Expert joins Financial Markets Authority

Supplied Content Wellington, June 19, 2017 Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Jacqui Dean has today announced the appointment of Elizabeth Longworth to the Financial Markets Authority (FMA). Following is her statement: I am pleased to confirm Ms Longworth’s appointment to the FMA for a term of three years. Ms Longworth brings to the FMA strong international policy and regulatory experience,…

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$6 million for occupational disease and alcohol research

Staff Reporter (Indian Newslink) Auckland, June 19, 2017 The Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRCNZ) has awarded about $6 million to two researchers at Massey University to conduct research on ‘Occupational Disease in New Zealand’ and ‘International Policy and its Impact.’ These are a part of five research programmes which have received $24.85 million, in addition to 51 research…

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New Statute on Asbestos puts the onus on owners

Supplied Content Havelock North, Hawke’s Bay Sunday, June 18, 2017 Residential property investors have been urged to understand the new rules in dealing with asbestos or risk a costly fine. Under new WorkSafe legislation, the updated Management and Removal of Asbestos Act, rental property owners are now responsible for identifying and dealing with asbestos in tenanted homes. Matt Mason, Managing…

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Haryana opens potential for New Zealand businesses

Jay Changlani Wellington, June 18, 2017 A high-level delegation representing the North Indian State of Haryana visited New Zealand as a part of its efforts to identify the existing and emerging potential in New Zealand. The Visiting Delegation Let by Om Prakash Dhankar, Agriculture Minister of the Haryana Government, the delegation included Members of the State Legislative Assembly Subhash Barala,…

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Fieldays shows greenlight for agricultural growth

Supplied Content Wellington, Sunday, June 18, 2017 Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has congratulated the National Fieldays Society for another successful event at Mystery Creek in Waikato. “This year’s Fieldays was another success thanks to hard work from Peter Nation and his team, but also in part due to the positive outlook for the primary sector,” he said. Positive feeling…

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