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Input sought on proposed Gas Act changes 15 May 2019

The release of a discussion document on potential amendments to the Gas Act 1992 that seeks to address specific issues and to ensure it is fit-for-purpose has been announced by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.

NZ Space Scholarship recipients announced 15 May 2019

Four New Zealand tertiary students have been accepted into the NASA International Internship Programme and awarded the New Zealand Space Scholarship by Economic Development Minister David Parker at an award ceremony in Wellington on Monday night.

Select Committee reports back on pay equity bill 14 May 2019

The Select Committee has issued its report on the Equal Pay Amendment Bill, detailing changes to ensure the pay equity framework in the Bill is workable for all parties.

Boosting small business uptake of ICT 10 May 2019

Many small enterprises in New Zealand are not taking advantage of the wide range of information and communication technologies (ICT) available to them, and the ways ICT can improve their business. The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has been running a pilot project to encourage small businesses to increase their use of digital technologies.

Science and the development of NZS 8510:2017 – Policy outcome 08 May 2019

Following joint work between the Prime Minister’s Chief Science Advisor (PMCSA) and the Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment (MBIE) on the science-focussed elements of future standards development, Standards New Zealand will now seek the involvement of the MBIE Chief Science Advisor when developing new standards or revising existing standards which include new or unsettled science.

New code of conduct sets standards across the financial advice industry 07 May 2019

Minister for Commerce and Consumer Affairs has approved a code of conduct that sets new standards across the financial advice industry.

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.