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Latest data from CERT NZ shows simple measures can prevent business compromise 07 December 2018

A new report released today highlights how basic measures continue to sit at the centre of protecting New Zealanders and their businesses from online threats.

Parliament passes changes to Employment Relations Act 06 December 2018

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.

Changes to Electrical Worker and Licensed Building Practitioner fees 04 December 2018

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.

Government selects retail fuel for first market study 03 December 2018

The Government has announced that the retail fuel market has been selected as the subject of the first Commerce Commission market study.

Consultation opens on Block Offer 2018 28 November 2018

New Zealand Petroleum & Minerals has today initiated consultation with iwi and hapū on the proposed Block Offer 2018 release area for petroleum exploration permits.

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.