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Covid 19 coronavirus: MIQ staff feel unable to report breaches, says union

From RNZ A union is worried that MIQ is a difficult place to speak up when workers see something wrong.Each hotel now has its own health and safety committee, with 130 workers across the country selected as representatives in...

Source: - National | 10 May 2021 | 6:43 am

Ardern says public sector pay freeze excludes the 'too many low-paid' workers in NZ

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has tried to defend the government's plans to extend a pay freeze to the public sector for three years following strong backlash saying at least it wasn't a blanket rule for all workers.Ardern told...

Source: - National | 10 May 2021 | 6:14 am

Herald morning quiz: May 10

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Source: - National | 10 May 2021 | 5:00 am

Budget 2021: Government unveils 'monumental' new breast and cervical cancer prevention funding

News the Government will fund new HPV self tests in a bit to fight cervical cancer in New Zealand has come as "monumental" news for advocates and experts.And for many women across the country, the funding could be life-saving. "The...

Source: - National | 10 May 2021 | 5:00 am

Mike King: Ministry needs to sort out crisis in mental health services

OPINION: Is anybody else confused by the shortage of mental health counselling services around the country right now?Over the past six months, we have seen a steady flow of alarming media stories highlighting the chronic shortfalls...

Source: - National | 10 May 2021 | 5:00 am

Discovery of deadly sea snake in Northland the second in nine days

A second deadly sea snake has been found "alive and wriggling" at a Northland beach less than 10 days since the first discovery in three years made national headlines.Gareth Fielder found a highly venomous yellow-bellied sea snake...

Source: - National | 10 May 2021 | 5:00 am

What's there to hide? Call to lift the lid on investigation into Wellington's mayor

Several Wellington City councillors say the findings of a code of conduct complaint against mayor Andy Foster should be made public immediately. Wellington City Council is withholding the report until after it's discussed behind...

Source: - National | 10 May 2021 | 5:00 am

Covid-19 coronavirus: Many port workers missing out on vaccine, union boss says

Port workers should be given subsidised breaks to ensure they get the Covid-19 shot, as access is proving a bigger issue than refusals, the Maritime Union's boss says.Many high-risk port staff like stevedores and marine technicians...

Source: - National | 10 May 2021 | 5:00 am

Dunedin police officer hospitalised

A Dunedin police officer was taken to hospital after suffering injuries to the face while on duty this evening.A police spokeswoman said the officer was attending a family harm incident in the Pine Hill area this evening.While...

Source: - National | 9 May 2021 | 10:50 pm

Millions spent to bring home New Zealanders stranded during pandemic

The Government has spent more than $6 million bringing home New Zealanders who were stranded overseas at the start of the pandemic.Between January and April last year, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade chartered several...

Source: - National | 9 May 2021 | 8:15 pm



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