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Heat goes on Auckland landlord for not having smoke alarms
17 January 2018
The Tenancy Compliance and Investigations Team has successfully taken an Auckland landlord to the Tenancy Tribunal for failing to install smoke alarms, giving all landlords in this busy rental market a timely reminder to ensure their properties comply with smoke alarm legislation.
Organic farm exploits ‘thousands’ of travellers through volunteer scheme
11 January 2018
An organic farm near Christchurch was ruled to have breached the rights of workers it said were volunteers by the Employment Relations Authority (ERA), following an Inspectorate investigation.
Minimum wage to increase to $16.50 per hour
22 December 2017
The government today announced the minimum wage will increase by 75 cents to $16.50 per hour on 1 April 2018.
Correction to Cost Benefit Analysis – America’s Cup
21 December 2017
Market Economics has advised the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) of errors to the cost-benefit analysis in their report "36th America’s Cup: High Level Economic Assessment Evaluation" which MBIE commissioned.
Dry winter impacts on renewable electricity generation
21 December 2017
A dry winter covering the September 2017 quarter led to a lower proportion of renewable electricity generation and higher levels of gas-fired generation compared to the same the quarter last year, according to the New Zealand Energy Quarterly released today by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.