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Fraud Awareness Week urging Kiwis to Stop and Think

Friday, 15 November 2019, 1:16 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Fraud Awareness Week urging Kiwis to “Stop and Think - is this for real?” As part of this year’s annual Fraud Awareness Week campaign 17-23 November, Consumer Protection is encouraging New Zealanders to take a moment and stop and think ‘is ... More >>

Fraud Awareness Week urging Kiwis to Stop and Think

Friday, 15 November 2019, 12:47 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

As part of this year’s annual Fraud Awareness Week campaign 17-23 November, Consumer Protection is encouraging New Zealanders to take a moment and stop and think ‘is this for real?’ when they’re contacted unexpectedly and being asked for personal ... More >>

New tool helps company directors know their obligations

Wednesday, 13 November 2019, 10:54 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Companies Office has launched a new resource for owners of growing small businesses to help them navigate the move into business director responsibilities. Good Governance was created by collaboration between the Companies Office, the Institute of Directors ... More >>

$3 million invested in space science partnerships

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 12:25 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Six New Zealand research projects have received $500,000 each from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment to fund the development of innovative space technologies including satellite control systems and ocean and coastal monitoring satellites. More >>

Labour Inspectorate continues to hold directors liable

Monday, 11 November 2019, 11:00 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Employment Relations Authority (ERA) has ordered Satyam Limited, which was operating a convenience store in Dunedin, to pay $18,000 in penalties, and its director, Sunilkumar Dalpatbhai Mistry, to personally pay a further $9,000 in penalties for negligent ... More >>

New Zealand joins MethaneSAT climate mission in space

Wednesday, 6 November 2019, 4:51 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

New Zealand has joined its first official space mission as a country to combat climate change and the mission control centre will be located in New Zealand. Today the Government announced it would contribute $26 million towards MethaneSAT, a state-of-the-art ... More >>

Resource Strategy plots path ahead for sector

Wednesday, 6 November 2019, 2:29 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Government’s long term vision for the minerals and petroleum sector has been released today. More >>

Jobs Online quarterly report September 2019

Wednesday, 30 October 2019, 1:10 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Online job advertisements increased by 0.3 per cent in the September 2019 quarter, compared to the June 2019 quarter’s fall of 1.4 per cent. The increase was the result of job advertisements over the September 2019 quarter in the Sales, Business ... More >>

Two members of the Commerce Commission appointed

Wednesday, 30 October 2019, 11:04 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has today confirmed the appointments of Dr Derek Johnston, and the reappointment of Elisabeth Welson, as members of the Commerce Commission. More >>

Christchurch restauranteurs penalised $120K

Thursday, 24 October 2019, 12:22 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Employment Relations Authority has ordered the Noori family and their business, Indian Heaven Ltd, to pay $118,799 in penalties for employment law breaches. More >>

Supporting refugees to settle in New Zealand

Thursday, 24 October 2019, 10:04 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) is pleased to announce the appointment of three organisations to provide refugee settlement support services in five new locations from February 2020. The new settlement locations were announced ... More >>

Inexplicable and heinoustreatment of Hamilton employees

Tuesday, 22 October 2019, 12:25 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Husband and wife, Paramjeet Singh Parihar and Kuldip Kaur Parihar, who owned two Super Liquor stores in Hamilton have been ordered by the Employment Court to pay a record $200,000 in penalties for serious employment law breaches. More >>

Unlicensed immigration adviser sentenced to home detention

Wednesday, 16 October 2019, 2:55 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Timothy Joseph Spooner has been sentenced to four months home detention and ordered to pay $7050 reparation to victims following his guilty plea in May to five charges laid by the Immigration Advisers Authority (IAA) for providing advice to immigrants ... More >>

Energy in New Zealand 2019 released

Wednesday, 16 October 2019, 1:07 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The amount of electricity generated from non-renewable sources fell last year despite a rise in coal-fired generation to cope with a constrained gas supply according to the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s latest annual energy report. More >>

Approved satellite payloads - Kiwi space industry taking off

Friday, 11 October 2019, 1:14 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Approved satellite payloads show Kiwi space industry taking off The New Zealand Space Agency has today released information about satellite payloads approved for launch by Rocket Lab from its Mahia launch complex, showing the diverse range of ... More >>

MBIE welcomes findings of review

Wednesday, 9 October 2019, 3:03 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Chief Executive of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has today welcomed the findings of an independent review of the process used by Immigration New Zealand (INZ) to prepare files for decision-makers who make residence deportation ... More >>

Failure to keep employment records proves costly

Wednesday, 9 October 2019, 1:57 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

An Otago business and its director must pay $82,500 for record-keeping breaches involving nearly 20 young workers, following a determination by the Employment Relations Authority (ERA). More >>

Increasing public value through government procurement

Tuesday, 1 October 2019, 11:09 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Government Procurement Rules 4th edition officially comes into force from today and will help to leverage spending and procurement planning across government agencies to achieve broader outcomes and increase public value. More >>

Tourism NZ's role in tourism system supported by findings

Monday, 30 September 2019, 10:13 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Tourism New Zealand is a successful, well-performing agency, world leader in destination marketing, says a report commissioned by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment. More >>

Consultation for Research, Science and Innovation Strategy

Thursday, 26 September 2019, 12:03 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment has today opened consultation on the Government’s draft Research, Science and Innovation Strategy. More >>

 

 

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