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New Initiatives To Grow Future Research Leaders For Aotearoa New Zealand

Tuesday, 26 September 2023, 2:05 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

MBIE has today announced details of enhanced research fellowships and a new applied doctorate scheme to grow more future leaders of research, science and innovation in Aotearoa New Zealand. “Creating a range of opportunities, particularly for those ... More >>

Former Bankrupt Fined And Sentenced Following MBIE Investigation

Thursday, 21 September 2023, 2:09 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

A former bankrupt has been sentenced to 6 months home detention and ordered to pay reparations following an investigation by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s (MBIE) Integrity and Enforcement Team. More >>

A Promising Future For Scientific Endeavours

Friday, 15 September 2023, 11:13 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

A total of 68 projects have been selected for funding through the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s (MBIE) Endeavour Fund for their potential to transform Aotearoa New Zealand’s economy, environment and society. “Endeavour is Aotearoa ... More >>

June Quarter Shows Renewable Electricity Generation Reaches Record High

Thursday, 14 September 2023, 11:14 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

New Zealand achieved 91 per cent renewable electricity generation in the June 2023 quarter, a 10-percentage point increase on the June 2022 quarter, according to data released today by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE). The ... More >>

Government Invests In Tiny Tech With Global Potential

Wednesday, 13 September 2023, 12:05 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

An ambitious and internationally-connected programme to leverage New Zealand’s niche expertise in quantum technology research will receive up to $12 million of government funding over the next five years. The Quantum Technologies Research Programme ... More >>

New Zealand Space Agency Seeks Stellar Students For Opportunities At NASA

Friday, 8 September 2023, 2:48 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

High-flying graduate students are encouraged to reach for the stars and apply for the New Zealand Space Scholarship programme to support an internship at NASA’s Ames Research Center or the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in 2024. Administered ... More >>

Artificial Intelligence To Support Astronaut Selection

Wednesday, 6 September 2023, 1:05 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

An AI-assisted tool designed to support astronaut selection and clinical decision making will be developed under a partnership between the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) and US space company Axiom Space. The project is led by Dr ... More >>

Spring’s Junction Café Fined A Second Time For Employment Breaches

Tuesday, 5 September 2023, 12:55 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Spring’s Junction Café and Motor Inn based in Christchurch, and its director, must pay $36,000 in penalties after breaching multiple minimum employment standards during the pandemic in 2020. The firm was penalised for similar offences in 2016. ... More >>

Community-level Energy Education Funding Round Opens

Monday, 4 September 2023, 6:27 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The latest funding round of the Support for Energy Education in Communities (SEEC) Programme is now open. The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has been allocating funding through the SEEC Programme since 2021 to help deliver ... More >>

Former Licensed Immigration Adviser Convicted Following MBIE Investigation

Thursday, 31 August 2023, 1:54 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

A former Licensed Immigration Adviser (LIA) has been sentenced to 6-months home detention and 100 hours community service after his application for a discharge without conviction was dismissed and he was found guilty of breaching the Immigration Advisers ... More >>

Building Practitioners Board Cancels Builder’s Licence

Tuesday, 29 August 2023, 10:06 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Building Practitioners Board (the Board) has cancelled Licenced Building Practitioner (LBP) Matthew Biddle’s licence after finding Mr Biddle to be in breach of the Building Act 2004. More >>

Panel Appointed To Recommend National Research Priorities

Friday, 18 August 2023, 12:15 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Tā/Sir Jerry Mateparae will chair an Independent Strategic Panel set up to recommend new National Research Priorities to Cabinet this year. “National Research Priorities are a central part of the Te Ara Paerangi – Future Pathways reform of the research, ... More >>

Advancing The Aerospace Sector In Aotearoa

Thursday, 20 July 2023, 6:48 pm | MBIE

Aotearoa New Zealand’s first ever Aerospace Strategy was launched today, to drive continued development of New Zealand’s diverse and innovative aerospace sector by 2030. The strategy is jointly led by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and ... More >>

Petroleum Reserves Data Shows Decline In Gas Reserves

Thursday, 13 July 2023, 11:22 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has today released annual data detailing the amount of oil and gas expected to be available in existing petroleum fields. This year’s data, supplied to MBIE by both onshore and offshore permit ... More >>

Dr Gill Jolly Joins MBIE As Chief Science Advisor

Wednesday, 12 July 2023, 11:20 am | MBIE

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment has announced the appointment of Dr Gill Jolly to the role of Chief Science Advisor for MBIE. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2307/44409f17367f5aa18eac.jpeg" width="480" height="720"> “We are thrilled to welcome ... More >>

Release Of Independent Review Into Out Of Hours Immigration Visits

Monday, 10 July 2023, 2:03 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The head of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has committed to continuing a pause on out of hours visits to residential addresses by compliance officers for deportation purposes following the release of an independent review ... More >>

Unregistered Motor Vehicle Seller Convicted And Fined

Thursday, 6 July 2023, 10:54 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

A Tauranga man has been fined $3,500 after he was convicted of breaching the Motor Vehicle Sales Act 2003 (MVSA). The unregistered motor vehicle seller was convicted after a Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) investigation charged ... More >>

MBIE Announces Banking Services Panel

Wednesday, 5 July 2023, 10:14 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The New Zealand Government Procurement (NZGP) branch of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has today announced an updated All-of-Government (AoG) panel providing a range of banking services to government agencies until 30 ... More >>

Isolation And Quarantine Functions To Move To Health System On 1 July 2023

Friday, 30 June 2023, 10:25 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

On 1 July 2023, national quarantine and isolation capability NQC (formally known as MIQ) will transfer back to the health system. In June 2020, Cabinet agreed that overall responsibility for Managed Isolation and Quarantine (MIQ) would be transferred ... More >>

New Analysis Shows 110,000 Households Unable To Afford To Heat Their Homes

Tuesday, 27 June 2023, 11:06 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

About 110,000 households could not afford to keep their homes adequately warm for the year ending June 2022, with Māori and Pacific households, renters and low-income households more likely to experience energy hardship, analysis released today shows. ... More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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