Employers and Manufacturers Association (EMA) Northern - Publications & Newsletters

Publications & Newsletters

Keep informed with our regular publications. These include the weekly 'Employer Bulletin', fortnightly ‘e-report’ and monthly 'Business Plus'.
​We have a wide range of members with different needs. Our range of publications is designed to allow members access to the information of interest to them, and includes:

Business Plus Magazine​ 

Our monthly publication provides members with the latest news, opinion and advice on a wide range of business issues.  For more information and contributions, please contact our editor Mary MacKinven at mary.mackinven@ema.c​o.nz, 021 636 089.

For advertising in the magazine and for readership figures, download our media kit.​

Employer Bulletin

Each week we document decisions from the Employment Court and Employment Relations Authority, legislation and statistics, to keep members up to date with the latest employment relations news. Employer Bulletin is written by our in-house Employer Advisors.
For more information or to signup, please email adviceline@ema.co.nz


This fortnightly email newsletter invites members to take part in surveys and business-related events as well as informs about the views we have expressed in the media and in submissions. Innovation and special offers to members are also regular sections.
Members can email myvoice@ema.co.nz to receive their own copy.​​
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We are told that there has been an extended period (21 months?) of growth across the manufacturing sector and the monthly PMI survey results tend to confirm that, but so far as I can tell it’s not all “beer and skittles” for all manufacturers.
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Nobody said it would be easy! Something that has been, and in many instances is still, the case for manufacturers in NZ. Whether it be the cyclical movement of the NZ$, dampened global and domestic demand ...
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Read about seminars on: new rules in Government’s choosing suppliers, Lean, terms of trade, employment law and developing an environmental management system. See our latest quarterly Planning Forecast and a discussion about currency and more.
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Engineer For a Day – free and without obligation; improve your profitability with “Lean”; manufacturers’ Terms of Trade Workshop; that “currency issue”; the US is “betting on manufacturing”; training courses; and more.
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