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Energy in New Zealand 2019 released

Wednesday, 16 October 2019, 1:07 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The amount of electricity generated from non-renewable sources fell last year despite a rise in coal-fired generation to cope with a constrained gas supply according to the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s latest annual energy report. More >>

Approved satellite payloads - Kiwi space industry taking off

Friday, 11 October 2019, 1:14 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Approved satellite payloads show Kiwi space industry taking off The New Zealand Space Agency has today released information about satellite payloads approved for launch by Rocket Lab from its Mahia launch complex, showing the diverse range of ... More >>

MBIE welcomes findings of review

Wednesday, 9 October 2019, 3:03 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Chief Executive of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has today welcomed the findings of an independent review of the process used by Immigration New Zealand (INZ) to prepare files for decision-makers who make residence deportation ... More >>

Failure to keep employment records proves costly

Wednesday, 9 October 2019, 1:57 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

An Otago business and its director must pay $82,500 for record-keeping breaches involving nearly 20 young workers, following a determination by the Employment Relations Authority (ERA). More >>

Increasing public value through government procurement

Tuesday, 1 October 2019, 11:09 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Government Procurement Rules 4th edition officially comes into force from today and will help to leverage spending and procurement planning across government agencies to achieve broader outcomes and increase public value. More >>

Tourism NZ's role in tourism system supported by findings

Monday, 30 September 2019, 10:13 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Tourism New Zealand is a successful, well-performing agency, world leader in destination marketing, says a report commissioned by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment. More >>

Consultation for Research, Science and Innovation Strategy

Thursday, 26 September 2019, 12:03 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment has today opened consultation on the Government’s draft Research, Science and Innovation Strategy. More >>

Breaches of tenants’ trust and non-compliance costs landlord

Monday, 23 September 2019, 10:12 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Auckland landlord Rinal Kumar has been ordered to pay $24,754.08 by the Tenancy Tribunal for deliberately and knowingly failing to lodge tenancy bonds as a result of 33 applications brought by MBIE’s Tenancy Compliance and Investigations Team (TCIT). More >>

Dunedin business penalised nearly $54K

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 12:52 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Employment Relations Authority (ERA) has ordered Groceryking.co.nz (2016) Limited, trading as Grocery King, in Dunedin, to pay $44,750 in penalties for 40 employment breaches and attempting to deceive the Labour Inspectorate. Director, Quing (Jade) ... More >>

Ezispeak to provide telephone interpreting services

Friday, 6 September 2019, 10:05 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

A new supplier will soon be offering telephone interpreting services across the public sector, replacing Language Line, which closes when funding finishes on 30 September 2019. More >>

Employment to grow by 39,400 workers per annum to 2028

Friday, 30 August 2019, 11:06 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has today released the Medium to Long-Term Employment Outlook: Looking ahead to 2028 . More >>

Consultation opens on draft Minerals and Petroleum Resources

Tuesday, 27 August 2019, 12:53 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

A draft Minerals and Petroleum Resource Strategy which seeks to support the transition to low emissions future, while building a productive, sustainable and inclusive economy has been released for public consultation by the Ministry of Business, Innovation ... More >>

Unlicensed immigration adviser pleads not guilty to offences

Tuesday, 27 August 2019, 11:35 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Peter Woodberg has been charged with 13 offences by the Immigration Advisers Authority (IAA) for knowingly providing immigration advice without being licensed or exempt. The alleged offending included advising clients to mislead New Zealand authorities. More >>

More consumers consider worker rights before buying

Monday, 12 August 2019, 9:45 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

More people are choosing which businesses to buy from, based on how they treat their workers. “These findings show it’s more important than ever for businesses to comply with minimum employment standards and have assurance systems in place, to ... More >>

Wellington man fined for paying trainee to carry out work

Friday, 9 August 2019, 10:50 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

A business owner has been prosecuted and fined $10,800 plus costs in Wellington District Court for permitting an unsupervised trainee electrician to carry out prescribed electrical work for homeowners who purchased Groupon vouchers for the work. More >>

External review of Operation Exploration released

Thursday, 8 August 2019, 2:15 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment has today released an external review into how the non-interference provisions of the Crown Minerals Act are effected. More >>

Find your mark with Trade Mark Check

Wednesday, 7 August 2019, 2:57 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

A world-first new tool is now available that you can use to identify in one click if a trade mark image, logo or word is unique or not. More >>

Consultation opens on review of KiwiSaver default funds

Wednesday, 7 August 2019, 10:42 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) and the Treasury are consulting on options to ensure New Zealanders enrolled in KiwiSaver default funds make the most of their investment. More >>

Proposed changes to building laws

Tuesday, 6 August 2019, 2:55 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has published a summary of the submissions received on the biggest proposed changes to building laws since 2004. More >>

Proposed changes to the Building Code, consultation open

Monday, 5 August 2019, 10:17 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Consultation has opened on proposed changes to the Building Code, which will focus on improving the long term resilience of buildings in areas with liquefaction-prone ground. The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) consults on the ... More >>

   

 

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