Reserve Bank appoints two Assistant Governors

Reserve Bank appoints two Assistant Governors

Supplied Content Wellington, January 15, 2019 RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr (Picture Supplied) Simone Robbers and Christian Hawkesby will join the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) as Assistant Governors. Governor Adrian Orr made the announcement today, saying that the appointments complete the Bank’s new Senior Leadership Team structure announced in 2018. Simone Robbers Simone Robbers will take up the new…

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Nurses support Resident Doctors’ strike

Nurses support Resident Doctors’ strike

Supplied Content Auckland, January 15, 2019 The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) has expressed its support to the New Zealand Resident Doctors Association (NZRDA) in its industrial dispute with District Health Boards (DHBs) and warns that unsafe working conditions imposed on resident medical officers (RMOs) would impact on the quality of health care in New Zealand. DHBs move unacceptable NZNO…

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Minister warns against exploitation of migrant workers- again

Minister warns against exploitation of migrant workers- again

Laura Walters Newsroom, Wellington, July 14, 2019 As further cases of migrant worker exploitation hit the headlines, officials grapple with the extent of the problem. Those tasked with detecting and stopping migrant worker exploitation have found it in everywhere they have looked. Now the Minister is sending a warning to those who are skirting the law. Government’s Promise The Government is…

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Scammers ready to con over automatic tax refunds

Scammers ready to con over automatic tax refunds

Sourced Content Wellington, January 13, 2019 Automatic tax refunds are coming and scammers are already at work, says a press note from Inland Revenue Department (IRD). The Department recently sent emails about automatic tax assessments and other initiatives in the biggest change to the tax system in a generation. IRD Customer Segment Leader Bernadette Newman warned against the scam, which…

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Ikea NZ launch details: there will be meatballs

Ikea NZ launch details: there will be meatballs

Nikki Mandow (Newsroom) Auckland, January 13, 2019 After an inordinate amount of hype and years of heart-stopping “Is it coming? Is it not?,” the world’s largest furniture and home furnishings retailer, Ikea, has held a press conference, ostensibly to announce details about the company’s arrival in New Zealand. Around 100 breathless journalists, Ikea supporters and Scandinavian dignitaries arrived at the…

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