Hon Michael Woodhouse Minister of Immigration Media Release 27 July 2017 Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse today confirmed changes to temporary work visa conditions following an extensive consultation process. “The Government is committed to striking the right balance between ensuring New Zealanders are at the front of the queue for jobs and making sure our regions … Continue reading Changes to temporary work visas confirmed
Friday 28 April 2017 PRESS RELEASE: For Immediate Release Waipa Networks Business Awards – Entries Open Each year, the Waipa Business Awards recognise the best of business and business people in Waipa and Raglan in the following categories; Excellence in Business (Sole Trader, New and Emerging, Small, Medium & Large), incorporating Excellence in Sustainability & … Continue reading Waipa Networks Business Awards – Entries Open
In March 2017, UNISA (Upper North Island Strategic Alliance) released The Upper North Island Story which is about growth and change and how important the connections between the regions and cities of the Upper North Island are to the ongoing success of New Zealand. It identifies the need for collaborative investment and planning to tackle increasing … Continue reading The Upper North Island Story
Released: New York City, 13 December 2016 In an unprecedented move, the United Nations (UN) General Assembly has today granted Observer Status to the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)—the world’s largest business organisation representing more than six million members in over 100 countries.
For Immediate Release The Waikato District Council Policy and Regulatory Committee today heard and considered submissions on the Proposed Easter Trading Policy 2017 and has recommended that the policy is adopted at the full Council meeting in April. If adopted, all types of retail shops in the Waikato district will be able to open on … Continue reading Council committee recommends adoption of Easter Trading Policy
9 November 2016 The strong and growing New Zealand job market provides great opportunities to get more Kiwis into life-long careers, say Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce and Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Michael Woodhouse. The Ministers announced the release today of the 2016 update of the ‘Building Skilled and Safe Workplaces’ … Continue reading Strong job market provides more opportunities for jobs and careers
Local Government New Zealand supports Tourism Industry Aotearoa’s (TIA) call for the Government to release more GST collected from tourism growth to the regions. TIA is calling on the Government to reinvest some of the massive tax windfall it has received from the tourism boom to ensure the long-term sustainability of the industry. LGNZ President … Continue reading LGNZ supports call for tourism GST to be reinvested in the regions
Over the last three months there have been seven significant shop burglaries in the downtown area. Police are very concerned for the upcoming long weekend, and the busy summer season to follow. The Police are advising the following for all businesses in Raglan this weekend: Bank all cash on Friday If you or a staff … Continue reading CBD Security Concerns
If you’re an avid Gmail user, this one’s for you! [Not on Gmail and having some problems, let’s talk and find a solution…email firstname.lastname@example.org] Gmail’s default way of displaying emails isn’t exactly ideal for everyone! It splits up what it thinks are ‘promotional’ emails, ‘social’, even ‘update’ types of emails. If you haven’t changed your … Continue reading Gmail Inbox Tips
This past Monday, the Raglan Mountain Bike Club broke ground at the future site of the Raglan Ocean Trails Mountain Bike Park. Sean Ellison, Angeline Greensil and Paddy Ka preformed the karakia and welcomed community members and the construction team, Empires of Dirt. Congratulations to everyone involved! We’re looking forward to the final result.