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Accommodation workers most pessimistic about jobs – survey
17 Sep 2020   /

Accommodation workers most pessimistic about jobs – survey

Only 11% of those working in the sector expect to stay employed in the year ahead.


385 more cabin crew jobs to go at Air NZ
17 Sep 2020   /

385 more cabin crew jobs to go at Air NZ

The airline says reduced services to America means there is not enough flying to maintain current rosters.


Closed border impacts on tourism to increase unemployment – Govt
14 Sep 2020  

Closed border impacts on tourism to increase unemployment – Govt

The unemployment rate is expected to rise over the next two quarters due to the impact on tourism from restrictions at the border and the end of the wage subsidy.


Govt changes critical workers border exception rule
14 Sep 2020  

Govt changes critical workers border exception rule

The Government has changed the assessment criteria for employers wanting to request a border exception for workers under the ‘other critical worker’ category.


Travel agents report low job security – Stats NZ
9 Sep 2020   /

Travel agents report low job security – Stats NZ

Around 1 in 14 workers say they expect to lose their job or business by mid-2021, says Stats NZ.


Almost half of Manawatū tourism businesses to cut staff
28 Aug 2020   /

Almost half of Manawatū tourism businesses to cut staff

One in five businesses in the Manawatū remain significantly concerned about revenue, says CEDA.


Pilots matched with agri sector needs
28 Aug 2020   /

Pilots matched with agri sector needs

New Zealand pilots waiting for international aviation to restart will be able to use their skills to meet an urgent need for heavy agriculture machinery operators.


Coach operators plead for help after 2000 drivers lose jobs
27 Aug 2020   /

Coach operators plead for help after 2000 drivers lose jobs

Bus and Coach Association chief executive Dr Pim Borren says the tour coach business is at a virtual standstill.


Govt injects $7.5m into environmental projects
27 Aug 2020   /

Govt injects $7.5m into environmental projects

The Government will inject $7.5m into environmental projects in Otago-Southland, Manawatū-Whanganui, Tairāwhiti and Hawke’s Bay.


Female tourism workers bear brunt of Covid impact
24 Aug 2020   /

Female tourism workers bear brunt of Covid impact

There were 11,300 fewer women working in tourism in June than the same month last year, says Stats NZ.


Further wage subsidy extensions possible – Robertson
18 Aug 2020   /

Further wage subsidy extensions possible – Robertson

The finance minister has outlined the details on the financial support available for businesses and individuals affected by current alert level restrictions.


Wage subsidy extension details at 3pm today – Govt
17 Aug 2020   /

Wage subsidy extension details at 3pm today – Govt

The latest extension will apply nationwide and last as long as the level 3 lockdown.


Govt launches one-stop ‘jobs and training’ shop 
11 Aug 2020   /

Govt launches one-stop ‘jobs and training’ shop 

The Government has launched a new online, phone and onsite service to help New Zealanders connect to a range of employment support and products for workers and businesses affected by Covid-19.


Go with Tourism launches student placement programme
11 Aug 2020   /

Go with Tourism launches student placement programme

Pledge A Placement will match a tourism or hospitality operator to those searching for work experience.


Unemployment falls to 4% in June quarter – Stats NZ
6 Aug 2020   /

Unemployment falls to 4% in June quarter – Stats NZ

With the country in Covid-19 lockdown when the quarter began, fewer people who did not have a job were actively seeking work.


ATEED calls crisis summit as businesses seek help
5 Aug 2020   /

ATEED calls crisis summit as businesses seek help

Up to 50,000 people across the Auckland region could lose their jobs as the recession takes hold, says the agency.


More than 13k jobs created by PGF – Jones
4 Aug 2020   /

More than 13k jobs created by PGF – Jones

The Provincial Growth Fund has created 13,217 jobs, says regional economic development minister Shane Jones.


Go with Tourism launches industry expert web series
4 Aug 2020   /

Go with Tourism launches industry expert web series

Go with Tourism is launching a weekly web series, The Itinerary, to help inform those considering a career in tourism.


