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Recruitment

RESEND: 63% of Warehouse permanent staff now on career wage

20 Mar 2015 Recruitment By Fiona Rotherham
  RESEND: Warehouse says 63% of permanent staff now on 'career retailer wage' (Fixes fourth paragraph to show Warehouse is biggest listed retailer) March 20 (BusinessDesk) - Mark Powell, chief executive of... more

Woodhouse welcomes skilled migrants

12 Mar 2015 Recruitment
Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse welcomes new figures out today showing an increasing number of skilled migrants coming to New Zealand as a sign of the country’s strong economic outlook. The 14th... more

Luring talent to job expos a win-win

2 Mar 2015 Recruitment
Bringing employers face-to-face with future workforce creates positive labour market outcomes, writes Mark Gillard, director of the Careers Expo. New Zealand is in an enviable position. Labour demand is continuing... more

Living wage estimate rises to $19.25/hour

2 Mar 2015 Recruitment
Campaigners for a "living wage" say it now costs $19.25 an hour for a mother, father and two children to "live with dignity" in New Zealand. The new rate, unveiled in Wellington at 3pm, has risen 2.5 per cent from... more

Workforce skills target lifted

19 Feb 2015 Recruitment
Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce says better-than-expected Better Public Services results mean the Government is revising the workforce skills target to 60 per cent of 25–34... more

Strong job growth and record labour market participation

4 Feb 2015 Recruitment
The latest labour market data shows continuing strong employment growth with 80,000 more jobs added to the New Zealand economy in the last year. Today’s Household Labour Force Survey shows employment was... more

Tainui's Mike Pohio resigns

23 Jan 2015 Recruitment
By Fiona Rotherham Jan. 23 (BusinessDesk) - Mike Pohio, chief executive of Tainui Group Holdings, has resigned after eight years at the helm and as Waikato-Tainui reconsiders its capital commitment to a planned... more

Manufacturing activity rises to decade high in December

22 Jan 2015 Recruitment
By Suze Metherell Jan. 22 (BusinessDesk) - Activity in New Zealand's manufacturing sector rose last month to its highest level in a decade. The BNZ-Business NZ performance of manufacturing index rose to a... more

MBIE report backs primary sector careers

21 Jan 2015 Recruitment
Lincoln University 21 January 2015 - for immediate release MBIE report backs primary sector careers Lincoln University’s Deputy Vice-Chancellor Business Development, Jeremy Baker, has welcomed the... more

International education now worth $2.85 billion

21 Jan 2015 Recruitment
International education continues to be a star performer in New Zealand’s export-led growth according to latest data, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce says. The ... more

NZ skilled job vacancies rise in Dec as Chch spurs hiring

21 Jan 2015 Recruitment
Article - BusinessDesk   NZ skilled job vacancies rise in December as Canterbury rebuild spurs hiring By Suze Metherell Jan. 21 (BusinessDesk) - The number of skilled vacancies advertised online in New... more

2015 Occupation Outlook App released

20 Jan 2015 Recruitment
New Zealand Government 2015 Occupation Outlook App released Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce today released the 2015 Occupation Outlook report and mobile App, which allows ... more

Graduates find jobs in diverse drilling industry

19 Jan 2015 Recruitment
Tai Poutini Polytechnic’s drilling training programme is celebrating another successful year, with 100% of 2014 graduates snapped up by employers across the lucrative New Zealand industry. TPP Programme... more

Journey means jobs for young people

5 Jan 2015 Recruitment
There are some frightening statistics when it comes to youth unemployment in Auckland. National joblessness across all age groups is running at 5.6 per cent. National youth unemployment (16-24 year olds) is 15 per... more

Kiwi pay packets up 7 per cent in 2014

5 Jan 2015 Recruitment
If you're looking for a career change, then consulting and strategy are where the big bucks are - the only sector attracting an average six figure salary, new data reveals. The annual average salary for consulting... more

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News

McCully visits Iraq ahead of NZ deployment

24 Mar 2015 News
  Foreign Minister Murray McCully travelled to Baghdad yesterday for talks with Iraq’s Prime Minister Mr Haider al-Abadi... more

