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Business pleased Government confirmed

Friday, 20 October 2017, 11:49 am | EMA

Business is pleased a decision has been made confirming the make-up of the Government to lead New Zealand in the next parliamentary term, says the EMA. More >>

Manufacturers needs skills and infrastructure

Wednesday, 13 September 2017, 9:05 am | EMA

Manufacturers are important employers in New Zealand creating many opportunities for skilled and unskilled labour. More >>

Auckland transport initiatives sped up

Friday, 4 August 2017, 12:49 pm | EMA

Confirmation of a funding package to speed up transport initiatives to address Auckland’s gridlock has been hailed as much needed progress by the EMA. More >>

Flexibility in tertiary models key to addressing skills

Wednesday, 26 July 2017, 2:09 pm | EMA

The deepening skills shortage is a key concern for employers which is why the EMA is keen to understand further detail around the Government’s announcement on tertiary models today. More >>

New model to unlock infrastructure investment shortfall

Monday, 24 July 2017, 9:12 am | EMA

A government initiative to allow public and private investment in critically needed infrastructure is a significant step forward for the country. More >>

What Business wants from Government

Thursday, 6 July 2017, 11:34 am | EMA

With the countdown now on until the General Election on September 23, the EMA has released its key recommendations for the incoming Government. More >>

Deep concerns around Labour’s workplace policy

Thursday, 29 June 2017, 2:28 pm | EMA

EMA has deep concerns about the Industrial Relations Policy released by the Labour Party today. More >>

Business keen to get Auckland moving

Wednesday, 7 June 2017, 11:20 am | EMA

The outcome of a project to investigate ways to ease congestion in Auckland cannot come fast enough. More >>

Focus on trade strategy

Friday, 24 March 2017, 3:49 pm | EMA

Today’s release of the Government’s Trade Agenda 2030 comes at an important time says the EMA. More >>

Time for exporters to share their success stories

Tuesday, 14 February 2017, 12:33 pm | EMA

With exporting a hot topic, it’s time for those in the industry to share their success stories with the rest of New Zealand. More >>

Congratulations to new Prime Minister

Monday, 12 December 2016, 11:55 am | EMA

EMA wishes to congratulate Bill English on his official confirmation as the new Prime Minister along with Paula Bennett as Deputy Prime Minister, earlier today. More >>

Electricity Authority no longer wants to ‘act reasonably’

Monday, 28 November 2016, 11:57 am | EMA

The Electricity Authority is proposing to remove 36 clauses that require it to act or behave reasonably from the ‘rulebook’ that governs the New Zealand electricity market . More >>

Reassuring step forward on pay equity

Thursday, 24 November 2016, 11:27 am | EMA

Significant progress has been made on pay equity with the announcement by Government that it agrees with the recommendations of the Joint Working Group on Pay Equity. More >>

Opposition to electricity reforms not going away

Tuesday, 18 October 2016, 3:40 pm | EMA

The EMA is puzzled and deeply concerned as to why the Electricity Authority has pushed its transmission pricing proposal into another round of consultation. More >>

Fearless Business Will THRIVE

Friday, 30 September 2016, 10:27 am | EMA

Keeping up with the rate of change in today’s business world requires a bold and fearless approach and EMA’s THRIVE conference is set to deliver this. More >>

Kiwis don’t want cheaper power at others' expense

Wednesday, 21 September 2016, 11:18 am | EMA

"According to a poll commissioned by a group of consumer trusts, businesses, farming, local government and electricity sector participants, the kiwi spirit of giving everyone a fair go is alive and well across the country, with over 50% of Kiwis rejecting ... More >>

Local Body Manifesto: What Business wants from Council

Friday, 2 September 2016, 11:18 am | EMA

With the countdown now on until local body elections, EMA has released its key recommendations for Auckland’s incoming Mayor and councillors. More >>

EMA Calls for Veto of Contractors Remuneration Bill

Friday, 12 August 2016, 2:56 pm | EMA

The Minimum Wage (Contractors Remuneration) Amendment Bill is a solution looking for a problem, says the EMA. More >>

Auckland Port Study provides pathway forward

Friday, 1 July 2016, 11:38 am | EMA

A clear pathway for the future of Auckland port has been outlined in the Port Future Study report, released today. More >>

EMA Welcomes LGNZ Mobilising the Regions Paper

Wednesday, 2 September 2015, 1:39 pm | EMA

EMA Welcomes LGNZ Mobilising the Regions Paper The EMA has welcomed the release of the Mobilising the Regions paper, released by Local Government New Zealand today, saying it breathes life into key issues the Employers and Manufacturers Association ... More >>

 

 

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