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Recruitment

Smiths City starts CEO search after Hellings signals exit

12 Nov 2014 Recruitment
Article - BusinessDesk   Smiths City starts search for new CEO after Hellings signals exit By Paul McBeth Nov. 12 (BusinessDesk) - Smiths City Group, the Christchurch-based retail chain, is looking for a... more

More than 600 take up 3K to Christchurch jobs

28 Oct 2014 Recruitment
Social Development Minister Anne Tolley says the Government’s 3K to Christchurch scheme is a winner with 633 unemployed people taking up the offer. “Since the scheme began in July a total of 523 men and... more

UK ambulance service poaches Kiwi paramedics

24 Oct 2014 Recruitment
New Zealand paramedics are being poached by Britain's busiest ambulance service. Interviews were held in Auckland on Friday and Saturday for paramedics shortlisted for positions with the London Ambulance... more

NZ job market expected to strengthen - survey

24 Oct 2014 Recruitment
The job market is expected to strengthen and potential employees are increasingly looking at staying in New Zealand for work instead of moving offshore, a recent survey has found. However, there would still not be... more

VTNZ on top of workers' ratings

24 Oct 2014 Recruitment
The best workplaces have been named - and employees at the winning companies say communication, teamwork and a strong sense of values are what set them apart. Vehicle Testing New Zealand beat 227 other New Zealand... more

Heinz may eliminate 100 NZ jobs as part of region-wide cuts

15 Oct 2014 Press Releases By Suze Metherell
  Heinz may eliminate 100 NZ jobs as part of region-wide cuts in tough markets Oct. 15 (BusinessDesk) - H.J. Heinz (New Zealand) may eliminate 100 jobs as part of region-wide cuts by its parent, the... more

Ngati Awa Cast Net Wide In Search For Commercial Leaders

9 Oct 2014 Recruitment
Te Runanga o Ngati Awa is widening its scope in the hunt for directors for the Whakatane based iwi authority’s commercial arm Ngati Awa Group Holdings Limited (NAGHL). Registrations of interest are... more

NZ's top pay packet revealed: $4.1m

30 Sep 2014 Recruitment
With a total pay package worth $4.1 million, ANZ New Zealand's David Hisco is the top-paid boss in the Business Herald's executive pay survey. His remuneration for the 2013 financial year was a 14 per cent increase... more

NZ job market expected to strengthen - survey

30 Sep 2014 Recruitment
The job market is expected to strengthen and potential employees are increasingly looking at staying in New Zealand for work instead of moving offshore, a recent survey has found. However, there would still not... more

Firms stick to steady as she goes on jobs front, survey says

30 Sep 2014 Recruitment
By Fiona Rotherham Nearly two-thirds of employers intend keeping headcount steady this quarter, according to the latest Hudson quarterly report on employment trends. However hiring intentions dipped 1 per cent... more

Paramedics in NZ jump at opportunity of London career

11 Sep 2014 Recruitment
Paramedics in New Zealand jump at opportunity of a clinical career in London Paramedics hoping for a chance to work for the world’s busiest ambulance service - will be interviewed and assessed by a team... more

High dollar, hands-off Govt sends workers to dole queue

22 Aug 2014 Recruitment
The loss of up to 100 jobs at Croxley stationery in Auckland is devastating news for their families and the local Avondale community, Labour’s Employment, Skills and Training spokesperson Grant Robertson ... more

On track to surplus, more jobs, higher incomes

19 Aug 2014 Recruitment
New Zealand is on track to Budget surplus this year, backed by good growth, more jobs and higher incomes under the Government’s economic programme, according to Treasury’s Pre-election Economic and... more

The Right To Work: Young New Zealanders

18 Aug 2014 Recruitment
Getting young people into work is about preparing them for work and ensuring they have ongoing support: sustainable youth employment isn’t a tick the box exercise. This is a key finding in the Human Rights... more

The top 10 highest earning jobs in NZ

14 Aug 2014 Recruitment
Sandra Bullock earned US$51 million between June 2013 and June 2014, and the three main stars of The Big Bang Theory have just signed a US$1 million (NZ$1.17m) an episode deal. • Big Bang Theory stars sign... more

