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Recruitment

NZ unemployment falls to 5.6 per cent

6 Aug 2014 Recruitment
Unemployment has fallen to 5.6 per cent – its lowest level since the March 2009 quarter. Today’s Household Labour Force Survey shows the number of people employed increased by 83,000 over the last ... more

NZ jobless rate falls to five-year low

6 Aug 2014 Recruitment
By Paul McBeth Aug. 6 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's unemployment rate fell to a five-year low in the June quarter as employment growth in Canterbury fuelled the labour market. The kiwi dollar fell after the... more

F&P Appliances on hiring spree after ramping up R&D

5 Aug 2014 Recruitment By Johnathan Underhill
Aug. 5 (BusinessDesk) - Fisher & Paykel Appliances, the home-appliance maker acquired by China's Haier in 2012, is seeking some 40 workers for research and development after opening a new design centre at... more

Canterbury employers set to give teachers a workplace education

5 Aug 2014 Press Releases
Leading Canterbury employers have stepped up to help the region’s teachers boost their students’ job prospects. As part of Teachers’ Workchoice Day – a unique ‘workplace ... more

3K to Christchurch working for Jobseekers

31 Jul 2014 Recruitment
Social Development Minister Paula Bennett says 157 people across the country have so far taken up the Government’s 3K to Christchurch scheme. “It is early days but there’s no doubt the... more

200 more training places for graduate nurses

30 Jul 2014 Recruitment
Health Minister Tony Ryall has announced the government will fund up to 200 additional training places for nurse graduates next year. Mr Ryall says the $2.8 million investment will bring the total number of... more

750 additional Trades Academy places for 2015

14 Jul 2014 Recruitment
New Zealand Government   Hon Steven Joyce Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Hon Hekia Parata Minister of Education14 July 2014 Tertiary Education, S... more

Take a dip into global talent pool

9 Jul 2014 Recruitment
International candidates can bring added value, says recruitment specialist New Zealand's thriving economy has created a "unique chance" for New Zealand businesses to capture key international talent, says Pete ... more

Employers keener to hire

4 Jul 2014 Recruitment
People may find it easier to secure jobs in the coming months with the hiring intentions of employers on the rise, according to a report by recruiting agency Hudson. The report, released today, found that... more

New Zealand employment confidence highest since Global Financial Crisis

30 Jun 2014 Recruitment
June 30 (BusinessDesk) – Employment confidence is at its highest level in nearly six years and Auckland has overtaken Canterbury as the most confident region in the latest Westpac McDermott Miller ... more

Skilled and off-farm jobs - growth areas for agriculture

6 Jun 2014 Recruitment By Pattrick Smellie
June 6 (BusinessDesk) - Support services will be the biggest source of job growth for an increasingly sophisticated agricultural sector, a report on the future workforce needs of primary industries... more

Demand for skilled workers in Auckland reaches three-year high

23 May 2014 Recruitment
Competition for top talent has been reinvigorated in Auckland, following a staggering 72 per cent quarter-on-quarter increase in the number of new roles advertised between January and March 2014, says New... more

Awards for equal pay companies

21 May 2014 Recruitment
YWCA initiative rewards trail-blazers in addressing issue. Two years after running the Demand Equal Pay campaign to raise awareness around equal pay, the YWCA organisation is taking that campaign one step further... more

NZ budget to show faster drop in unemployment rate, PM John Key says

12 May 2014 Recruitment
May 12 (BusinessDesk) - Prime Minister John Key has hit back at the opposition Labour Party’s pledge to cut unemployment, saying Thursday’s budget will show a faster drop in the jobless rate than... more

84,000 more jobs in last year

7 May 2014 Recruitment
New Zealand Government Hon Steven JoyceMinister for Tertiary Education, Skills & Employment 7 May 2014 84,000 more jobs in last year The latest labour market data shows continuing strong employment growth... more

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News

McCully attends NATO Foreign Ministers summit

27 Nov 2014 News
Foreign Minister Murray McCully travels to Brussels this weekend to attend the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Foreign ... more

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

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

Property speculators targeted by IRD

27 Nov 2014 Property
Revenue Minister Todd McClay says Inland Revenue’s proactive strategy to track down those attempting to avoid paying tax is... more

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

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

Black Sox named for Oceania qualifier

27 Nov 2014 Sport
Hard work has been rewarded in the naming of the Golden Homes Black Sox softball team for next month’s ISF Oceania Qualifying ... more

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

Columns

Gordon Campbell: govt arrogance, Ferguson & Police pursuits

27 Nov 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
As anyone who’s ever encountered him around Parliament will verify, Chris Finlayson’s arrogance is matched only by his... more

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

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