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New Building Regulations To Support Innovation And Better Quality Buildings

Tuesday, 2 November 2021, 11:14 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Cabinet has agreed on regulatory proposals developed by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) to support greater opportunity for innovation and economies of scale, and improve trust and confidence in the building sector. “In ... More >>

New Partnership To Support More Options For Refugee Resettlement In New Zealand

Tuesday, 2 November 2021, 9:31 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Immigration New Zealand (INZ) has announced a new partnership with HOST Aotearoa New Zealand to deliver an extended pilot of New Zealand’s community refugee sponsorship programme. Under this programme, 150 refugees will be sponsored to resettle in communities ... More >>

Landlord Ordered To Pay After Child Contracts Rheumatic Heart Disease Due To Substandard Housing

Friday, 29 October 2021, 10:55 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

A Christchurch landlord has been ordered to pay $38,626.12 after a Tenancy Tribunal hearing found multiple breaches that resulted in a child living at the home being diagnosed with rheumatic heart disease, following action taken by MBIE’s Tenancy ... More >>

Rapid Antigen Tests Now Being Trialled By New Zealand Businesses

Thursday, 28 October 2021, 2:55 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

A shipment of 300,000 rapid antigen tests has arrived in New Zealand and is now being rolled out across some of the country’s largest businesses as part of a Government-approved trial to expand the tools used to find and stamp out COVID-19. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2110/614b70bcc6a10819448c.jpeg" ... More >>

Incubator Funding Round Opening For Creative And Cultural Events

Wednesday, 27 October 2021, 10:04 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

New Zealand’s creative and cultural events will be able to apply for a funding boost to help them grow, with the latest funding round of the Creative and Cultural Events Incubator set to open on 1 November, the Ministry of Business, Employment, ... More >>

Investigation Of Recent Absconding Incident Will Continue To Strengthen MIQ System

Thursday, 21 October 2021, 1:57 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

An investigation report into the absconding incident at the Novotel & Ibis Ellerslie MIQ facility on 2 September 2021 has been released today. Joint Head of MIQ, Brigadier Rose King said a number of recommendations have been made, which she ... More >>

Statement From Joint Head Of MIQ Brigadier Rose King: Absconding Incidents At Auckland MIQ Facility

Wednesday, 20 October 2021, 11:11 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

MIQ can confirm that three COVID-19 positive cases community cases staying at the Holiday Inn Auckland Airport Hotel managed isolation and quarantine facility allegedly absconded last night. One is still at large. In the first incident, two community ... More >>

Digital Boost Reaches 40,000 Small Business Sign-ups, Launches Mobile App

Monday, 18 October 2021, 10:02 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Over 40,000 small businesses are now participating in the Digital Boost skills training initiative, and to make this on-the-go digital education more easily accessible a new Digital Boost Live app has been launched. The Mind Lab built the free Digital ... More >>

Contract Signed For Next Phase Of Tui Oil Field Decommissioning

Tuesday, 5 October 2021, 12:55 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has entered into an agreement with Shelf Subsea Services Pte Ltd for the removal of the subsea infrastructure from the Tui Oil Field (Phase 2 of the Tui decommissioning process). Shelf Subsea is headquartered ... More >>

Self-isolation Pilot Expressions Of Interest Open On Thursday 30 September

Wednesday, 29 September 2021, 2:04 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Government recently announced a Self-Isolation Pilot will begin in October as a key step in ‘Reconnecting New Zealanders’ and safely re-opening borders and developing new pathways for people entering New Zealand. The Self-Isolation Pilot ... More >>

Building And Construction Sector Trends Annual Report 2021 Indicates Sector Remains Strong In Face Of COVID-19

Wednesday, 29 September 2021, 10:21 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has today released the Building and Construction Sector Trends Annual Report 2021. The report provides an overview of the building system over the past twelve months to June 2021, outlines ... More >>

New Zealand Space Agency Joins International Space Coordination Group

Tuesday, 28 September 2021, 1:54 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The New Zealand Space Agency will become the 27th member of the International Space Exploration Coordination Group (ISECG), the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) announced today. The ISECG is a non-binding, technical coordination ... More >>

ARLA Decision Tips Power Balance For Exploited Workers In Liquor Retail

Monday, 27 September 2021, 1:37 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Labour Inspectorate, part of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, welcomes the Alcohol Regulatory and Licencing Authority’s (ARLA) decision to cancel liquor licences for five Canterbury liquor stores owned by Nekita Enterprises Limited, ... More >>

Pause on room releases to end as MIQ rolls out virtual lobby

Wednesday, 15 September 2021, 1:16 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The pause on the release of managed isolation vouchers will end on 20 September as MIQ rolls out a virtual lobby for the next release of MIQ vouchers. The release of approximately 3,000 rooms across September – December will take place at 9am ... More >>

Members of new Energy Hardship Expert Panel announced

Friday, 10 September 2021, 9:58 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Five welfare, electricity, hardship and health leaders have been appointed to the new Energy Hardship Expert Panel that is being set up to recommend policy priorities and actions to government. The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) ... More >>

Accommodation support available for displaced residents

Thursday, 9 September 2021, 9:58 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s (MBIE) Temporary Accommodation Service (TAS) has been activated following recent flooding in the West and North-West regions of Auckland. TAS is now accepting registrations from displaced residents ... More >>

Crowne Plaza ready to receive returnees from Thursday

Wednesday, 8 September 2021, 12:20 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The MIQ Technical Advisory Group (TAG) has recommended the Crowne Plaza can receive its next cohort of returnees on 9 September, as planned. More >>

Business Travel Register Is Now Open

Sunday, 29 August 2021, 1:07 pm | MBIE

With the plan for Auckland and Northland remaining at COVID-19 Alert Level 4 while the rest of the country moves to Alert Level 3 from 23:59 on Tuesday, 31 August, the Business Travel Register has now been activated for businesses to apply for their ... More >>

Reopening Travel From Australia In September

Wednesday, 25 August 2021, 4:08 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

People will be able to return from Australia to New Zealand in September with the resumption of red flights from several cities in Australia. The ‘red’ flights will require travellers to book their 14-day stay in managed isolation, have a negative ... More >>

Statutory review of space law starts

Tuesday, 17 August 2021, 2:06 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The scheduled three-year review of the operation and effectiveness of the Outer Space and High-altitude Activities Act 2017 begins today, MBIE Deputy Secretary Labour, Science and Enterprise Paul Stocks says. The Act regulates launches into outer space, ... More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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