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Report released that outlines progress towards the identification of potentially earthquake-prone buildings 28 November 2018

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has released a report that outlines progress towards the identification of potentially earthquake-prone buildings.

Christchurch man fined for employing unlicensed student to carry out electrical work 27 November 2018

An unlicensed electrical worker has been prosecuted and fined $2550 in the Christchurch District Court for permitting a University student to carry out prescribed electrical work on his property.

Important changes made to criteria for Tourism Infrastructure Fund 26 November 2018

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) and Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) have worked in partnership to improve access to funding for critical tourism infrastructure, Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis announced today.

$49 million Investment contract for Antarctic Science Platform finalised 26 November 2018

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has signed a $49 million investment contract with Antarctica New Zealand to deliver underpinning, longer-term Antarctic science with critical benefits for New Zealand.

Government releases issues paper as part of the review of the Copyright Act 1994 23 November 2018

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has released an issues paper on the review of the Copyright Act 1994.

Job advertisements continue to rise in October 21 November 2018

The number of online job advertisements rose by 0.8 per cent in the month of October 2018 and 9.4 per cent over the year, according to the latest Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) Jobs Online monthly data release.

Otaki man fined for unlicensed electrical work 20 November 2018

Unlicensed electrical worker Dmitri Fedoulov has been fined in the Wellington District Court for undertaking prescribed electrical work (PEW) on his own property.

Research to combat myrtle rust and kauri dieback 20 November 2018

A funding increase of $13.75 million over three years has been announced for research to combat kauri dieback and myrtle rust.

National Science Challenges mid-way review results 17 November 2018

New Zealand’s 11 National Science Challenges, which are working to address some of the country’s biggest science-based challenges, have received $422.5m in a second tranche of funding.

International visitor spending shows strong growth 15 November 2018

The latest International Visitor Survey results released today by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) show spending by international visitors increased seven per cent to $11.1 billion for the year to September 2018.