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Forestry death leads to fines for contractor

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A Taupo-based forestry contracting company has been fined $67,500 following the death of one of its crew members in a tree felling accident near Pongaroa in northern Wairarapa in November last year.

Former worker at Lane Walker Rudkin

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Former NDU head site delegate Jack Taylor worked at Lane Walker Rudkins Christchurch factory for 18 years. 

Criticisms a plenty over employment changes

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There are fears international students will be exploited under new rules designed to increase the number of foreigners studying here.

Japanese logging company seek iwi assistance

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A Japanese logging company is discussing money issues with local iwi, Te Arawa, in Rotorua.

Open visa call from migrant advocate

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Migrant workers are not protected enough to be able to expose abuse from their employers, a migrant workers' advocate says.


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