Tomorrow marks a black day for teachers nationwide, with the pay period that begins a second year of Novopay woes.
Claims by minister responsible for Novopay Steven Joyce that most staff were now getting paid properly were "deeply disingenuous," PPTA president Angela Roberts said.
National has been caught, again, hiding the costs of the SkyCity deal from the public and MPs even as it pushes the deal’s legislation through Parliament, Green Party Co-leader Metiria Turei said today.
Applications to the Selwyn District Council’s new Events Fund are now open. The fund, with an allocated sum of $47,000, was recently established by the Council and is available to support events that are held in Selwyn which are open to the public and meet these criteria:
MÄori Affairs Minister, Hon. Dr. Pita Sharples is reassuring people that there is no agenda to get rid of the New Zealand Maori Council, and is urging MÄori to have their say on the MÄori Community Development Act 1962 which is currently out for public consultation.
The production of high-quality educational resources, including the renowned School Journal, will continue after the Government’s decision to wind down the operations of government-owned Learning Media, Finance Minister Bill English and Education Minister Hekia Parata say.
A move by the Government to scrap annual checking of employers with staff hired under the minimum wage exemption is a retrograde step which could lead to further worker exploitation, says Darien Fenton, Labour’s spokesperson on labour issues.
The Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter crew responded to 48 year male who had sustained spinal injuries and lacerations when his vehicle hit the back of a slow moving truck and trailer unit at Te Pohue on the Napier-Taupo Road.
Today’s three year anniversary since the first earthquake in Christchurch will be deeply emotional as those who survived both the September and February quakes remember those who did not, Labour’s Christchurch-based MPs say.
All foundation education (Level 1 and 2 courses) will be fees-free for 20-24 year-olds from 2014, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce announced today.
The Government’s Youth Guarantee scheme will be expanded to 18 and 19 year olds from 1 January 2014, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce announced today.
The Foundation-Focused Training Opportunities (FFTO) programme is to be replaced from 1 January 2014 with an expanded range of more effective education and training programmes to help beneficiaries and young people get into work, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce and
Local Government Minister Chris Tremain today announced that a trial of online voting will take place in the 2016 local authority elections.
The first annual report for Waikato District Health Board (DHB) as part of a focus on maternity quality and safety confirms that a number of changes have taken place in recent months in response to an action plan introduced in September last year.
The uninitiated may snigger and crack jokes about barbequing au natural, but for the thousands of visitors to Katikati Naturist Park each year, it's all about chilling out and saying goodbye to body issues forever.
Wellington is about to go to the polls to choose its next mayor and Massey University, in conjunction with the Dominion Post, is hosting a debate to let the public hear all six candidates’ views on the key issues.
Nine Members for the next three-year term of the Independent Māori Statutory Board for Auckland have been appointed.
Mana Whenua representatives:
The Families Commission welcomes a new report on the importance of robust research-based evidence to inform good decisions by government.
Arrow International (NZ) Ltd has secured the largest commercial project to come to market since the Christchurch rebuild began.
Four Black Ferns and ten new players are included in Canterbury’s twenty-six member squad to contest the 2013 Women’s Provincial Championship.
IBM today announced it has implemented a new software platform for the New Zealand Ministry of Health to support the personalised health records for all patients throughout New Zealand.
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