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NZ increases jet fuel supply to meet growing demand

Thursday, 22 June 2017, 12:46 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

New Zealand’s supply of aviation fuel grew significantly in the March 2017 quarter compared to the same period last year to meet strong demand from the airline industry, according to new data released today. More >>

Landlords and tenants – are you ready for July 2019?

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 9:39 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Renting seminars are returning in 2017 to help landlords and tenants better understand changes to tenancy laws and how to put them into practice. More >>

Clean zones will be strongly enforced during Lions Series

Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 2:15 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Clean zones will be strongly enforced during DHL NZ Lions Series 2017 The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) is enforcing clean zones at the venues for all DHL NZ Lions Series 2017 matches. With the exception of a small group of ... More >>

Dairy farm to pay $21,009.80 for breaching employment rights

Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 11:26 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

A West Coast dairy farm must pay $21,009.80 for serious employment breaches relating to two migrant workers, following an investigation by the Labour Inspectorate. More >>

Prime Property ordered to pay $7520

Wednesday, 7 June 2017, 3:15 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Prime Property ordered to pay $7520 in 61 Molesworth Street case Wednesday 7 June 2017 The Tenancy Tribunal has ordered Prime Property Group Limited to pay back $6900 of rent, exemplary damages of $600, and the $20 filing fee to tenants after an investigation ... More >>

Standard amended to clarify self-containment for caravans

Friday, 2 June 2017, 10:44 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Freedom campers will now be required to have a usable toilet within their motor caravan or caravan to gain certification under Standards New Zealand’s amended self-contained Standard NZS 5465:2001. More >>

Planning for future growth; providing evidence of planning

Thursday, 1 June 2017, 11:26 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

MBIE, working with the Ministry for the Environment (MfE), has provided a set of new tools to help high- and medium-growth councils to better understand their local markets for housing and business space. More >>

International visitors spend $10 billion in year to March

Friday, 19 May 2017, 11:36 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Spending by international visitors in New Zealand was $10 billion for the year ending March 2017, according to the latest International Visitor Survey released today by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE). More >>

Petrol station to pay $28,500 for underpaying workers

Thursday, 18 May 2017, 12:46 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

A Northland petrol station is to pay $28,500 for committing serious breaches of employment law, following a Labour Inspectorate Investigation. More >>

Job advertisements steady in April 2017

Wednesday, 17 May 2017, 10:24 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The numbers of online job advertisements were steady in April 2017 with an increase of 0.1 per cent in April and by 11.7 per cent over the year, according to the latest Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) Jobs Online report. More >>

International visitor spend to surpass $15b annually by 2023

Friday, 12 May 2017, 10:12 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Strong growth in international visitor numbers and spending is forecast for New Zealand’s tourism sector, with international visitors projected to spend $15.3 billion annually by 2023, according to forecasts released today by the Ministry of Business, Innovation ... More >>

Regulations for licenses and permits out for consultation

Thursday, 11 May 2017, 3:43 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Public consultation on proposed regulations under the Outer Space and High-altitude Activities Bill is now open. More >>

Employment forecast to grow by 152,000 over the next 3 years

Thursday, 11 May 2017, 12:12 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Employment is forecast to increase by 152,000 over the next three years, according to the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s latest Short-term Employment Forecasts: 2017-20 report released today. More >>

MBIE releases new Housing Affordability Measure

Wednesday, 10 May 2017, 2:14 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

A new approach to measuring housing affordability will provide important information to support Government and other stakeholder decisions on housing, MBIE Deputy Chief Executive Building, Resources and Markets, Chris Bunny said today when releasing ... More >>

Auckland courier to pay $63,621.02 for serious breaches

Tuesday, 9 May 2017, 2:42 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

An Auckland courier must pay $63,621.02 after a Labour Inspectorate investigation found DK Transport Limited to have breached the rights of 15 migrant workers. More >>

Vineyard labour contractor to pay $73,081.70 for breaches

Wednesday, 3 May 2017, 11:10 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

A viticulture labour contracting business has been ordered to pay $73,081.70 in penalties and arrears for breaching employment law following a Labour Inspectorate investigation. More >>

Grocer fined $12,000 for attempt to exploit migrant worker

Thursday, 20 April 2017, 12:09 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

An Auckland grocer has been penalised $12,000 by the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) after a Labour Inspectorate investigation uncovered attempts to charge a migrant worker a premium. More >>

Job advertisements up 1.3 per cent in March

Wednesday, 19 April 2017, 10:12 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The number of online job advertisements grew by 1.3 per cent in March and by 14.2 per cent over the year, according to the latest Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) Jobs Online report. MBIE’s Labour Market Trends Manager Nita ... More >>

Protestors urged to consider safety of themselves and others

Monday, 10 April 2017, 4:37 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment General Manager James Stevenson-Wallace is urging people protesting the Amazon Warrior seismic survey ship to be responsible, comply with the law, and avoid putting themselves and others in danger. Greenpeace ... More >>

Auto valet to pay $241,451.66 for employment law breaches

Monday, 10 April 2017, 10:13 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

An auto valet in South Auckland has been ordered to pay $241,451.66 in penalties and arrears after a Labour Inspectorate investigation found serious breaches of employment law. More >>

 

 

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