$60K fine for labour hire company

A labour hire company working on Waikato asparagus farms has been ordered to pay almost $60,000 after failing to keep ...

A horticultural labour hire firm has been fined for not keeping employment records and breaching visa conditions.

Tyre piles to burn

Tyres pile up at a Hamilton business. (file photo)

Money to burn used tyres only fixes half the problem, tyre retailers and industry experts say.

Avoiding a bums on seats mentality

Each time a new airline begins flying here it is heralded as a good thing by the tourism industry, but remaining ...

As visitor numbers head towards the 5m a year mark, tourism's "value over volume" mantra mirrors that of the dairy industry.

Chinese buyers' dominance may be near end

The new Bunnings Grey Lynn which Whillans Realty sold for $37m on a firm yield of 4.98 per cent after competitive ...

The wave of Chinese investment may have peaked but there is still strong international interest in New Zealand property.

Employer fined $57k

The authority said the horticultural company had to pay the hefty fine as a deterrent for other employers

Horticultural company failed to pay seasonal workers properly, or give them employment contracts.

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