Collins unveils plan for entrepreneurs to tap KiwiSaver
30 Jul 2020   /

Collins unveils plan for entrepreneurs to tap KiwiSaver

National Party leader Judith Collins has unveiled the party’s BusinessStart policy to help Kiwis set up a small business.


Accom, hospo jobs hardest hit by Covid crisis – Stats NZ
29 Jul 2020   /

Accom, hospo jobs hardest hit by Covid crisis – Stats NZ

Accommodation and food services and arts and recreation jobs are among the most significantly impacted industries following the Covid-19 level 4 lockdown, says Stats NZ.


Whanganui event to showcase support for businesses
29 Jul 2020   /

Whanganui event to showcase support for businesses

Whanganui & Partners will host host a free event in August to help employers understand the support available to them through the Government.


Govt invests $50m to protect migrant workers
28 Jul 2020  

Govt invests $50m to protect migrant workers

The Government will invest $50m over four years in a bid to prevent exploitation and improve enforcement for temporary migrant workers.


New app matches displaced workers with seasonal work
23 Jul 2020   /

New app matches displaced workers with seasonal work

Candice Pardy is behind the Jobloads app, whose business idea came from the challenges she faced trying to find a reliable labour supply for her Gisborne persimmon orchard.


Go with Tourism starts secondary school lessons
22 Jul 2020   /

Go with Tourism starts secondary school lessons

The government-funded jobs initiative’s Education Programme aims to inform secondary school students about careers in tourism.


Govt invests $2.5m to help displaced West Coast tourism workers
21 Jul 2020  

Govt invests $2.5m to help displaced West Coast tourism workers

The cash will help hard-hit South Westland operators retain about 50 staff.


TIA survey: half of operators planning further job cuts
20 Jul 2020   /

TIA survey: half of operators planning further job cuts

A third of tourism businesses say they will reduce staff when the Govt ends its wage subsidy.


Air NZ plans second Samoa repatriation after Friday flight
20 Jul 2020   /

Air NZ plans second Samoa repatriation after Friday flight

Air New Zealand is undertaking two dedicated repatriation flights to Samoa to return fruit industry workers.


Trust secures $2.5m to help displaced tourism, hospo workers
17 Jul 2020   /

Trust secures $2.5m to help displaced tourism, hospo workers

Te Arawa Lakes Trust will receive $2.5m from the Government’s $1.3bn Jobs for Nature fund, says conservation minister Eugenie Sage.


Tourism, hospo jobs surprise with June uptick
10 Jul 2020   /

Tourism, hospo jobs surprise with June uptick

New Zealand’s tourism and hospitality sector posted a surprise jump in new job listings in June, according to Trade Me.


Govt extends visas, 16k migrant workers affected
8 Jul 2020  

Govt extends visas, 16k migrant workers affected

New low-skilled work visas will only be granted for six instead of 12 months as the Govt prioritises Kiwi job seekers.


Tourism NZ cuts overseas headcount
7 Jul 2020   /

Tourism NZ cuts overseas headcount

The agency is making significant reductions to its offshore teams as Covid-19 continues to affect travel.


Tomahawk, GO Rentals collaborate to save jobs
7 Jul 2020   /

Tomahawk, GO Rentals collaborate to save jobs

Tourism marketing company Tomahawk has taken on GO Rental’s entire app team of eight staff to help develop a new product designed to boost New Zealand tourism.


Environmental projects to help displaced tourism workers – Govt
6 Jul 2020   /

Environmental projects to help displaced tourism workers – Govt

Out-of-work tourism employees will be offered opportunities on 23 projects to clean up waterways that are expected to deliver more than 2000 jobs.


Covid a bump in ‘100-year plan’ for Tamaki Māori Village – owner
30 Jun 2020   /

Covid a bump in ‘100-year plan’ for Tamaki Māori Village – owner

The popular Rotorua attraction has formed a new partnership to help its 110 employees.


