Report reveals systemic mistreatment of the disabled

Paul Gibson Wellington, July 28, 2017 The release of a new report into state abuse shows the mistreatment was systemic, enduring and an everyday reality for New Zealanders with intellectual disabilities who lived in institutions and special schools. Institutions are places of abuse carries the stories of some very brave people whose stories of suffering are remarkably similar. Their testimonies…

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Wi-Fi freak Kiwis indifferent to cyber hazards

Venkat Raman Auckland, July 28, 2017 New Zealanders take their laid-back attitude even to the use of Wi-Fi facility throwing into the winds safety concerns, a just-released report has said. According to Symantec Norton Wi-Fi Risk Report 2017 revealed at a press conference in Auckland yesterday (July 27, 2017), 66% of New Zealanders believe that their personal information is safe…

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Temporary Visa changes come into effect

Michael Woodhouse Wellington, July 28, 2017 The Government confirmed yesterday (July 27, 2017) changes to temporary work visa conditions following an extensive consultation process. The Government is committed to striking the right balance between ensuring New Zealanders are at the front of the queue for jobs and making sure our regions have access to temporary migrant labour necessary for sustained…

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Meetings and Events get better at Alexandra Park

Sponsored Content Auckland, July 28, 2017 Joel Reichardt With its meetings and daily functions business well established, Alexandra Park is increasingly attracting large multi-day conferences and conventions. We may not have a hotel on-site but we offer great proximity to the central city and airport. That’s a big plus for many attendees who are quite happy to organise their own…

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Budding accountants offered work experience

Supplied Content Chartered Accountants ANZ Wellington, July 28, 2017 The 2017 Achiever Programme offers university students from across New Zealand and Australia an opportunity to gain valuable work experience to set themselves up to succeed in a career in business. The initiative from Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) is open to students currently studying business, commerce or…

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Expert commends RBNZ for robust monetary policy

Supplied Content Wellington, July 28, 2017 An external central banking expert has commended the forecasting and monetary policy decision-making processes of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ). As a part of good practice peer review, the Bank regularly commissions reviews by external experts of its forecasting and monetary policy decision-making processes. It has modified its processes over the years…

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