Working Safer reforms
The Health and Safety Reform Bill has passed and the new law (the Health and Safety at Work Act) will come into force 4 April 2016.
Contestable Research Fund launched
Proposals are sought for the redesigned MBIE Contestable Research Fund as part of the 2016 Science Investment Round.
Tourism research and data
Visit our tourism research hub for data and analysis on domestic and international tourism in NZ.
Options Paper released on financial advice laws
MBIE is seeking feedback on options to change New Zealand’s financial advice regime.
What funding is available in the science and innovation ecosystem, for research or building your business?
Jobs Online measures changes in job vacancies advertised on the two main internet job boards - Seek and Trade Me Jobs. It is published each month.
Latest Labour market factsheets for Māori and Pacific Peoples released
25 November 2015
The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment has today released the Labour Market Factsheets for Māori and Pacific peoples for the year to September 2015.
Gisborne employer to pay $30K for flouting employment laws
24 November 2015
M Contractors, a sole trader providing seasonal labour to horticultural operation in Gisborne, has been ordered to pay more than $30,000 by the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) in penalties for breaching employment laws and arrears owed to workers.
More than one million New Zealanders can access fast broadband
20 November 2015
Connectivity is growing rapidly with more than one million kiwis now able to access high speed broadband according to the September 2015 quarterly report for the first phase of the roll out.
Next wave of New Zealand Business Number services available to business
19 November 2015
The New Zealand Business Number (NZBN) has launched its next wave of services designed to help make it easier for businesses to deal with government.