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Recruitment

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

Queen Elizabeth advertises for cleaner

31 Dec 2014 Recruitment
Britain's Queen Elizabeth is looking for a $15.20-an-hour cleaner. The 88-year-old monarch is on the hunt for someone to keep Windsor Castle in Berkshire, south east England, in tip-top condition six days a week... more

Sealord returns to FY profit, provides for Nelson job cuts

23 Dec 2014 Recruitment
By Suze Metherell Dec. 23 (BusinessDesk) - Sealord, New Zealand's second largest fishing company, returned to profit in the 2014 year, while taking payroll provisions as it prepares to downsize its Nelson... more

Better work opportunities for disabled people

22 Dec 2014 Recruitment
Minister for Disability Issues Nicky Wagner welcomed the release of the ‘Disability and the labour market’ report from Statistics New Zealand, which showed that more disabled people are working, but... more

Job ads trending down, says ANZ survey

19 Dec 2014 Recruitment
By Fiona Rotherham Total job advertising has taken an end-of-year dip, falling 0.1 per cent in November after seasonal adjustments, following a 0.3 percent drop the previous month, according to the ANZ Job Ads ... more

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News

PM saddened at passing of Dame Thea Muldoon

25 Feb 2015 News
PM saddened at passing of Dame Thea Muldoon Prime Minister John Key today expressed his sadness at the passing of Dame Thea ... more

Bill to fight child exploitation passes second reading

25 Feb 2015 News
  A Bill to better protect children from sexual exploitation passed its second reading in Parliament last night.   The... more

Business

MARKET CLOSE: NZX 50 rises to record, led by Xero

25 Feb 2015 Business News
By Suze Metherell Feb. 25 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares rose to a record, led by Xero after it raised $147 million from two... more

Tourism Holdings beats 1H guidance on reduced fleet

25 Feb 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk   Tourism Holdings beats 1H guidance on reduced fleet, wider margins By Suze Metherell Feb. 25 ... more

Living

A little drive goes a long way

25 Feb 2015 Lifestyle
Dunedin businesses have given their full support to the Otago Polytechnic Education Open 2015. The event will be taking place at... more

Duke Kahanamoku – 100 years of Surfing in New Zealand

25 Feb 2015 Lifestyle
Surfbreak Protection Society Duke Kahanamoku – 100 years of Surfing in New Zealand Celebrations are to be held in New Brighton... more

Property

Auckland inner-city height restrictions weighing on supply

25 Feb 2015 Property By Paul McBeth
Auckland inner-city height restrictions weighing on supply, RBNZ's Wheeler says Feb. 25 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's government... more

NZ house sales rise 2.6% in January, median price dips from December

11 Feb 2015 Property
Article - BusinessDesk Feb. 11 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand residential property sales rose in January from the same month last... more

Migration

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

Free new Kiwi workshops return for fresh season

23 Jan 2015 Migration
Newcomer settlement support agency Auckland Regional Migrant Services (ARMS) is kick-starting the New Year with the return of its ... more

Travel

Air NZ sees fare discounts; yield pressure looms

25 Feb 2015 Travel & Tourism
By Fiona Rotherham Feb. 25 (BusinessDesk) - The only cloud on Air New Zealand’s horizon in coming months will be yield ... more

Air NZ posts higher normalised earnings

25 Feb 2015 Travel & Tourism
Article - BusinessDesk   Air NZ posts higher normalised earnings By Fiona Rotherham Feb. 25 (BusinessDesk) - Air New Zealand... more

Sport

2015 NZL Sailing Team Announced

25 Feb 2015 Sailing
Yachting New Zealand has named 15 campaigns in the 2015 NZL Sailing Team. All are chasing the ultimate goal of Olympic glory in... more

All Blacks Tours to South Africa on sale now

25 Feb 2015 Rugby
The All Blacks are set to return to South Africa this July to take on the Springboks at Ellis Park in Johannesburg. This will be the... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell: Are NZ troops the least of IS’s problems?

25 Feb 2015 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
Gordon Campbell on whether New Zealand troops are the least of Islamic State’s problems   Given that it has been ... more

Gordon Campbell on drip-fed info about the Iraq deployment

24 Feb 2015 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
Gordon Campbell on the drip-feeding of information about the Iraq deployment   There are two ways of framing the story of our... more

Kiwi Success

New Consul-General to Sydney

20 Feb 2015 Appointments
Foreign Minister Murray McCully has named diplomat Billie Moore as New Zealand’s new Consul-General in Sydney. "Ms Moore will... more

New Ambassador to Ethiopia and the AU

20 Feb 2015 Appointments
New Zealand Government New Ambassador to Ethiopia and the AU Foreign Minister Murray McCully has named diplomat Bruce Shepherd as ... more

Recruitment

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 ... 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 ... more