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News

Household savings rate positive for five years

26 Nov 2014 News
New Zealand households have together saved more than they spent over the past five consecutive years – the first time this has... more

Government Inquiry report released

25 Nov 2014 Politics
Prime Minister John Key has today released the findings of the Government Inquiry into allegations regarding Judith Collins and a ... more

Business

Foreign Minister thanks outgoing Chief Executive

26 Nov 2014 Business News
New Zealand Government Foreign Minister thanks outgoing Chief Executive Foreign Minister Murray McCully today thanked outgoing MFAT... more

Extreme commute: From New Zealand to rural Iceland

18 Nov 2014 Business News
Every year, several dozen butchers make an epic commute - from provincial New Zealand to rural Iceland - for just two months' work.... more

Living

Hawaiian Voyagers Return to Reaffirm their Link with Maori

17 Nov 2014 Lifestyle
WAITANGI, New Zealand – When intrepid Hokulea crewmembers first sailed to Aotearoa (New Zealand) 29 years ago using the ... more

Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship team in Round the Bridges

14 Nov 2014 Lifestyle
A University of Waikato Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship team is set to compete in this Sunday’s Round the Bridges. The team of... more

Property

More homes coming on board for Christchurch tenants

18 Nov 2014 Property
Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett is impressed with Housing New Zealand’s progress in building, redeveloping and repairing... more

New initiatives to improve tenancy services

17 Nov 2014 Property
Changes to the delivery of key tenancy services are set to streamline and speed up processes for landlords and tenants, Building and... more

Migration

NZ net migration rises to record in Oct as more kiwis return

24 Nov 2014 Migration By Suze Metherell
NZ net migration rises to fresh record in Oct as more kiwis return, Indian students arrive Nov. 24 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's... more

Australians & New Zealanders should be free to live & work in UK

3 Nov 2014 Migration
Australians and New Zealanders should be granted special status to live and work in the United Kingdom without restriction, a new... more

Travel

Doubling of flights between NZ and China

26 Nov 2014 Travel & Tourism
New Zealand Government Flights between New Zealand and China are set to double under amended air services arrangements, says ... more

NZ guest nights jump to a record in September on rise in international travelers

12 Nov 2014 Travel & Tourism By Tina Morrison
Nov. 12 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand guest nights rose 1.1 percent to a record for a September month, driven by a rebound in ... more

Sport

ASB Classic Full Field welcomes five Top 30 players, and world number one doubles pair

26 Nov 2014 ASB Tennis
NZ Festival of TennisFeaturing some of the biggest names in world tennis, organisers of the ASB Classic are pleased to announce one... more

Lydia Ko gets record LPGA haul - and a US$1.5m payday!

24 Nov 2014 Golf
NAPLES, Fla. -- New Zealand teenager Lydia Ko was an instant millionaire even before she went into a three-way playoff Sunday in the... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the inquiry on one case of dirty politics

26 Nov 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
Suddenly, we’re awash in inquiries and reviews. (It feels almost as if the Greens won the last election.) Caught out by the... more

Gordon Campbell on Rick Ellis as Te Papa’s new CEO

24 Nov 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
The recent appointment of former TVNZ boss Rick Ellis to head Te Papa has copped a fair bit of criticism... more

Kiwi Success

New Chair of Financial Markets Authority

26 Nov 2014 Appointments
New Zealand Government Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Paul Goldsmith today announced the appointment of Murray Jack as the... more

Dame Anne Salmond appointed Patron of Sail Training Trust

25 Nov 2014 Appointments
R.Tucker Thompson Sail Training Trust Dame Anne Salmond appointed Patron of Northland-based Sail Training Trust   Former New... more

Recruitment

Smiths City starts CEO search after Hellings signals exit

12 Nov 2014 Recruitment
Article - BusinessDesk   Smiths City starts search for new CEO after Hellings signals exit By Paul McBeth Nov. 12 (BusinessDesk)... more

More than 600 take up 3K to Christchurch jobs

28 Oct 2014 Recruitment
Social Development Minister Anne Tolley says the Government’s 3K to Christchurch scheme is a winner with 633 unemployed people... more