, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Business, Reserve Bank of New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Two appointments complete RBNZ Senior Leadership team

Source: Reserve Bank of New Zealand Release date 14 January 2019 Ms Simone Robbers and Mr Christian Hawkesby will join the Reserve Bank of New Zealand as Assistant Governors, Governor Adrian Orr announced today. Their appointments complete the Reserve Bank’s new Senior Leadership Team structure announced in 2018. Ms Simone Robbers will take up the […]

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Check safety critical equipment regularly

By   /  January 11, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Employment Issues, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service, Worksafe  /  Comments Off on Check safety critical equipment regularly

Source: Worksafe New Zealand 11 January 2019 A worker has died after a wire rope being used as a handrail appears to have parted as he leaned against it and resulted in him falling onto the ground. Initial examination of the wire rope has found corrosion at the site of the parting. It is unclear […]

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Reserve Bank appoints Chief Information Officer

By   /  January 9, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Economy, Finance, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Business, Reserve Bank of New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Reserve Bank appoints Chief Information Officer

Source: Reserve Bank of New Zealand Release date 09 January 2019 The Reserve Bank today announced the appointment of Scott Fisher as Head of Digital Services/Chief Information Officer. Mr Fisher has been acting CIO since October 2018 and joined the Bank in January 2018 as Manager Digital Operations. Prior to joining the bank, he worked as […]

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Shellfish biotoxin alert – between Granville Point and Cape Karikari

By   /  January 8, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business  /  Comments Off on Shellfish biotoxin alert – between Granville Point and Cape Karikari

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries – Headline: Shellfish biotoxin alert – between Granville Point and Cape Karikari The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) today issued a public health warning advising the public not to collect or consume shellfish harvested from the Northland area between Granville Point and Cape Karikari (Whakapouaka). This warning includes Houhora and […]

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Clearing tracks of 1080 bait

By   /  December 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Employment Issues, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service, Worksafe  /  Comments Off on Clearing tracks of 1080 bait

Source: Worksafe New Zealand 20 December 2018 This technical bulletin clarifies the certified handler and controlled substance licence requirements for workers clearing tracks of 1080 bait. Background  1080 is a poison widely used in pest eradication programmes. For operations over large areas of forest and bush, it is commonly applied aerially. The requirements for training and licensing of workers […]

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Farmers urged to focus on critical risks to avoid joining summer accident toll

By   /  December 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Employment Issues, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service, Worksafe  /  Comments Off on Farmers urged to focus on critical risks to avoid joining summer accident toll

Source: Worksafe New Zealand 19 December 2018 Summer is a busy time on the farm, but it’s also among the most hazardous periods for accidents. Almost 550 farmers suffered injuries serious enough for them to take at least a week off work over the last summer (December 2017 – February 2018) while there were three […]

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Worker crushed by container swinglift

By   /  December 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Employment Issues, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service, Worksafe  /  Comments Off on Worker crushed by container swinglift

Source: Worksafe New Zealand 19 December 2018 In the past two years, 10 people working in the transport, postal and warehousing sector have died while at work. Three of these deaths occurred in June 2017 and one had its sequel in the Hamilton District Court on Monday. Transport company Altranz (2008) Ltd was sentenced after […]

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Reserve Bank aims for best regulatory relationships

By   /  December 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Economy, Finance, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Business, Reserve Bank of New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Reserve Bank aims for best regulatory relationships

Source: Reserve Bank of New Zealand Release date 18 December 2018 In a step toward achieving the best “regulator-regulated” relationships possible, the Reserve Bank (Te Putea Matua) has established a Relationship Charter for working effectively with banks. The Charter will also be discussed with insurers and non-bank deposit takers in the near future. Reserve Bank […]

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Dr John McDermott to join Motu

By   /  December 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Economy, Finance, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Business, Reserve Bank of New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Dr John McDermott to join Motu

Source: Reserve Bank of New Zealand Release date 18 December 2018 The Reserve Bank of New Zealand’s Chief Economist Dr John McDermott will be leaving the Bank next year to join the economic research institute Motu. Dr McDermott joined the Reserve Bank of New Zealand in June 2007, heading the Bank’s economic function. Governor Adrian Orr […]

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Reserve Bank proposes that bank owners bear greater share of financial system’s risks

By   /  December 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Economy, Finance, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Business, Reserve Bank of New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Reserve Bank proposes that bank owners bear greater share of financial system’s risks

Source: Reserve Bank of New Zealand Release date 14 December 2018 The Reserve Bank is consulting on a proposal to raise the amount of capital that banks must hold. “Insisting that bank shareholders have a meaningful stake in their bank provides a greater incentive to ensure it is well managed. Having shareholders able to absorb […]

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WES and BEI explained

By   /  December 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Employment Issues, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service, Worksafe  /  Comments Off on WES and BEI explained

