Junior Hospital doctors to strike on January 15

Junior Hospital doctors to strike on January 15

Katie Scotcher RNZ Wellington, January 1, 2019 Junior hospital doctors will strike in two weeks in a bid to get better employment protection. They will walk off the job for 48 hours from 15 January. The Resident Doctors’ Association said that they wanted a renewed collective employment agreement as theirs expired nearly a year ago. Outstanding issues Association President Dr…

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No major incidents at New Year Eve festivities

No major incidents at New Year Eve festivities

RNZ, Wellington, January 1, 2019 Police say that there were no significant problems or incidents reported at the main New Year’s Eve celebrations around the country. Photo: 123rf / Rafael Ben-Ari/Chameleons Eye Officers largely dealt with minor disorder incidents, liquor ban breaches and intoxication. The Police said that large crowds at the Rhythm and Vines day music festival in Gisborne were…

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