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New Zealand trained employees are in global demand, even in a highly competive market.

The New Zealand employment market remains dynamic and offers exciting career development with leading companies - many with an international profile. New Zealand employers feature vacancies on our job board seeking migrants and those on temporary visas, plus the New Zealand expat community.   Our job board listings features roles in the United Kingdom, New Zealand and other countries.  Advertisers - please contact us regarding your requirements:

Team Administrator Required For New Zealand High Commission, London

The New Zealand High Commission in London is looking for someone with strong administration and organisational skills, and a knowledge of New Zealand, to provide support to diplomatic and policy staff. See the Job Vacancy page on the High... more

Recruitment

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

Growth seen further lifting average wage by $7,500

15 Apr 2014 Recruitment
  The average annual wage is expected to increase by $7,500 to around $62,200 a year by 2018 if New Zealand achieves its economic growth forecasts over the next four years, Finance Minister Bill English... more

NZ employment confidence lifts in 1st-qtr

31 Mar 2014 Recruitment
Article - BusinessDesk   NZ employment confidence lifts in 1st-qtr, current job opportunities seen less negative March 31 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand employment confidence rose in the first quarter... more

Closing the gaps: The great ethnic job divide

28 Mar 2014 Recruitment
Maori and Pacific incomes still lag behind the national average, but a new spirit of Maori self-determination offers hope. Simon Collins reports in the first of a major four-part Herald investigation into ... more

Online job ad numbers fall through February

28 Mar 2014 Recruitment
The number of online job ads fell by 2 per cent last month after a 7.4 per cent increase in January, latest figures show. The monthly Jobs Online report, released today by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and... more

Henri Eliot: How do we get international boards?

28 Mar 2014 Recruitment
NZ companies need to be shown how important it is to get international looking boards of directors writes Henri Eliot. New Zealand companies need to be shown how crucial it is to turn your board of directors... more

New staff to boost border security

17 Mar 2014 Recruitment
26 New Ministry for Primary Industries border staff begin training in Auckland today as part of a programme to beef up frontline resources, Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has announced ... more

Free Occupation Outlook App released

25 Feb 2014 Recruitment
Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce today released the free Occupation Outlook 2014 mobile app that gives young people and their families instant and easy access to the latest career... more

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News

Body found in London park believed to be missing Kiwi

30 Sep 2014 News
London police believe a body found in a southwest London park is that of missing New Zealand man Malcolm McKinlay. Mr McKinlay, who... more

Uncovering the secrets of NZ's discovery

30 Sep 2014 News
Two scientific papers have shed new light on how Polynesian explorers may have arrived in New Zealand, but the authors have... more

Business

NZ dollar drops after weak Australian retail sales

1 Oct 2014 Business News By Suze Metherell
  NZ dollar drops as weak Australian retail sales sap demand for trans-Tasman currencies Oct. 1 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand... more

NZ dollar heads for 11% slump in Sept quarter

30 Sep 2014 Business News
By Paul McBeth Sept. 30 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar is heading for an 11 percent slump in the September quarter as... more

Living

Three first places at the national Young Designer Awards

1 Oct 2014 Arts
ACG Strathallan   By Kennedy Anderson from ACG Strathallan, winner of Photography section, Young... more

Sargeson Lecture to Feature Award-Winning Novelist

1 Oct 2014 Arts
For those who have friends and family living in Hamilton, this might be of interest. Taking an imaginary place and making it seem... more

Property

NZ building consents flatline in August

30 Sep 2014 Property
By Suze Metherell Sept. 30 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand building consents held steady in August from a month earlier, underpinned... more

Australia's Quattro in talks to buy NZ properties

30 Sep 2014 Property
By Suze Metherell Sept. 30 (BusinessDesk) - Quattro Asset Management, an Australian fund manager, is in negotiations to buy two... more

Migration

UK Government: Indefinite Leave to Remain made simple

30 Sep 2014 Migration
There are thousands of expats living in the UK who are aiming for permanent residency status and, eventually, a British passport. But... more

Migration boom rolls on as fewer kiwis depart

30 Sep 2014 Migration
New Zealand's annual net migration rose to a record in August, exceeding Treasury's forecasts, and spurred by more migrant arrivals... more

Travel

Travel tidbits and deals of the week

30 Sep 2014 Travel & Tourism
Some of the best travel deals going - both in New Zealand and abroad. Bookmark this page and check back each week for all the latest ... more

Air NZ's Luxon defends domestic regional air fares

30 Sep 2014 Travel & Tourism
By Paul McBeth Sept. 30 (BusinessDesk) - Air New Zealand chief executive Christopher Luxon has defended its pricing on domestic... more

Sport

Historic 1972 BRM Formula One car to race in New Zealand

1 Oct 2014 Motor Sport
NZFMR Historic 1972 BRM Formula One car to race in New Zealand An historic Formula One racing car with a strong connection to a New... more

New Zealand's Top sporting rich list

30 Sep 2014 Sport
The Herald reveals who they believe are the highest-paid New Zealand sports people and look at how they make a living on and off the ... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on the last rites for the TPP

1 Oct 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
The Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal is one of those litmus issues that has always had more to do with one’s place on the... more

Time to debate proportional representation

30 Sep 2014 Opinion
Article - Sridhar Ekambaram   Time to debate proportional representation By Sridhar Ekambaram30 September 2014 With the... more

Kiwi Success

UCOL Chief Executive Appointment

1 Oct 2014 Appointments
UCOL Chief Executive Appointment Leeza Boyce has been appointed as UCOL’s new Chief Executive to succeed Paul McElroy upon ... more

Business leader honoured

1 Oct 2014 Appointments
One of New Zealand’s leading businessmen is to receive the University of Waikato’s most prestigious award of Honorary... more

Recruitment

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... 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... more