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Northland project to create 15 Jobs for Nature roles
20 Jul 2021   /

Northland project to create 15 Jobs for Nature roles

A Predator Free Bay of Islands project is set to create 15 new jobs in the region when fully operational, the Department of Conservation says.


Visa changes bring certainty, relief for sector – industry
16 Jul 2021   /

Visa changes bring certainty, relief for sector – industry

Changes to the essential skills visa will bring more certainty to accommodation and hospitality businesses struggling to fill vacancies, say industry groups.


Union urges SkyCity to lift pay rate
9 Jul 2021   /

Union urges SkyCity to lift pay rate

Unite Union is calling on SkyCity to increase pay rates by at least $2 per hour to provide a living wage for its employees.


Politicians urged ‘rethink’ approach to labour shortage
23 Jun 2021  

Politicians urged ‘rethink’ approach to labour shortage

The Auckland Business Chamber is urging immigration policymakers and officials to “rethink the way they value a job beyond the hourly rate”.


Visa extensions not enough to plug labour gap – Sperring
21 Jun 2021   /

Visa extensions not enough to plug labour gap – Sperring

Hundreds of working holiday makers are heading to NZ from Aus but it won’t fill shortages, says BYATA’s chair.


English language students have outsize impact on tourism – English NZ
21 Jun 2021   /

English language students have outsize impact on tourism – English NZ

More English language establishments might close without targeted support, says industry body.


EDNZ 2021: Tourism increasingly viewed as risky by local govt
31 May 2021   /

EDNZ 2021: Tourism increasingly viewed as risky by local govt

A pivot away from tourism leaves councils scrambling to reorganise their funding base, says LGNZ.


Business chambers call for visa rules ‘reset’
26 May 2021   /

Business chambers call for visa rules ‘reset’

Six recommendations to current immigration and visa rules has been put forward as business struggle to hire.


Tourism doesn’t need employment barriers – Quickfall
19 May 2021  

Tourism doesn’t need employment barriers – Quickfall

The notable operator says he is ramping up staffing but the govt’s stance on migrant workers won’t help.


New visa rules won’t entice Kiwis into vacancies – Hospitality NZ
19 May 2021   /

New visa rules won’t entice Kiwis into vacancies – Hospitality NZ

Visas commonly used for workers such as chefs or snow sport instructors will be rolled into a new catch-all visa type that requires all employers to be registered with Immigration New Zealand.


No going back to cheap migrant labour for tourism – Nash
18 May 2021   /

No going back to cheap migrant labour for tourism – Nash

The minister says sectors that rely on migrant labour, “like tourism and the primary industries”, have to change.


Tourism careers expo kicks off in Chch
14 May 2021   /

Tourism careers expo kicks off in Chch

The Go with Tourism Expo tour across the nation has begun, with the first tour in Christchurch running from 13-15 May.


Tourism, hospo job ads jump 43% in April – Seek
12 May 2021  

Tourism, hospo job ads jump 43% in April – Seek

There’s been a resurgence in the tourism and hospitality industries, says the online jobs platform.


Ski resorts secure exemptions for overseas workers
7 May 2021   /

Ski resorts secure exemptions for overseas workers

Ski resorts around the country have successfully negotiated with Immigration New Zealand to allow a number of top level workers from abroad into the country for the upcoming season.


Tour operator secures $1.16m for conservation work
4 May 2021  

Tour operator secures $1.16m for conservation work

The funding is helping to pay for fulltime conservation work for displaced guides.


30 jobs for hard hit Glacier Country in $12m project
28 Apr 2021  

30 jobs for hard hit Glacier Country in $12m project

Further funding is tipped for one of country’s most vulnerable regions.


Aus visitors are on their way – the next challenge? Staffing
19 Apr 2021  

Aus visitors are on their way – the next challenge? Staffing

Could operator collaboration to share workers be the key to staffing up over winter?


