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Update on Government response to Retirement Income Policy Review 16 September 2020

The Government planned responding to the retirement income policy review this year, but is taking further time to consider New Zealand’s retirement settings in light of the impacts of COVID-19.

$187 million for leading edge research 11 September 2020

The government has invested $187 million in 17 leading-edge research projects.

Government announces COVID-19 consumer travel reimbursement scheme 10 September 2020

The Government has announced a scheme to support the recovery of refunds and credits owed to New Zealand consumers by overseas travel suppliers.

COVID-19 impact evident in new energy data 10 September 2020

The profound impact of the COVID-19 lockdown on the energy sector has been reflected in new data contained in the New Zealand Energy Quarterly released today by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.

New border exception for normally resident work visa holders 10 September 2020

The Government is creating a new border exception category to enable the return of some temporary work visa holders who are overseas and have strong, ongoing links to New Zealand

Border changes to help reunite New Zealanders with their loved ones 10 September 2020

The Government is making changes to current border exception rules to allow some partners of New Zealand citizens and residents to be able to reunite in New Zealand.

Event sector receives support through the Domestic Events Fund 01 September 2020

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment announced today that 200 events across New Zealand are sharing a cash-injection of just under $10 million from the Domestic Events Fund.

Joint statement from Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment, Auckland Council, Emirates Team New Zealand Ltd and America’s Cup Event Ltd 31 August 2020

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE), in consultation with host partner Auckland Council, has completed its audit into allegations made against Emirates Team New Zealand Limited (ETNZ) and America’s Cup Event Limited (ACE).

Consultation opens on reducing carbon emissions in building and construction 31 August 2020

Public consultation has opened on proposals to help reduce carbon emissions in the building and construction sector.

Seeking public feedback on the systems that prevent and respond to bullying and harassment at work 31 August 2020

Bullying and harassment (including sexual harassment) at work are complex problems, which can have significant impacts on workers, businesses, wider community, and the economy.