Meat Workers Union-Talleys AFFCO dispute back in court
The dispute between the Meat Workers Union and Talleys is being heard by the Employment Court. At issue is the controversial introduction of night shifts, and how staff are selected.
Govt release new details on TPP ‘too late’
More information about the Trans Pacific Partnership agreement has been released. Among documents distributed today is the Government's analysis of how the pact will affect Māori development. They claim the TPP will be an economic boon for Māori, but opponents of the deal beg to differ.
Te Wānanga o Raukawa counts blessings after fire destroys building
A fire at Te Wānanga o Raukawa destroyed a building last night, but staff say it could have much worse. Multiple fire engines were called to control the blaze, but no one was injured and no valued taonga were destroyed.
Rauawaawa Trust to raise $3m to upgrade kaumātua complex
The Rauawaawa Kaumātua Charitable Trust is a non-profit organisation that helps combat kaumātua isolation by organising events and providing support. Now they are fundraising to renovate their kaumātua complex, Te Puna o Te Ora, which is nearing 80 years old.
Breakers remain hopeful despite losing streak
The Breakers suffered their sixth straight loss when they went down 90-87 to the Cairns Taipans on Saturday night. The club has now dropped to a record of 11 wins to 12 losses with a tough road ahead if they want to make the playoffs.