Working holiday visas back on for certain travellers from Aus
19 Apr 2021   /

Working holiday visas back on for certain travellers from Aus

Immigration New Zealand has partially lifted its suspension on processing working holiday visas for certain applicants travelling from Australia.


New programme to ‘Train, Retain, Regain’ tourism staff
16 Apr 2021   /

New programme to ‘Train, Retain, Regain’ tourism staff

Programme has funding for 140 participants, to start 3 May.


Temporary visa extensions “vital” to hospo – HNZ
9 Apr 2021   /

Temporary visa extensions “vital” to hospo – HNZ

Hospitality New Zealand says the extension of the Immigration (Covid-19 Response) Amendment Bill will be vital as borders gradually re-open.


Some service please, mate? Staff shortages risk underwhelming Aussies
8 Apr 2021  

Some service please, mate? Staff shortages risk underwhelming Aussies

Enough quality service – or perhaps any kind of service at all – might be hard to find in some tourist destinations.


Govt extends temporary immigration powers
8 Apr 2021   /

Govt extends temporary immigration powers

Temporary Covid-19 immigration powers will be extended to May 2023, in part to help industries facing labour shortages.


Tourism woes spur labour market mismatch – ANZ
30 Mar 2021  

Tourism woes spur labour market mismatch – ANZ

The restoration of international tourism should see a large bump in the number of workers able to be employed, says the bank.


Pay in wage subsidy… or in dole – BYATA’s call for support
24 Mar 2021   /

Pay in wage subsidy… or in dole – BYATA’s call for support

Govt will end up footing the unemployment bill if workers in the hard-hit youth sector lose jobs, says BYATA’s new chair.


Ski industry pleads for 100 international workers to be let in
17 Mar 2021   /

Ski industry pleads for 100 international workers to be let in

SAANZ wants the specialist staff in from June to help ski fields open and operate safely.


Govt injects $45m into Westland to create up to 50 jobs
15 Mar 2021   /

Govt injects $45m into Westland to create up to 50 jobs

A South Westland project has received $45m in support of the country’s goal to be predator free by 2050.


Job losses in tourist destinations drag national figures
10 Mar 2021  

Job losses in tourist destinations drag national figures

Queenstown suffered a 9% fall in filled jobs during the December 2020 quarter, says Stats NZ.


Rolling closures, temporary layoffs – Nomad Safaris explores survival options
5 Mar 2021   /

Rolling closures, temporary layoffs – Nomad Safaris explores survival options

We’ve had a “torrid time”, says David Gatward-Ferguson, MD of the award winning operator.


Reactivated wage subsidy opens for application
4 Mar 2021   /

Reactivated wage subsidy opens for application

Businesses affected by the latest rise in Covid-19 alert levels can apply for the government’s reactivated wage subsidy from today, Thursday 4 March.


Jobs for Nature invests $1.28m in Central Otago jobs
4 Mar 2021  

Jobs for Nature invests $1.28m in Central Otago jobs

More than 23 jobs will be created in Central Otago following a $1.28m investment from the Government’s Jobs for Nature programme.


Tourism Talent launches new support for displaced workers
2 Mar 2021  

Tourism Talent launches new support for displaced workers

Tourism Talent has launched a new free programme to support tourism and hospitality professionals or graduates who have had their employment disrupted by Covid-19. 


Air NZ transports 700+ RSE workers from Samoa
1 Mar 2021   /

Air NZ transports 700+ RSE workers from Samoa

Air New Zealand has flown more than 700 workers from Samoa for the Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) programme.


Ski industry plugs Kiwi OE to fill 1200 vacancies
26 Feb 2021   /

Ski industry plugs Kiwi OE to fill 1200 vacancies

Young Kiwis are being urged to do a domestic OE in a ski region this winter.


BOP operator redeploys staff into Jobs for Nature
24 Feb 2021  

BOP operator redeploys staff into Jobs for Nature

Kaitiaki Adventures will be able to redeploy up to 19 of its staff into Jobs for Nature projects.


