The Government has announced a new COVID-19 Protection Framework to replace the existing Alert Level system when it is safe to do, supported by COVID-19 Vaccination Certificates. These rules are not in place yet. For further information please see the Unite Against COVID-19 website(external link).
The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has opened a consultation today on its proposed definition of energy wellbeing and hardship, and potential indicators to measure hardship over time.
A Christchurch landlord has been ordered to pay $38,626.12 after a Tenancy Tribunal hearing found multiple breaches that resulted in a child living at the home being diagnosed with rheumatic heart disease, following action taken by MBIE’s Tenancy Compliance and Investigations Team (TCIT).
Te Ara Paerangi Future Pathways, a programme that seeks to start an open and wide-ranging conversation on a range of issues facing the research, science and innovation (RSI) system, has been launched today by the Government.
A shipment of 300,000 rapid antigen tests has arrived in New Zealand and is now being rolled out across some of the country’s largest businesses as part of a Government-approved trial to expand the tools used to find and stamp out COVID-19.
New Zealand’s creative and cultural events will be able to apply for a funding boost to help them grow, with the latest funding round of the Creative and Cultural Events Incubator set to open on 1 November, the Ministry of Business, Employment, and Innovation announced today.
The Financial Sector (Climate-related Disclosures and Other Matters) Amendment Bill, which passed its third reading today, will ensure large financial organisations disclose and ultimately act on climate-related risks and opportunities.