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 NDU head site delegate Jack Taylor worked at Lane Walker Rudkins Christchurch factory for 18 years.
There are fears international students will be exploited under new rules designed to increase the number of foreigners studying here.
A Japanese logging company is discussing money issues with local iwi, Te Arawa, in Rotorua.
Migrant workers are not protected enough to be able to expose abuse from their employers, a migrant workers' advocate says.
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