Govt to upgrade to Holiday Act
24 Feb 2021  

Govt to upgrade to Holiday Act

The Government says it will upgrade the Holiday Act following recommendations from the Holidays Act Taskforce.


Govt offers new $350 Covid payment to employers
9 Feb 2021   /

Govt offers new $350 Covid payment to employers

Employers can receive a $350 payment from the Government if their employees cannot work from home while awaiting a Covid-19 test result.


Tourism Holdings sanguine about holiday pay ruling
3 Feb 2021   /

Tourism Holdings sanguine about holiday pay ruling

Tourism Holdings’ chief executive Grant Webster says a court ruling about holiday pay won’t have a material impact on the company but some companies may need to review processes.


Wairarapa Moana Wetlands receives $3.5m boost
3 Feb 2021   /

Wairarapa Moana Wetlands receives $3.5m boost

The Wairarapa Moana Wetlands will receive a $3.5m boost from Jobs for Nature funding to scale up restoration efforts.


Look again at onerous sick leave – TIA, Hospitality NZ, EMA
2 Feb 2021  

Look again at onerous sick leave – TIA, Hospitality NZ, EMA

Concerns over the additional financial burden a doubling of sick leave will pile on fragile tourism and hospitality businesses  have led to a raft of submissions against the government’s proposed increase.


Accommodation job numbers see biggest drop
1 Feb 2021   /

Accommodation job numbers see biggest drop

Accommodation and food services saw the biggest fall in jobs in December 2020, compared to the same month a year earlier, says Stats NZ.


MBIE to advise on Covid vaccination employment implications
1 Feb 2021   /

MBIE to advise on Covid vaccination employment implications

Vaccination against Covid-19 would not be mandatory for the New Zealand public.


What’s in the upgraded China FTA for tourism? One small benefit
28 Jan 2021   /

What’s in the upgraded China FTA for tourism? One small benefit

A change to visa categories should make it easier for tourism operators to plug Chinese language skills gaps.


Discover Waitomo workers redeployed to $500k project
28 Jan 2021   /

Discover Waitomo workers redeployed to $500k project

The $500,000 project will save ten local jobs by deploying workers from Discover Waitomo into nature-based jobs.


Auckland tourism jobs listings bucks falls – Trade Me
25 Jan 2021  

Auckland tourism jobs listings bucks falls – Trade Me

Auckland hospitality and tourism sector employers looked to staff up in the final quarter of the year after deep cuts earlier in 2020.


Franz Josef fears: more tourism layoffs, asset sales – report
22 Jan 2021  

Franz Josef fears: more tourism layoffs, asset sales – report

There are fears of a second round of tourism redundancies and the offloading of businesses, says a new report.


Employment confidence up, except for tourism – Westpac
22 Jan 2021  

Employment confidence up, except for tourism – Westpac

The Westpac McDermott Miller Employment Confidence Index rose to 97.6 in December, a 10.2 point increase compared to the September survey.


Job opportunity for displaced tourism workers launches
20 Jan 2021  

Job opportunity for displaced tourism workers launches

A $620,000 project to tackle wilding pines in Tasman will help create jobs for unemployed tourism workers, says the Government. 


Tourist hotspots hit by biggest jobs falls – Stats NZ
9 Dec 2020   /

Tourist hotspots hit by biggest jobs falls – Stats NZ

Key tourism destinations Queenstown, Rotorua, and Auckland suffered some of the largest drops in filled jobs, says Stats NZ.


Great South hosts tourism, hospo jobs sessions
8 Dec 2020   /

Great South hosts tourism, hospo jobs sessions

Great South is holding two free one-day information sessions in Te Anau this month for those wanting work in hospitality and tourism over the summer.


Queenstown operators relieved at visa changes, hope for more
3 Dec 2020  

Queenstown operators relieved at visa changes, hope for more

Queenstown tourism operators are relieved Immigration New Zealand has relaxed some migrant visa requirements but as asking for more support to help plug labour shortages.