Source: Worksafe New Zealand 13 December 2018 Earlier this year we consulted on proposed changes to 15 Workplace Exposure Standards (WES) and 17 biological exposure indices (BEI) as part of ongoing WorkSafe consultation on, and review of, chemicals and their effects on workers. You may know about WES and BEI or heard other people talk […]

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Reserve Bank publishes climate change strategy and joins global network

By   /  December 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Economy, Finance, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Business, Reserve Bank of New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Reserve Bank publishes climate change strategy and joins global network

Source: Reserve Bank of New Zealand Release date 13 December 2018 The Reserve Bank today published a strategy focusing on how the Bank can contribute to efforts to mitigate the effects of climate change. The Bank has also been welcomed as member of the Network of Central Banks and Supervisors for Greening the Financial System […]

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Removal notice – section 318(1)(ba)

By   /  December 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, Companies Office, DJF, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business  /  Comments Off on Removal notice – section 318(1)(ba)

Source: Companies Office – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Removal notice – section 318(1)(ba) Notice of intention to remove 11 companies from the Companies Register I intend to remove the following companies from the Register under section 318(1)(ba) of the Companies Act 1993 on the grounds that the companies failed to respond to a requirement made under […]

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RBNZ Senior Leadership Team appointment

By   /  December 12, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Economy, Finance, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Business, Reserve Bank of New Zealand  /  Comments Off on RBNZ Senior Leadership Team appointment

Source: Reserve Bank of New Zealand Release date 12 December 2018 The Reserve Bank has appointed Patrick Hoerler to its Senior Leadership Team – as Assistant Governor and General Manager of Business Operations. Mr Hoerler joined the Reserve Bank in January 2017 and was most recently the Bank’s Head of Risk and Audit. As Assistant Governor […]

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Fires on mining equipment

By   /  December 7, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Employment Issues, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service, Worksafe  /  Comments Off on Fires on mining equipment

Source: Worksafe New Zealand 7 December 2018 This technical bulletin highlights the importance of inspection and maintenance to reduce fire risks in all plant and equipment in extractive operations. Background Worksafe’s High Hazard Unit has recently been notified of a series of events involving fires starting on plant in the extractives sector. Most of these incidents have been […]

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Forklift incident a reminder for companies to learn from their mistakes

By   /  December 6, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Employment Issues, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service, Worksafe  /  Comments Off on Forklift incident a reminder for companies to learn from their mistakes

Source: Worksafe New Zealand 6 December 2018 Mistakes must be learnt from says WorkSafe after a freight company was sentenced in the Auckland District Court last week. PBT Transport Limited was fined $250,000 following an incident in September 2016 where a worker sustained back injuries, after the freight cage he was working in fell three […]

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Reverse profile diving

By   /  December 6, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, DJF, Economy, Employment Issues, KB, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Worksafe  /  Comments Off on Reverse profile diving

MIL OSI – Source: Worksafe New Zealand 6 December 2018 This bulletin provides guidance about reverse profile diving during occupational diving operations. It has been developed in consultation with the Diving Industry Advisory Group (DIAG). It updates information first shared by DIAG in 2017. Introduction WorkSafe consulted with DIAG to determine whether reverse profile diving […]

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Bounce diving

By   /  December 6, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Employment Issues, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service, Worksafe  /  Comments Off on Bounce diving

Source: Worksafe New Zealand 6 December 2018 This bulletin provides guidance about bounce diving during occupational diving operations. It has been developed in consultation with the Diving Industry Advisory Group (DIAG). Introduction WorkSafe consulted with DIAG to determine whether bounce diving is a suitable practice for an occupational diver. What is bounce diving? Bounce diving […]

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Use of underwater thermal cutting equipment in occupational diving

By   /  December 6, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Employment Issues, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service, Worksafe  /  Comments Off on Use of underwater thermal cutting equipment in occupational diving

Source: Worksafe New Zealand 6 December 2018 This bulletin provides guidance about the use of underwater thermal cutting equipment during occupational diving operations. It has been developed in consultation with the Diving Industry Advisory Group (DIAG). Introduction WorkSafe consulted with DIAG to determine whether SCUBA and SSBA are suitable breathing systems for an occupational diver […]

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WorkSafe accepts enforceable undertaking from Trojan Holdings

By   /  December 5, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Employment Issues, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service, Worksafe  /  Comments Off on WorkSafe accepts enforceable undertaking from Trojan Holdings

Source: Worksafe New Zealand 5 December 2018 WorkSafe New Zealand has accepted an enforceable undertaking from Trojan Holdings Limited, following an incident at the Cromwell Transfer Station in June 2016 where a worker fell into the waste hopper and sustained serious injuries. The worker, employed by Trojan Holdings, was assisting a truck driver to empty […]

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