Science and Innovation System Performance Report 2016
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Asparagus boss to pay $58,818.02 for repeated employment failures
26 June 2017
A labour hire company working on asparagus farms in the Waikato must pay $58,818.02 after being caught twice by the Labour Inspectorate failing to keep employment records.
Canterbury launches refreshed economic development strategy
23 June 2017
Today a refreshed economic development strategy for Canterbury was launched at an event in Christchurch. The Canterbury Regional Economic Development Strategy positions the region so that economic growth can continue once earthquake recovery and the rebuild cease to drive economic activity and employment. Government investment in Canterbury has been significant, with Government spending $14.3 billion on Canterbury earthquake costs by December 2016, and in the six months post the 2016 earthquake, contributing around $850 million to Kaikōura’s recovery and rebuild.
New Zealand’s first Health Research Strategy launched
22 June 2017
New Zealand’s first Health Research Strategy, which aims to increase the excellence and impact of government investment in health research, has been launched in Wellington today.
Twice caught vineyard labour contractor penalised $25,000 for employment failures
22 June 2017
A vineyard labour contractor has been penalised $25,000 by the ERA after a labour inspector found they failed to meet their obligation to keep employment records for a second time.