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Tourism spending data for July 2018 released

Thursday, 30 August 2018, 11:09 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The latest Monthly Regional Tourism Estimates (MRTEs) released today by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) show that tourism expenditure grew in all regions for the year ended July 2018. More >>

Three unlicensed electrical workers fined

Thursday, 23 August 2018, 1:35 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Three unlicensed electrical workers fined Three unlicensed electrical workers have been held to account for carrying out prescribed electrical work in three separate cases around the country. Edmund Matoe has been ordered to pay $4,500 plus costs ... More >>

Costly lesson for property managers at Tenancy Tribunal

Wednesday, 22 August 2018, 2:17 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Tenancy Compliance and Investigations Team has successfully taken a Whanganui property management company to the Tenancy Tribunal for multiple counts of failing to lodge tenancy bonds, as well as failing to provide tenants with insulation statements, ... More >>

Job advertisements continue to rise in July 2018

Wednesday, 22 August 2018, 10:10 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The number of online job advertisements rose by 0.6 per cent in the month of July 2018 and 7.1 per cent over the year, according to the latest Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) Jobs Online monthly data release. Jobs Online provides ... More >>

International visitor spending shows significant growth

Friday, 17 August 2018, 11:27 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Spending by international visitors in New Zealand increased nine per cent to $11.1 billion for the year to June 2018, according to the latest International Visitor Survey results released today by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment ... More >>

RSE scheme better for business and New Zealand workers

Thursday, 16 August 2018, 2:08 pm | MBIE

The tenth annual survey of RSE employers is another win for the New Zealand horticulture and viticulture industries – and New Zealanders. More >>

Online pre-qualification opens for first KiwiBuild homes

Monday, 13 August 2018, 10:59 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Owning an affordable starter home is a step closer for eligible New Zealanders with the launch of KiwiBuild’s new online pre-qualification portal today. First-time buyers and ‘second chancers’ can apply online to the KiwiBuild Unit to determine ... More >>

Taxi drivers owed nearly $100,000

Wednesday, 8 August 2018, 11:33 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

An employment determination has found a former taxi company in clear breach of minimum employment rights, by treating employees as contractors to save money. More >>

Builders lose LBP licenses after ‘renting’ out supervision

Thursday, 2 August 2018, 10:44 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Two Auckland builders who were supervising other carpenters have had their licences cancelled and suspended for incompetence and negligence, after not overseeing structural building work. More >>

Builders fined for poor workmanship

Thursday, 2 August 2018, 10:43 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Two Licenced Building Practitioners (LBP) have been held to account by the Building Practitioners Board (the Board) for their poor and negligent workmanship on house projects including foundations. More >>

Unlicensed roofer prosecuted

Friday, 27 July 2018, 9:09 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

An unlicensed roofer from Upper Hutt, who falsely held himself out as a Licensed Building Practitioner (LBP), has been prosecuted in the Wellington District Court. More >>

Tourism spending data for June 2018 released

Thursday, 26 July 2018, 11:05 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The latest Monthly Regional Tourism Estimates (MRTEs) released today by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) show that tourism expenditure grew in all regions for the year ended June 2018. More >>

Suspension of six ACP CodeMark certificates

Thursday, 26 July 2018, 9:17 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Following a number of high profile fires involving combustible, polyethylene core aluminium composite panels (ACPs) as external cladding, the use of the ACP has been the subject of a number of avenues of inquiry, both in New Zealand and internationally. More >>

NZ Mine Plans database goes online

Tuesday, 24 July 2018, 9:15 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

A searchable national catalogue of mine plans is now available to the public after the culmination of a three-year project by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment and WorkSafe New Zealand. The NZ Mine Plans database, which holds approximately ... More >>

Domino’s franchisees fined for employment breaches

Monday, 9 July 2018, 11:00 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Two companies, which operated as Domino’s pizza franchises in Auckland, have been penalised $32,400 for serious breaches of employment law, following a Labour Inspectorate investigation. More >>

Unlicensed builder prosecuted

Friday, 6 July 2018, 2:44 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

A Whangarei man has been prosecuted for doing work that should have been carried out by a Licensed Building Practitioner (LBP) with carpentry and roofing licenses. More >>

Three new strategic science platforms announced

Friday, 6 July 2018, 1:01 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

MEDIA RELEASE Three new strategic science platforms announced 6 July 2018 The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) today announced $35.4 million over six years for three new strategic science platforms undertaking research to improve ... More >>

MBIE releases addendum report to Investigation

Wednesday, 4 July 2018, 2:17 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

During the 14 November 2016 Kaikōura earthquake, the Statistics House building in Wellington suffered a partial floor collapse. The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) convened an expert Panel to understand the factors that led ... More >>

Tourism spending data for May 2018 released

Thursday, 28 June 2018, 11:51 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The latest Monthly Regional Tourism Estimates (MRTEs) released today by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) show that tourism expenditure grew in all regions over the year ended May 2018. More >>

Building companies penalised for turning blind eye

Monday, 25 June 2018, 9:22 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Two Auckland building companies operated by a sole director have been penalised $7,500 for serious breaches to employment law as well as failing to comply with an improvement notice. More >>

   

 

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