26 March e-News

Last week the Government announced the COVID-19 Leave Payment Scheme and Wage Subsidy Scheme to support people who should self-isolate but might be deterred because of financial reasons.   Continue reading

19 March e-News

On Tuesday the Government unveiled a $12.1 billion support package for the New Zealand economy, with almost half of the cash to be spent on a wage subsidy package for all coronavirus-impacted businesses. Continue reading

How ACE New Zealand is preparing for Covid-19

It’s a time of considerable uncertainty. No one knows what the best way to respond is, but undoubtedly we must take this seriously. So, with that in mind, I am sharing what we are doing as an organisation. Continue reading

Covid-19: How to prepare your workplace

We've put together a comprehensive guide on how your workplace can prepare for Covi-19. Continue reading

12 March e-News

Covid-19 is still a topic of much discussion, with cases and deaths rising worldwide. In times like this, it’s easy to panic. With that in mind, I’d recommend following articles from Dr Siouxsie Wiles. She is an Associate Professor and Head of the Bioluminescent Superbugs Lab at the University of Auckland. Siouxsie brings a sound evidence-based approach. Read Siouxsie’s latest updates Continue reading

5 March e-News

The focus, both locally and globally on Covid-19 (AKA Coronavirus) has ramped up over the last week, particularly with the announcement of New Zealand's first confirmed case. In short, it's here, but there's no need to panic. However, it's sensible for us all to make a plan. Hopefully, we won't have to use it, but we are prepared if the situation worsens. Continue reading

27 February e-News

We are excited about the ACE New Zealand conference later this year. Here are a few of the details so you can diary the date: Tuesday 4 and Wednesday 5 August Cordis Hotel, Auckland Continue reading

20 February e-News

Today, together with Engineering New Zealand and Te Kāhui Waihanga New Zealand Institute of Architects, we launched the Diversity Agenda Accord at parliament. Thanks to Minister Julie Anne Genter for hosting us. It’s brilliant to see so many organisations already signed up to the Accord. Thanks for your inclusive leadership. Find out who has signed and sign up yourself Continue reading

13 February 2020 eNews

Diversity Agenda member Aurecon has launched an industry-first with their new parental leave scheme, Shared Care. The scheme provides financial incentives to support secondary carers who play a more active role in childcare. Continue reading

7 February e-News

How much do we need to fill the infrastructure deficit? The Government’s infrastructure investment occupied the headlines last week. It has been billed the single most significant capital expenditure on infrastructure in New Zealand since World War II. But was it enough? Some think not. Continue reading