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Care And Support Workers Deliver Thousands Of Messages To Government Pleading For Better Pay

Tuesday, 24 May 2022, 10:08 am | Joint Press Release

E tū/NZNO/PSA media release After rallying around Aotearoa for a better pay offer, care and support workers and their unions are delivering their messages to Parliament in a petition signed by thousands in just 10 days. They will hand over the petition, ... More >>

Support Workers, Employers Come Together In Fight For Pay Increase

Friday, 20 May 2022, 3:32 pm | Joint Press Release

E tū/NZNO/PSA Joint Release: Care and support workers, their employers, and the clients and residents they care for are rallying together for the first time to secure an urgent pay increase for workers in the sector before legislation that sets their ... More >>

Port Unions Says Health And Safety Judgement Must Be Appealed

Wednesday, 18 May 2022, 4:16 pm | Joint Press Release

Maritime Union of New Zealand/Rail and Maritime Transport Union joint media release Port unions will be pushing for an appeal against a court decision that has seen a stevedoring company walk away from health and safety charges. A decision in the ... More >>

Port Workers Welcome Port Health And Safety Review

Wednesday, 27 April 2022, 3:15 pm | Joint Press Release

Maritime Union of New Zealand / Rail and Maritime Transport Union joint media release Port workers are welcoming the announcement by the Government of a range of actions to fix health and safety problems in New Zealand ports, following two deaths in ports ... More >>

Win The Ultimate OatAM This Mother’s Day!

Tuesday, 19 April 2022, 12:34 pm | Joint Press Release

<img src="" width="720" height="404"> Harraways and Whānau Āwhina Plunket continue their local, kiwi collaboration as they celebrate Mother’s Day ... More >>

Forest Owners And Federated Farmers Mourn Passing Of Former Chief Executive Of Both Organisations

Monday, 4 April 2022, 1:50 pm | Joint Press Release

The pastoral and forest industries are mourning the recent passing of Rob McLagan, who served as Chief Executive of both Federated Farmers and the Forest Owners Association. Rob was CE of Federated Farmers between 1979 and 1993. He then went on to become ... More >>

Visitor Accommodation Changes Welcome But Rules On Building Consents Needed

Friday, 1 April 2022, 3:46 pm | Joint Press Release

Hospitality New Zealand welcomes proposed changes to consents for short-term visitor accommodation in residential areas in Christchurch but is calling for rules on building consents to be added. “This is a sensible decision but to make it an enduring policy ... More >>

Flicks And Neon Continue Successful Content Partnership, Showcasing An Expansive Line Up Of Movies And TV Shows

Friday, 1 April 2022, 2:06 pm | Joint Press Release

Flicks and New Zealand streaming service Neon have announced a continuation of their successful media partnership for a further 12 months. The partnership, which was initially established in March 2020, utilises Flicks’ position as the leading local ... More >>

Birds New Zealand And Toi Toi Wines Join Forces To Survey Birds In New Zealand

Monday, 28 March 2022, 2:47 pm | Joint Press Release

Birds New Zealand and Toi Toi wines (Marlborough Wine Ltd) are pleased to announce a joint sponsorship to support the New Zealand Bird Atlas . The New Zealand Bird Atlas is a citizen science project aimed at mapping the distribution and relative ... More >>

On The Subject Of Russia's Invasion Of Ukraine

Tuesday, 22 March 2022, 2:59 pm | Joint Press Release

Since February 24th, the Actors Agents Association of New Zealand, the Directors and Editors Guild of Aotearoa New Zealand, the Pan-Asian Screen Collective and the Screen Music and Sound Guild of New Zealand have watched with intense dismay the ... More >>

New Zealand Transport Workers Back P&O Ferry Workers After Shock Mass Sacking

Monday, 21 March 2022, 3:11 pm | Joint Press Release

New Zealand transport workers are backing UK ferry workers after a shock mass sacking. UK ferry operator P&O Ferries has moved to sack 800 UK-based seafarers and outsource their jobs to non-union, agency workers. New Zealand affiliates of the ... More >>

NZ’s Fashion And Textile Industry Fast-track Decarbonisation

Monday, 21 March 2022, 10:17 am | Joint Press Release

New Zealand’s fashion and textile industry is taking a significant step forward, addressing climate change and improving how clothes are brought to market and managed at end-of-use, by implementing a Textile Product Stewardship Scheme co-designed by ... More >>

Wellington Regional Sport Organisations Make Changes For Participant Wellbeing

Friday, 18 March 2022, 3:25 pm | Joint Press Release

Six major sports organisations have agreed to improve the experience for players and parents by aligning their respective season transition dates. In a first for Wellington, College Sport Wellington, Netball Central, Wellington Hockey, Capital ... More >>

Strengthening New Zealand’s Child Trafficking Definition To Better Protect Tamariki

Friday, 18 March 2022, 11:05 am | Joint Press Release

Today on Child Exploitation Awareness day, 15 child focussed NGO’s have signed an open letter requesting the Government amend the Crimes Act to better protect New Zealand tamariki from sexual (and broader) exploitation.  Under the Crimes ... More >>

UK And NZ Animal Health Associations Welcome Regulatory Co-operation

Wednesday, 16 March 2022, 2:20 pm | Joint Press Release

The animal health associations in the UK (NOAH) and New Zealand (Agcarm) have welcomed the publication by the countries’ regulatory agencies of guidance that will enable simultaneous review of animal medicine marketing authorisation applications in the ... More >>

Orcon Group And 2degrees Welcome Commerce Commission Clearance Of Proposed Merger

Tuesday, 15 March 2022, 11:10 am | Joint Press Release

Orcon Group and 2degrees welcome today’s statement from the Commerce Commission, providing clearance for the proposed merger of Orcon Group and 2degrees. Mark Callander, Orcon Group CEO and named CEO of the merged entity says, “We are pleased to receive ... More >>

Renewable Gas - Cooking With Scraps

Tuesday, 15 March 2022, 9:10 am | Joint Press Release

Gas NZ and the Bioenergy Associations applauds Government’s Transforming Recycling Consultation announcement and encourages New Zealanders to have a say. “The food scrap waste from cooking your dinner, could in the future be used to cook your dinner,” ... More >>

Councils Underwhelmed By Three Waters Working Group Recommendations

Wednesday, 9 March 2022, 2:21 pm | Joint Press Release

Proposed changes to Three Waters reforms don’t go far enough for Hawke’s Bay Mayors Hawke’s Bay’s Mayors have read the changes a government-appointed working group has recommended to draft legislation and say they are vowing to continue fighting ... More >>

Three Researchers Receive First Māori Early Career Development In Cancer Research Awards

Tuesday, 8 March 2022, 10:32 am | Joint Press Release

Wellington's Helena Abolins-Thompson is one of three researchers committed to maximising Māori health gains to be awarded the inaugural Māori Early Career Development in Cancer Research Awards. The awards are the first-ever offered in collaboration between ... More >>

Cult Beauty Brand Tronque Partners With Endometriosis New Zealand To Support Thousands Of Kiwis

Monday, 7 March 2022, 3:31 pm | Joint Press Release

This month, Tronque will donate over $20,000 worth of its Soft Focus Scar Concentrate to Endometriosis New Zealand (ENZ) to support the organisation’s fundraising activity for Endometriosis Awareness Month, which runs from 1 – 31 March. Tronque, which ... More >>