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Strike - Godfrey Hirst Carpet Makers Refuse To Be Walked Over

Published: Thu 30 May 2024 05:48 PM
FIRST Union members who work for multinational carpet maker Godfrey Hirst in Lower Hutt have voted to take strike action this Friday after more than 7 unproductive months of pay negotiations have left workers falling behind and frustrated Read more...

No "silver Bullet" For Methane Reduction On New Zealand Dairy Farms, But...

Published: Thu 30 May 2024 04:47 PM
This week, Te Puna Umanga Venture Taranaki, the regional development agency for Taranaki, hosted Mooving on Methane, an event aimed at understanding the challenges and opportunities faced by farmers and the dairy industry in addressing methane emissions. Read more...

World Vision Says Budget ‘24 Overseas Development Allocation Falls Short

Published: Thu 30 May 2024 04:32 PM
The country currently invests around 0.23% of its GNI in Overseas Development Aid and languishes fifth from bottom out of 30 OECD countries in terms of generosity. Today’s allocation falls well short of New Zealand’s long-term commitment to ... Read more...

Debt Interest Costs Soon To Be Higher Than Spending On Primary Schools, Secondary Schools & Ministry Of Justice Combined

Published: Thu 30 May 2024 04:13 PM
Taxpayers’ Union Campaigns Manager, Connor Molloy, said:“Government debt ballooned by 161% under Grant Robertson. Forget cutting it back, Nicola Willis is pumping it even higher. Read more...

Budget 2024 Fails To Deliver Investment That New Zealanders Need

Published: Thu 30 May 2024 04:07 PM
Budget 2024 is placing this governments ideological wants before real New Zealanders' needs. “Tax cuts and spending cuts are favoured over addressing the cost-of-living crisis and delivering the investments that New Zealanders need," said NZCTU Economist ... Read more...

Silver Linings But No Quick Turnaround For Retail In Budget

Published: Thu 30 May 2024 04:05 PM
“With retail crime continuing to be a huge issue for our members, we are pleased to have confirmation of plans for more Police on the beat,” Retail NZ Chief Executive Carolyn Young says. More broadly, Retail NZ hopes that bigger investment in education ... Read more...

Progressive Campaigning Organisation Slams Budget 2024 - A ‘Backwards Budget Of A Thousand Cuts’

Published: Thu 30 May 2024 03:37 PM
ActionStation Aotearoa says the Coalition Government’s first Budget was built on the foundations of a thousand cuts, drags Aotearoa backwards, and saddles those struggling the most in our society with the harshest consequences of austerity. Read more...

Budget 2024: Hospitality NZ Welcomed The Government’s Announcement Of Tax Cuts

Published: Thu 30 May 2024 03:31 PM
Hospitality New Zealand (Hospitality NZ) has welcomed the Government’s announcement of tax cuts, increased resourcing for law and order and an increased focus on infrastructure and regional resilience in Budget 2024. Read more...

Less Might Mean More For The Economy In This Year’s Budget

Published: Thu 30 May 2024 03:19 PM
Business Canterbury Chief Executive, Leeann Watson says, "Businesses told us that delivering outcomes in infrastructure, health, education and law and order should be prioritised. It appears this has been the case, with the Government delivering ... Read more...

Coalition Budget Tax Switch Will Hurt Most Vulnerable

Published: Thu 30 May 2024 03:18 PM
The coalition budget announced today is little more than a regressive tax switch, with benefits for the wealthy - while vulnerable families suffer most, says Tax Justice Aotearoa. Read more...
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