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Serious employment breaches found in Marlborough vineyards

Friday, 19 August 2016, 12:24 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

A joint operation between the Labour Inspectorate, Immigration New Zealand and Inland Revenue in Marlborough vineyards found contractors committing serious breaches of employment standards. More >>

International visitor spend up 18% for June 2016 Year

Friday, 19 August 2016, 11:50 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

International visitor spend grew 18 per cent to $10.3 billion in the year ended June 2016, according to the latest International Visitor Survey released today by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE). More >>

Job advertisements steady in July – MBIE Jobs Online Report

Wednesday, 17 August 2016, 10:40 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The number of job advertisements was steady in July 2016, rising by 0.2 per cent, and by 12.7 per cent over the year, according to the latest Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) Jobs Online report. More >>

Grocery store penalised $53,000 for exploiting workers

Tuesday, 9 August 2016, 10:54 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

A Wellington grocery store has been ordered to pay more than $53,000 in penalties and arrears by the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) for employment law breaches, including making a migrant employee pay more than $10,000 in premiums. More >>

Tourism infrastructure report released

Friday, 5 August 2016, 1:49 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Tourism infrastructure report released The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment today released an in-depth report on tourism infrastructure aimed at providing reliable information for those interested in the New Zealand tourism sector. Deputy ... More >>

Vacancies rose in June – MBIE Jobs Online Report

Wednesday, 20 July 2016, 10:05 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Vacancies rose in June – MBIE Jobs Online Report The number of job vacancies rose by 1.2 per cent in June 2016, and by 13.5 per cent over the year, according to the latest Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) Jobs Online report. ... More >>

Latest tourism spend data for Northland released

Friday, 8 July 2016, 11:16 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The latest Monthly Regional Tourism Estimates released by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) today show that tourism spend for Northland is estimated to be $932 million for the year to May 2016, up 6 per cent compared with the year ... More >>

Investment helps Rotorua mud festival

Tuesday, 21 June 2016, 1:39 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment today announced that $1.5 million will be invested in the annual Rotorua Lakes Council mud festival through the Major Events Development Fund. More >>

MED Fund invests in WhitewaterXL New Zealand Invitational

Friday, 17 June 2016, 10:25 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment today announced that $600,000 will be invested into the WhitewaterXL New Zealand Invitational for the 2016, 2017 and 2018 events through the Major Events Development Fund (MEDF). More >>

Decrease in household electricity costs

Thursday, 16 June 2016, 12:26 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The latest New Zealand Energy Quarterly, released today by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE), shows the average cost of electricity paid by residential consumers has fallen for the first time in 15 years. Average sales-based electricity ... More >>

New tourism spend data for Northland region released

Thursday, 16 June 2016, 10:53 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

New Monthly Regional Tourism Estimates released by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) today show that tourism spend for the Northland region is estimated to be $937 million for the year to April 2016, up six per cent compared to the year ... More >>

Vacancies rose again in May – MBIE Jobs Online Report

Wednesday, 15 June 2016, 4:42 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Vacancies rose again in May – MBIE Jobs Online Report The number of job vacancies rose by 2.4 per cent in May 2016, and by 13.4 per cent over the year, according to the latest Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) Jobs Online report. ... More >>

$5,000 in fines handed down for unauthorised electrical work

Tuesday, 14 June 2016, 11:51 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Two fines were handed down to an Auckland company and an Ashhurst man for breaching the Electricity Act 1992. More >>

Employers fined for paying migrant worker $4 an hour

Monday, 13 June 2016, 10:54 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Employment Relations Authority found two linked South Auckland employers, who paid a migrant worker $4 an hour, breached several employment laws and has ordered the two companies to pay a total of $42,000 in penalties and over $45,000 in wage ... More >>

Kiwifruit employer owes $226K after breaching employment law

Thursday, 9 June 2016, 12:38 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

A Bay of Plenty kiwifruit contracting business was ordered to pay more than $226,000 by the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) in arrears owed to workers and penalties for breaching the employment law after an investigation by the Ministry of Business, ... More >>

Annual international visitor spend passes $10 billion

Friday, 20 May 2016, 11:23 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

International visitor spend passed $10 billion for the first time, growing by 25 percent in the March 2016 year, shown by the latest International Visitor Survey released today by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE). More >>

New Plymouth man fined $18,000 for unauthorised electrical

Wednesday, 18 May 2016, 12:33 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Tauke Whana of New Plymouth has been sentenced in the Rotorua District Court on charges of doing unauthorised prescribed electrical work; doing an act intending to cause another person to believe he was registered or licensed; and issuing a certificate ... More >>

Hawera restaurant penalised for failure to provide records

Wednesday, 18 May 2016, 11:42 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Employment Relations Authority (ERA) has ordered Hawera restaurant Indian Zaika to pay $7000 in penalties after it failed to provide evidence of compliant wage, time, holiday and leave records to a Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment ... More >>

Vacancies rose in April – MBIE Jobs Online report

Wednesday, 18 May 2016, 11:24 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The number of job vacancies rose by 0.6 per cent in April 2016, and by 7.7 per cent over the year, according to the latest Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) Jobs Online report. More >>

MBIE forecasts tourism spend to grow 65 per cent by 2022

Thursday, 12 May 2016, 10:41 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

International tourism expenditure is forecast to grow by 65 per cent to $16 billion in 2022, and the sector is well positioned to capture opportunities from several different markets, according to the New Zealand Tourism Forecasts 2016-2022 report ... More >>

 

 

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