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South Island areas prioritised in tourism fund

Five South Island areas are prioritised in the latest round of decisions from a tourism fund that is supporting infrastructure projects from Cape Reinga...

Longer Essential Skills Work Visas – NZ Immigration

Some good news for businesses experiencing a labour shortage was released by NZ Immigration this week, whereby Essential Skills Work Visa holders are now...

COVID-19: Workplace vaccinations Some businesses or organisations may be able to offer workplace COVID-19 vaccinations. The focus will be on large businesses, but there are...

Mayor supports new soft recycling service in Hawke’s Bay

This week’s launch of collection depots in Hawke’s Bay for the Soft Plastic Recycling Scheme will provide a much needed boost in recycling services...

Mayor welcomes further three waters information

Napier Mayor Kirsten Wise welcomes the further information provided today on the Government’s Three Waters Reform agenda, including an overview of the four new...

Minimum sick leave entitlement to increase to 10 days

From the 24th of July 2021 annual Sick Leave entitlements are increasing from 5 to 10 days per year. Eligible employees should automatically have...

Digital hub to boost investment in forestry

A new website has been launched at Fieldays to support the forestry sector find the information it needs to plant, grow and manage trees,...

Public health warning: shellfish biotoxin alert – Hawke’s Bay

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) today issued a warning to the public against collecting shellfish in Hawke's Bay due to high toxin levels...

ACC Levy Invoices

ACC levy invoices will be sent to businesses from July so now is the time to make sure that all the details about your business...