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1.8m to be invested in Māori-led science & innovation

Thursday, 18 September 2014, 4:01 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) announced today that a further $1.8 million will be invested over the next two years to develop the science and innovation potential of Māori knowledge, resources, and people for the benefit ... More >>

Latest Jobs Online report released

Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 2:18 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Skilled job vacancies advertised online dropped 0.4 per cent in August, according to the latest Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s Jobs Online report. More >>

AM and FM radio licence auction goes online

Monday, 15 September 2014, 4:16 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has today released further details of the upcoming auction of AM and FM broadcasting licences. More >>

University receives more than $35 million in research funds

Friday, 12 September 2014, 12:18 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The University of Waikato has received more than $35 million in the 2014 round of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s new science research funding, claiming two of the top four amounts awarded. More >>

Making life easier for small businesses

Tuesday, 9 September 2014, 10:34 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Business.govt.nz , part of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, has launched a new online tool which allows small businesses to search their central government compliance requirements in one place. More >>

Tourism spending forecast to grow 25% by 2020

Friday, 5 September 2014, 10:49 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Spending by international visitors is expected to grow by 25 per cent to $8.3 billion by 2020, according to the New Zealand Tourism Sector Outlook 2014-2020 released today by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE). More >>

Auckland company and its director fined $250,000

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 11:46 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Auckland company Awan Boueki Pacific Limited and its 55 year old director have been fined a total of $250,000 for selling 69 vehicles in a year, without being registered as a motor vehicle trader. More >>

Couple sentenced following Companies Office prosecution

Monday, 1 September 2014, 3:46 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Companies Office has successfully prosecuted an Auckland company director and her de facto partner for a multitude of charges including forgery, running a business with intent to defraud creditors and fraudulently using property of the business ... More >>

Flying start for New Zealand entrepreneurs

Thursday, 28 August 2014, 2:46 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

39 entrepreneurs have been selected as regional finalists in the 2014 ANZ Flying Start Business Plan competition and are one step closer to securing a place at the grand final in October. More >>

Skilled job vacancies up in July

Wednesday, 20 August 2014, 11:01 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Skilled job vacancies advertised online increased by 0.6 per cent from June, while the total number of online advertisements for skilled jobs has grown by 9.9 per cent in the past year to July, according to the latest Ministry of Business, Innovation ... More >>

International visitor spend up for June 2014 year

Thursday, 14 August 2014, 11:49 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Total visitor spend in New Zealand continues to grow, to $7.1 billion, up by 11 per cent for the year ending June 2014, according to the latest quarterly International Visitor Survey released by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE). More >>

Latest dairy farm visits reveal poor record keeping

Thursday, 14 August 2014, 11:12 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s Labour Inspectorate has released the results of the third phase of its national dairy strategy, which involved visits to farms that employ migrant workers. More >>

Facebook – buyer beware

Tuesday, 12 August 2014, 10:40 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

If you’re a regular Facebook user, you might have come across local For Sale, For Free or Wanted groups. These groups are fantastic if you are trying to get rid of unwanted items – or if you’re looking to pick up a bargain. But, there are some ... More >>

Competition looking to give a Kiwi business a flying start

Monday, 4 August 2014, 9:08 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The ANZ Flying Start Business Plan Competition is back for 2014, and looking to uncover New Zealand’s next big thing. The competition gives existing small businesses or those with an idea that are yet to start-up the shot at a prizes worth over $65,000. ... More >>

Feedback sought on airport information disclosure

Friday, 1 August 2014, 12:53 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) today released a consultation paper inviting feedback on the regime that requires major airports to make their performance and financial information publicly available. More >>

Latest energy statistics published

Thursday, 31 July 2014, 12:53 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment has today published Energy in New Zealand 2014 , which contains a wide range of energy-related information based on new and consolidated statistics. More >>

Review of Radiocommunications Act 1989

Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 2:21 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has today published a discussion document reviewing New Zealand’s Radiocommunications Act 1989. The discussion document looks at issues including competition regulation, technical parameters on ... More >>

Record penalty imposed for unregistered motor vehicle trader

Wednesday, 2 July 2014, 12:45 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Registrar of Motor Vehicle Traders at the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment has successfully prosecuted a Waiheke Island man for selling eight vehicles within a 12 month period whilst unregistered. More >>

Further prosecutions of unlicensed electrical workers

Tuesday, 1 July 2014, 2:15 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

An Auckland man who directed his employee to carry out unlicensed electrical work is the latest person to be convicted and fined under the Electricity Act 1992. More >>

$18.5 million settlement for Capital + Merchant Finance

Thursday, 26 June 2014, 2:34 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Insolvency and Trustee Service (a business unit within the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment) today announced it has successfully finalised a settlement agreement for $18.5 million. More >>

 

 

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