Govt injects $5m into predator-free programme
30 Jun 2020   /

Govt injects $5m into predator-free programme

The environmental projects will benefit locals who are looking for work and who have been affected by the Whakaari disaster and Covid-19 downturn.


Expressions of interest sought for Mountain to Sea Cycle Trail work
26 Jun 2020  

Expressions of interest sought for Mountain to Sea Cycle Trail work

Ruapehu District Council is seeking expressions of interest for work on the Mountain to Sea Cycle trail, maintenance of exotic trees, and the processing of firewood.


Employment confidence drops as Covid-19 takes toll
24 Jun 2020   /

Employment confidence drops as Covid-19 takes toll

Employment confidence fell 12.9 points to 87.3 in June in the wake of the Covid-19 lockdown, according to Westpac’s latest Employment Confidence report.


Queenstown immigration hub expands services
23 Jun 2020  

Queenstown immigration hub expands services

The Kia Kaha Queenstown Lakes Hub will continue with its immigration support services and also include skills training and tenancy support.


$40m from PGF reprioritised for jobs
19 Jun 2020   /

$40m from PGF reprioritised for jobs

Reprioritised funding of $40m from the Provincial Growth Fund will go towards helping workers displaced by the Covid-19 pandemic and 1000 regional apprenticeships.


Auckland’s SkyPath to be fast-tracked
16 Jun 2020  

Auckland’s SkyPath to be fast-tracked

The $360m Northern Pathway is among 11 projects to be fast-tracked under a new law.


Hundreds already employed in jobs for nature – Sage
12 Jun 2020   /

Hundreds already employed in jobs for nature – Sage

Hundreds of people are already ‘working for nature’ as part of the Government’s investment in job redeployment for those affected by the Covid-19 downturn, says minister of conservation Eugenie Sage.


Go with Tourism to sponsor operators for careers expo
10 Jun 2020   /

Go with Tourism to sponsor operators for careers expo

Go with Tourism will sponsor tourism businesses and education providers to participate in its careers expo events this August and September.


Govt invests $200k to help displaced workers
10 Jun 2020  

Govt invests $200k to help displaced workers

The Government will invest up to $200,000 into New Zealand’s kiwifruit sector to help people into work and meet urgent seasonal demand.


Air NZ targets another $150m in wage savings
8 Jun 2020   /

Air NZ targets another $150m in wage savings

The airline is preparing to make more redundancies after already cutting almost 4000 jobs.


Govt extends wage subsidy eligibility
8 Jun 2020   /

Govt extends wage subsidy eligibility

A change in criteria for the extended wage subsidy scheme means an extra 40,000 businesses will be eligible.


Queenstown Lakes to suffer nearly 8000 job losses – report
5 Jun 2020   /

Queenstown Lakes to suffer nearly 8000 job losses – report

Economic activity will contract by 23.3% in the Queenstown Lakes region resulting in almost 8000 job losses, according to a new report commissioned by the council.


Queenstown opens hub to help displaced workers
4 Jun 2020  

Queenstown opens hub to help displaced workers

The pop up hub would provide information and advice on immigration, repatriation, employment, finance, wellbeing and welfare.


Entrada cuts 80 staff, InterCity resumes services
27 May 2020   /

Entrada cuts 80 staff, InterCity resumes services

Physical distancing measures meant there would be reduced seating capacity, and services might run at a loss.


140 jobs to go at Waitomo, KiwiEx, HQ – Tourism Holdings
27 May 2020   /

140 jobs to go at Waitomo, KiwiEx, HQ – Tourism Holdings

Around 140 staff will be affected by the proposed changes, says the operator.


Govt unveils new weekly payment for redundant workers
26 May 2020   /

Govt unveils new weekly payment for redundant workers

The Government has announced a new Income Relief Payment to support New Zealanders who lose their jobs due to the Covid-19 pandemic.