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The Human Resources Institute of New Zealand

Human Resources Institute of New Zealand (HRINZ) is the professional body for those involved in Human Resource Management and the development of people.

HRINZ represents the interests of 3,000+ individual members who make up around 45% of the known New Zealand HR market. Read More

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HR Guides

As a professional partner of the Human Resources Institute of New Zealand, Wolters Kluwer is pleased to offer HRINZ members complimentary access to a range of CCH resources that will enable members to work with confidence, comply with current employment law and follow best practice. These HR Guides have been reviewed and updated by Richard Rudman in April 2018. Most of the Guides have links to sample templates or policies which can be downloaded from the Wolters Kluwer website, otherwise "clicking" on each Heading below will download a PDF document of the individual Guide.

The "Introduction to resources" document provides a list of the Guides which have a related document to download.

The link to the HRINZ Member Resources page on the Wolters Kluwer website where the documents can be downloaded is: The Guides have this link imbedded where applicable.

Alcohol and drugs Dealing with difficult employees Disciplinary matters

Discrimination in employment

Employee information and the Privacy Act 1993

Employment equity and fair pay

Exit interviews

Flexible working arrangements

Guidelines for safe use of computers

Health and Safety at Work Act 2015

How to prepare a CV

Individual employment agreements

Induction for the new employee


Managing performance problems


Occupational Testing

Performance management

Pre-employment checks

Protection for vulnerable employeesRecruiting the right people

Redundancy and restructuring

Sexual harassmentSocial media

Whistle blowing and the Protected Disclosures Act 2000

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