Report calls for unemployment and redundancy protection

Report calls for unemployment and redundancy protection

Madison Reidy and Harry Lock Wellington, November 23, 2019 The government should look at an unemployment insurance scheme and add new benefits to help support people who lose their jobs, the Productivity Commission suggests. The Productivity Commission has said that New Zealand lags behind most other OECD countries when it came to government-funded or mandated support for people made redundant.…

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Troubles at New Zealand First could shake the Coalition

Troubles at New Zealand First could shake the Coalition

Wellington, November 21, 2019 When the current coalition government was formed, there was some comment that this was perhaps New Zealand First’s last chance at political redemption. The Party’s two previous stints in government had failed to last three years. The 1996-98 coalition with National ended after Winston Peters was fired as Treasurer, and its 2005-08 stint with Labour came…

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Multimillion Dollar Early Learning Centre In East Auckland

Multimillion Dollar Early Learning Centre In East Auckland

Rainbow Corner Group Sets A New Benchmark Auckland, November 20, 2019   A running track, soccer field, extended operating hours, onsite doctor, catering and a bespoke natural environment are just some of the features that 200 Auckland pre-schoolers will enjoy when Rainbow Corner Group’s newest Early Learning Centre opens in Flat Bush shortly. The multi-million dollar project is a major…

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Good migration policy goes beyond just jobs

Good migration policy goes beyond just jobs

  Auckland, November 20, 2019 Recent political posturing over partnership visas and arranged marriages is a troubling distraction that derails the real, necessary debates we should be having over the many changes to immigration policy. Let’s take the recent changes aimed at limiting the ability of low-income migrant spouses to work here as an example. While these changes are aimed…

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Photo Contest opens the door wide open for talent

Photo Contest opens the door wide open for talent

October Edition winners announced Dubai, November 20, 2019 The Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Award (HIPA) has concluded the October edition of the Instagram Photo Contest themed ‘Doors.’ Five winners were declared winners in the competition, which received submissions under the hashtag #HIPAContest_Doors. They winners were from Saudi Arabia, Oman, Turkey and India. October’s ‘People’s Choice…

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