NZ back to red in traffic light system

    The country is back to red in the traffic light system as a result of COVID-19 Omicron variant in the community. Among other measures this means smaller gathering numbers, which will affect businesses and workplaces.

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    Fresh People HR: Creating a Culture of Mobility

    Join us on Zoom for our virtual HR lunch as we hear from Fuel 50, an innovative kiwi company who are changing the way businesses grow, retain and engage with their people.
    *This is a paid event that is supplied free of charge to Auckland Businesses with compliments of Activate Tāmaki Makaurau.


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