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Rural Contractors NZ hits the road during May

Tuesday, 22 April 2014, 9:35 am | Rural Contractors NZ

Rural Contractors New Zealand (RCNZ) will be updating its members on the latest changes in health and safety, transport and employment laws – as well as other topics – in a series of roadshows being held around the country during May. More >>

Rural contractors need to bone up on employment obligations

Tuesday, 11 March 2014, 11:44 am | Rural Contractors NZ

Agricultural contractors need to ensure they are on top of their all employment and health and safety obligations, according to Rural Contractors New Zealand (RCNZ) More >>

Rural contracting nears a billion-dollar-a-year industry

Tuesday, 21 January 2014, 4:47 pm | Rural Contractors NZ

New Zealand’s rural contracting industry contributed almost a billion dollars to the country’s economy last year, according to recently published research. More >>

Rural contracting nears a billion-dollar-a-year industry

Tuesday, 21 January 2014, 4:42 pm | Rural Contractors NZ

New Zealand’s rural contracting industry contributed almost a billion dollars to the country’s economy last year, according to recently published research. More >>

Ag sector offers exciting career opportunities

Wednesday, 8 January 2014, 3:48 pm | Rural Contractors NZ

With the new school year looming, and a new batch of young people considering their future career options, Rural Contractors New Zealand (RCNZ) says the agricultural sector offers many exciting job opportunities. More >>

Rural Contractors welcomes WorkSafe NZ

Tuesday, 17 December 2013, 8:52 am | Rural Contractors NZ

Rural Contractors New Zealand (RCNZ) has welcomed the arrival of the newly established WorkSafe NZ – a key plank in workplace health and safety reforms. “As a responsible industry organisation, Rural Contractors NZ is keen to work alongside WorkSafe NZ ... More >>

Foreign workers vital to industry – Rural Contractors

Thursday, 5 December 2013, 9:04 am | Rural Contractors NZ

Rural Contractors New Zealand (RCNZ) says employing overseas workers is an important and necessary part of rural contracting. More >>

Foreign workers vital to industry – Rural Contractors

Wednesday, 4 December 2013, 11:40 am | Rural Contractors NZ

Rural Contractors New Zealand (RCNZ) says employing overseas workers is an important and necessary part of rural contracting. More >>

Rural lobbies maintain close link

Thursday, 21 November 2013, 12:03 pm | Rural Contractors NZ

“Rural Contractors NZ and Federated Farmers may have different memberships and goals, but we share a close and mutually beneficial relationship,” says RCNZ president Steve Levet. More >>

Rural contractors urged to get up-to-date with transport law

Monday, 11 November 2013, 4:36 pm | Rural Contractors NZ

Rural contractors are being urged to get themselves up-to-date with changes to transport regulations around the use of agricultural machinery. More >>

Rural contractors able to help farmers clean-up after storms

Friday, 20 September 2013, 10:19 am | Rural Contractors NZ

Farmers around the country hit by devastating storms last week are being reminded that rural contractors are available to help them with any clean-up work. More >>

Motorists asked to be alert and patient

Tuesday, 3 September 2013, 9:44 am | Rural Contractors NZ

Motorists on the country’s roads are being advised to keep an eye out for – and a wide berth of – rural contractors and their larger machines with the hay and silage season starting. More >>

Rural Contractors welcome new workplace safety reforms

Thursday, 8 August 2013, 5:20 pm | Rural Contractors NZ

Rural Contractors New Zealand (RCNZ) says it welcomes the government's newly announced workplace health and safety reforms. More >>

More common sense rules needed for overseas workers

Wednesday, 17 July 2013, 11:40 am | Rural Contractors NZ

Rural Contractors New Zealand is calling for more sensible rules and policies surrounding employing overseas workers on a temporary basis. More >>

Ag sector provides a bright future for careers

Wednesday, 3 July 2013, 10:56 am | Rural Contractors NZ

Rural Contractors New Zealand is questioning why more young New Zealanders are not being encouraged to take up careers in the agricultural sector. More >>

New president for Rural Contractors NZ

Monday, 1 July 2013, 12:10 pm | Rural Contractors NZ

Wellsford-based agricultural contractor Steve Levet is the new head of the Rural Contractors New Zealand (RCNZ). Rural Contractors New Zealand is the only national association for rural contractors in New Zealand. More >>

New agriculture vehicle regulations

Tuesday, 4 June 2013, 3:38 pm | Rural Contractors NZ

New rules for agricultural vehicles came into force on June 1 with rural contractors – and farmers –being encouraged to familiarise themselves with these changes. More >>

Agricultural Vehicle Transport Review Welcomed

Tuesday, 20 September 2011, 12:55 pm | Rural Contractors NZ

The announcement of a review of transport rules affecting agricultural contractors is great news for Rural Contractors New Zealand. The announcement by Associate Transport Minister Nathan Guy has been eagerly awaited by the industry which has had a number ... More >>

Agricultural Vehicle Transport Review Welcomed

Tuesday, 20 September 2011, 12:47 pm | Rural Contractors NZ

The announcement of a review of transport rules affecting agricultural contractors is great news for Rural Contractors New Zealand. The announcement by Associate Transport Minister Nathan Guy has been eagerly awaited by the industry which has had a number ... More >>

CTU Hidden Agenda?

Tuesday, 21 October 2008, 3:25 pm | Rural Contractors NZ

The national body for rural contractors in New Zealand believes the CTU is planning to require all employees of contractors to be paid a minimum of 30 hours per week after the Election. More >>

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