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Ice cream for China: Kiwis can do anything

Thursday, 23 July 2009, 4:45 pm | Employers And Manufacturers Federation

Exports of a mapping system to identify all 30,000 species on a Tahitian island, a simulator for medical students to practice virtual operations at home online, and a collision warning system for yachts and commercial boats; these are among the stunning ... More >>

Leveraging Maori business

Monday, 29 June 2009, 12:28 pm | Employers And Manufacturers Federation

Leveraging more rewards for and from Maori business will be the focus for a breakfast forming part of the Atamira: Maori in the City event in Auckland later this week. More >>

Budget responsible, back to basics

Thursday, 28 May 2009, 4:13 pm | Employers And Manufacturers Federation

The financial aspects of today's Budget are straightforward and responsible, the Employers & Manufacturers Association (Northern) says. More >>

Keep ACC, or we're back to litigation free for all

Thursday, 5 March 2009, 5:01 pm | Employers And Manufacturers Federation

Either we keep our no fault ACC scheme with entitlements about the present level, or we'll go back to a litigation free for all where the only winners are lawyers and doctors, says Paul Jarvie, Manager of Occupational Health and Safety for the ... More >>

English defies the evidence on monetary policy

Friday, 20 February 2009, 3:52 pm | Employers And Manufacturers Federation

Bill English’s response to a Select Committee review of monetary policy released today has ignored the problems faced by our tradeable sector say the New Zealand Manufacturers and Exporters Association (NZMEA). A number of innovative New Zealand ... More >>

Package a boost to business confidence

Wednesday, 4 February 2009, 1:14 pm | Employers And Manufacturers Federation

Today's five part package will help shore up business confidence the Employers & Manufacturers Association (Northern) says. More >>

Export Mission To Canton Fair

Friday, 14 December 2007, 10:40 am | Employers And Manufacturers Federation

Exporters have a gilt-edged opportunity to exhibit their products in China at a time when New Zealand's profile there will be at an all-time high. More >>

Squabbling among civic 'leaders' small minded

Tuesday, 25 September 2007, 11:53 am | Employers And Manufacturers Federation

Bring on the Royal Commission of Inquiry into how Auckland's councils are elected and structured says Bruce Goldsworthy, the Employers & Manufacturers Association's acting chief executive after hearing the latest squabbling between our civic leaders ... More >>

Spending On Sending Businesses Offshore Flawed

Thursday, 30 August 2007, 4:43 pm | Employers And Manufacturers Federation

The Government effort announced today to encourage business investment offshore is an admission it has failed to create a sound business environment in New Zealand, the Employers & Manufacturers Association (Northern) says. More >>

Rates recommendations earn backing

Tuesday, 28 August 2007, 2:48 pm | Employers And Manufacturers Federation

Business will be pleased with a major recommendation of the Shand inquiry into local government rating practices, the Employers & Manufacturers Association (Northern) says. More >>

Electricity Commission pylon plan welcome

Friday, 6 July 2007, 10:26 am | Employers And Manufacturers Federation

The Electricity Commission's decision to approve the new transmission line into Auckland today will heighten security of power supply for Auckland and is another welcome step, says Alasdair Thompson chief executive of the Employers & Manufacturers ... More >>

Hearings process on signs & billboards a farce

Thursday, 12 April 2007, 4:26 pm | Employers And Manufacturers Federation

Some Auckland City councilors involved with the billboards and signs bylaw have acted contrary to the legal requirement for open-minded consultation on the issue, the Employers & Manufacturers Association (Northern) says. More >>

Government wage & salary costs face blow out

Tuesday, 27 February 2007, 11:07 am | Employers And Manufacturers Federation

Contributions to Kiwisaver and four weeks holiday are expected to underpin a blow out in public sector wage and salary costs this year. More >>

Go ahead for transmission upgrade welcome

Wednesday, 31 January 2007, 4:48 pm | Employers And Manufacturers Federation

Getting certainty into Transpower's plans to upgrade the high voltage electricity line from south Waikato to south Auckland is very welcome, the Employers & Manufacturers Association (Northern) says. More >>

What About The Other $400 Million?

Tuesday, 16 January 2007, 11:07 am | Employers And Manufacturers Federation

Government plans to merge the ACC employer and self employed accounts are grossly unfair, according to Paul Winter of EMA Central. More >>

Lot at stake for taxpayers and road users

Thursday, 5 October 2006, 2:09 pm | Employers And Manufacturers Federation

Business and taxpayers will be concerned about the impact of Toll switching freight from rail to road in the event Ontrack and Toll don't reach agreement over the proposed $60m rail access fee, the Employers and Manufacturers Association (Northern) says. More >>

Doctors obstructing employers' legal duty

Wednesday, 24 March 2004, 3:19 pm | Employers And Manufacturers Federation

GP's are compromising the ability of employers to manage their legal obligations under the Health and Safety in Employment Act 2003, the Employers & Manufacturers Association (Northern) says. More >>

Anti-growth clique of ARC councillors named

Tuesday, 23 March 2004, 2:37 pm | Employers And Manufacturers Federation

A clique of ARC councillors is doing its utmost to hold back Auckland's development by obstructing the transport and growth initiatives supported by the majority of Aucklanders, claims the Employers & Manufacturers Association (Northern). More >>

Import fee a tax to drag back NZ's growth rate

Friday, 4 October 2002, 5:56 pm | Employers And Manufacturers Federation

The new import fee of $16 plus GST passed into law in Parliament today is just another tax that will help drag back New Zealand's rate of growth, says the Employers & Manufacturers Association (Northern). More >>

Business leaders back toll roads

Thursday, 3 October 2002, 11:40 am | Employers And Manufacturers Federation

A survey to gauge the extent of Auckland's business leaders' support for toll roads in the area has, unsurprisingly, found it overwhelming. More >>

   

 

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