Funding boost for creative, cultural events launched

Funding boost for creative, cultural events launched

Applications open from February 3 to 28, 2020 Venkat Raman Auckland, January 23, 2020 The government has created a new avenue for funding creative and cultural events. Called, ‘Major Events Fund,’ the initiative will recognise and reward events that highlight New Zealand’s diverse culture and build national pride. The Fund will provide about $1.5 million until June 2022 for creative…

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Nurses Organisation warns of looming crisis as pay inequity persists

Nurses Organisation warns of looming crisis as pay inequity persists

Venkat Raman Auckland, January 22, 2020 The National Office of the New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) has warned of a looming crisis in the Primary Health Care Sector if the salaries of registered nurses is not increased to the same levels as their District Health Board (DHB) counterparts. The Wellington based Association said that registered nurses at General Practices (GPs)…

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Agreement on Ihumatao expected by Waitangi Day

Agreement on Ihumatao expected by Waitangi Day

Sourced Content Auckland, January 22, 2020   The Kiingitanga flag at Ihumatao has come down and Kiingitanga representatives say a positive resolution is expected ahead of Waitangi Day. Kiingi Tuheitia arrived at Ihumatao this morning after a fence was removed by Fletcher Building yesterday sparking talks that a settlement was close. About 60 people from both the Kiingitanga and protest group Save…

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Long-term career options at Manukau Institute of Technology

Long-term career options at Manukau Institute of Technology

Auckland, January 22, 2020 Following is a Statement issued today by the Auckland based Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT): Take advantage of this unique opportunity and get  access to long-term career options where you can make a real difference. Maori and Pasifika health professionals are in high demand and we need more of our people helping our people. To support…

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National MP says rise in minimum wage will harm all New Zealanders

National MP says rise in minimum wage will harm all New Zealanders

Wellington, January 22, 2020 The Labour-led coalition government has announced its decision to raise the minimum wage. Once again this appears to be a policy like that of Kiwibuild or the Capital’s Gains Tax (CGT), seems to have been thought on the fly rather than after a thorough analysis. Analysis undertaken by the Ministry of Business Innovation and Enterprise (MBIE)…

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