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Job advertisements rise by 2.0 per cent in December quarter

Published: Mon 18 Feb 2019 11:15 AM
Jobs Online figures released today by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment show the number of job advertisements rose by 2.0 per cent in the December 2018 quarter. Dr Rose Ryan, Workforce and Workplace manager, in the Evidence and Insights group, ... Read more...

National population estimated at 4.93 million

Published: Mon 18 Feb 2019 10:49 AM
The estimated resident population as at 31 December 2018 is 4.93 million, up from 4.84 million in December 2017, Stats NZ said today. Read more...

Report about Maori Nationalist organisations a “crock"

Published: Mon 18 Feb 2019 09:20 AM
The New Zealand Maori Council has called on the Department of Corrections to name names in a confidential internal report naming Maori Nationalist organisations as a threat. Council Executive Director Matthew Tukaki has called the comments “from ... Read more...

Report calls for action to address harassment online

Published: Mon 18 Feb 2019 09:10 AM
A comprehensive new report from ActionStation launched Monday examines the harm that unmoderated and under-regulated online platforms are causing New Zealanders. Read more...

New And Unique Role Between Te Kāhui O Taranaki And DoC

Published: Mon 18 Feb 2019 09:05 AM
Te Kāhui o Taranaki and the Department of Conservation (DOC) are pleased to announce the appointment of Wayne Capper into the unique and newly developed role of Kaitiaki Whenua Ranger. Read more...

EDS not convinced abandoning tenure review is a good thing

Published: Sun 17 Feb 2019 11:12 AM
The Environmental Defence Society (EDS) has concerns about the decision to abandon tenure review, as described in the discussion paper released by Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) today. Read more...

Housing crisis intensifies under Labour government

Published: Sat 16 Feb 2019 05:19 PM
New Zealand housing crisis intensifies under Labour government By John Braddock, Socialist Equality Group 15 February 2019, url https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/02/15/nzho-f15.html Read more...

Bill aiming to ban rodeo cruelty welcomed by SAFE

Published: Sat 16 Feb 2019 12:16 PM
SAFE says a Member’s Bill, announced by Green Party MP Gareth Hughes, today, means some of the cruellest aspects of rodeo could be banned. Read more...

High Court lifts suppression on Whale Oil defence

Published: Fri 15 Feb 2019 06:54 PM
Today, the High Court lifted a suppression order on its 26 October 2018 judgment in my case against Cameron Slater. In that judgment, the High Court essentially struck-out all of Slater’s various defences against my claim of defamation. Read more...

ANZASW response to “State of the Nation” report

Published: Fri 15 Feb 2019 02:47 PM
The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) welcomes the release of the Salvation Army’s annual State of the Nation report this week. We believe that the study contains findings and proposals that should be seriously considered ... Read more...
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