6:36 AM.The Government has passed new workplace laws that will affect collective bargaining, employees' breaks and strike action and it's already turning its attention to possible changes to the Holidays Act.
5:10 PM.Loggers are harvesting more wood than ever before, but doing long hours with few breaks amid slack safety attitudes resulting in a thousand serious injuries and thirty-two deaths in six years. Audio
5:20 PM.A gang member found guilty of murdering a man in Petone has avoided being jailed without parole despite being on his first warning under the three strikes legislation at the time the killing happened.
5:46 PM.The Forest Industry Contractors Association is praising the findings of a major review into safety and workplace practices which recommend creating an industry action group, that includes a Māori… Read moreAudio
5:49 PM.England's netballers can claim their first Test series victory over New Zealand tonight in Palmerston North, while the Silver Ferns have one more chance to end their longest-ever losing streak. Audio
6:44 PM.An auction house that sells many of the paintings created by reknowned artist Charles F. Goldie says they could be banned from leaving the country in the next few years. The Forest Industry… Read moreAudio