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POAL Focussed on Achieving Collective

Ports of Auckland and Maritime New Zealand (MUNZ – Local 13), today began the formal facilitation process, convened by the Employment Relations Authority.  

The Company has moved to get into facilitation to expedite the settlement of this dispute and is fully focussed on achieving a collective agreement with the Union.  


Facilitation is a formal process, convened by the Employment Relations Authority. The Authority Member listens to both parties, and can then make non-binding recommendations about what the terms of the collective should be, or what the parties should do to reach agreement.  


For further information contact:  


Dee Radhakrishnan 

Communications Executive 

P: 09 348 5247 

M: 027 288 5596 
Anne-Marie Petersen 

Communications Advisor 

P: 09 348 5393 

M: 021 981 747 


After Hours Media Contact Number (5.30 pm – 8.00 am): 09 348 5040