NZ Pharmacies Accused of “Underpaying Employees” Exposes Reddit NZ’s Ugly, Anti-Indian, Xenophobia and Racism

A few days ago NZ online magazine, Pharmacy Today, published an article naming 10 Auckland pharmacies accused of underpaying employees. Wed 26 April 207 The Labour Inspectorate general manager George Mason confirmed to Pharmacy Today this afternoon that the Inspectorate has filed a claim at the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) against ten South and West…

John Key Admits Medicines Will Cost More Under TPPA

Bad news today for many New Zealand families already struggling to pay for expensive medications – the prices are likely to rise when the TPPA is passed. In another one of those ‘through the looking glass moments‘ Prime Minister John Key has conceded New Zealand will have to pay more for some medicines under the…

Another Rip-Off NZ Story

Remember how we’ve told you about rip-off prices in New Zealand, and how more and more people are finding it cheaper to buy from abroad? Never let it be said that New Zealand has a free market economy, nor that its residents aren’t bled dry by pricing policies that exploit the limited opportunities for price…

Rip Off New Zealand – Pharmacy Prices a Bitter Pill

.Shame on the pharmacists of New Zealand who over charge sick tourists during holiday periods. New Zealand’s pharmacy prices are already among the highest in the OECD with a wholesale mark up of 10% over the manufacturer’s price plus the pharmacy’s mark up (in the USA the wholesale mark up is around 2-4 %). But…