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Job advertisements rise by 1.2 per cent in the March 2019 quarter 24 April 2019

Jobs Online figures released today by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment show the number of job advertisements rose by 1.2 per cent in the March 2019 quarter.

A further $2.3 million invested in Ngā Haerenga, New Zealand Cycle Trail 23 April 2019

Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis has announced further investment in the Great Rides, to create new tracks, repair damaged track and for essential maintenance.

NZ Space Agency grants first launch and facility licences 15 April 2019

The New Zealand Space Agency has taken the next step in implementing New Zealand’s space legislation with the granting of launch and facility licences to Rocket Lab.

Government and industry sign Construction Sector Accord 14 April 2019

Jointly developed by Ministers, government agencies and industry leaders from across the construction sector, the Construction Sector Accord signals a stronger government and industry partnership on a range of commitments and initiatives to transform the sector.

Accident Compensation Amendment Bill passed 10 April 2019

The Accident Compensation Amendment Bill passed in Parliament.

Connectivity report 09 April 2019

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has published the report ‘New Zealand’s high speed research network: at a critical juncture’ that it commissioned from Sapere Research Group as part of a review of options for connectivity for the research sector.

Wheel clamping legislation passes first reading 09 April 2019

The Land Transport (Wheel Clamping) Amendment Bill has passed its first reading in Parliament.

NZSL Video Interpreting Service extending to weekends 08 April 2019

The service that allows people using New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) to phone others by using an interpreter will soon be available at weekends.

Tracking Government fleet vehicle emissions 08 April 2019

The Government has announced a dashboard containing the average CO2 emissions for each government agency’s fleet of light vehicles.

Government backing ‘deep tech’ start-ups 08 April 2019

The Government will commit to a refreshed and more ambitious programme to back ‘deep tech’ startups after a review of the pilot Technology Incubator Programme showed it produced new business, jobs and investment.