Coronavirus precipitates Bauer’s decision to quit New Zealand

Coronavirus precipitates Bauer’s decision to quit New Zealand

Auckland, April 3, 2020 The decisions by German media giant Bauer to shut its New Zealand magazine operation and NZME’s axing of Radio Sport have been precipitated by the coronavirus. But the closures are also due to the deeper problems of the local media industry. The sudden announcement that Bauer, one of the world’s biggest media companies, is pulling out of…

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WhatsApp channel for updated Covid-19 in New Zealand

WhatsApp channel for updated Covid-19 in New Zealand

Supplied Content Wellington, April 2, 2020 The New Zealand government has launched a WhatsApp channel to help make information more easily accessible and shareable in the fight against COVID-19. Govt.NZ, which is free to use on any mobile device, will carry information and news for the public, businesses, healthcare providers, not for profits and local government. It can be found…

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New Zealand launches Essential Workers Leave Scheme

New Zealand launches Essential Workers Leave Scheme

Staff Reporter (Indian Newslink) Wellington, April 2, 2020  The government has launched a new Leave Scheme to protect essential workers from loss of income if they take leave to comply with public health regulations. Workplace Relations and Safety Iain Minister Lees-Galloway and Social Development Minister Carmel Sepuloni announced the Scheme in Wellington today as a part of the efforts to…

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