Monday-ised holidays are one step closer, with Labour’s holiday amendment bill making it to its second reading in Parliament.
The Exclusive Economic Zone and Continental Shelf (Environmental Effects) Bill passed its second reading in Parliament last night.
Business and the primary industry are applauding a softening-up of the emissions trading scheme.
National’s economic plans to expand marine-based industries to get the economy moving has certain environmental groups worried, despite encouragement from the Royal Society of New Zealand.
Bosses won't be required to partake in multi-employer bargaining or (in a return to the original Employment Relations Act) have to conclude a collective agreement under a package of employment law measures approved by Cabinet yesterday.
Legislation is underway to reform the Dairy Industry Restructuring Act (DIRA) that would open the doors for Fonterra to enable trading among farmers – a proposal that's divided stakeholders and raised the ugly head of the issue that is foreign ownership.
The National government is no friend to women.
Very little gets the internet community fired-up as much as the notion of online censorship.
As any good Kiwi knows, New Zealand’s clean green image is what sets us apart from the rest of the world.
They say sharing is caring. But is it?