Trade Minister welcomes signing of NZ-Korea FTA

23 Mar 2015 News
New Zealand Government Trade Minister welcomes signing of NZ-Korea FTA Trade Minister Tim Groser today signed the New Zealand Korea... more

Business

NZ-Korea FTA signed amid spying, lost sovereignty claims

23 Mar 2015 Business News By Pattick Smellie
  NZ-Korea FTA signed amid spying, lost sovereignty claims March 23 (BusinessDesk) - A long-awaited free trade agreement... more

2degrees acquires Snap ISP for complete business offering

23 Mar 2015 Business News By Pattick Smellie
2degrees acquires Snap ISP for complete business offering March 23 (BusinessDesk) - 2Degrees, New Zealand's third-largest mobile... more

Living

2degrees lights up Auckland Harbour Bridge in World First

13 Mar 2015 Lifestyle
Fusing light, music, mobile and one of Auckland’s most recognisable landmarks together – 2degrees launched another Kiwi... more

Third Thursday Set to Groove

9 Mar 2015 Lifestyle
The sounds of legendary jazz musician Charles Mingus is set to raise the beat of Wellington’s waterfront on 19 March, when the... more

Property

NZ house prices rise 3.6% in February

12 Mar 2015 Property By Tina Morrison
  NZ house prices rise 3.6% in February, led by a 14% jump in Auckland prices March 12 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand residential... more

Revealed: Auckland's cheapest suburbs

9 Mar 2015 Property
Many home buyers face long commute to Auckland jobs as they move to Wellsford, Pokeno and Hamilton. Only six areas of Auckland still... more

Migration

PM plays down claim war criminals are living in NZ

2 Mar 2015 Migration
Prime Minister John Key says he is not aware of any suspected war criminals from the former Yugoslavia in New Zealand. The claim that... more

NZ migration rose to record in 2014

30 Jan 2015 Migration By Tina Morrison
  NZ migration surged to record in 2014, helped by robust economy Jan. 30 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand migration surged to a... more

Travel

Foss welcomes agreement for rental vehicle code

17 Mar 2015 Travel & Tourism
Associate Transport Minister Craig Foss is welcoming a move by the rental vehicle industry to establish a Code of Best Practice to... more

Productive discussions on Queenstown’s tourism workforce

6 Mar 2015 Travel & Tourism
Sustainable workforce solutions were at the centre of discussions between Government Ministers and tourism industry representatives... more

Sport

ICC World Cup 2015: Semi Final New Zealand beats South Africa by four wickets

24 Mar 2015 Cricket
New Zealand beats South Africa by four wickets. In... more

ICC Cricket World Cup Fever takes hold in New Zealand

24 Mar 2015 Cricket
Ahead of the first semi-final in the land of rugby, all talk is about cover drives and yorkers more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on Pacific spying

24 Mar 2015 Column By Gordon Campbell
  Gordon Campbell on Pacific spying, Obama as Spock and Kendrick Lamar So New Zealand has using the GCSB to spy on its friends ... more

STEPHEN FLEMING: SPIN AND THE FIFTH BOWLER JUST GIVE NEW ZEALAND THE EDGE

23 Mar 2015 Column
Both teams are playing with confidence and one look at the talent on show on either side means it has the potential to be a classic,... more

Kiwi Success

Tower names Seniors Money's Brett Wilson as CFO

18 Mar 2015 Appointments
  Tower names Seniors Money's Brett Wilson as CFO, replacing Boggs March 18 (BusinessDesk) - Tower, the listed general insurer,... more

Kiwi start-up Glassjar launches payments app in the US

6 Mar 2015 People
Glassjar, the kiwi software start-up whose app provides people an easy way of sharing bills, has launched in the United States. The... more

Recruitment

RESEND: 63% of Warehouse permanent staff now on career wage

20 Mar 2015 Recruitment By Fiona Rotherham
  RESEND: Warehouse says 63% of permanent staff now on 'career retailer wage' (Fixes fourth paragraph to show Warehouse is... more

Woodhouse welcomes skilled migrants

12 Mar 2015 Recruitment
Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse welcomes new figures out today showing an increasing number of skilled migrants coming to ... more