Renewable sources made up almost 85 percent of electricity generation in the third quarter of 2018 pushed up by more hydrogeneration than this time last year, according to the New Zealand Energy Quarterly released today by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.
MBIE released the latest Housing Affordability Measure data at midday today. HAM is an experimental housing affordability measure consisting of two indicators, one that tracks affordability for potential first-home buyers and one that tracks affordability for renters.
The Employment Relations Amendment Act 2018, passed in Parliament yesterday, introduces a number of employment law changes that aim to improve fairness in the workplace and deliver decent work conditions and fair wages.
The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) ran a consultation in June to review the fees and levies for the Licensed Building Practitioners (LBP) scheme and Electrical Workers (EW) licensing and registration fees. From this process, new fees will be set in place from 21 January 2019.