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).
Applications are now open for the $50 million Māori Trades and Training Fund, a contestable grant-based initiative that was allocated funding as part of the COVID-19 Response and Recovery package in Budget 2020.
Today the Government is taking the next steps to safely help reunite New Zealand families, and support economic recovery without increasing the risk of COVID-19, say Economic Development Minister Phil Twyford and Immigration Minister Iain Lees-Galloway.
The Government has agreed on changes to the Commerce Act to ensure New Zealand business can compete on a level playing field, and that competition law remains effective for the long-term benefit of consumers.
The Government has introduced the Screen Industry Workers Bill to Parliament. The Bill proposes a new model, developed by industry and supported by Government, to allow screen industry contractors to bargain collectively.