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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.


Queenstown beckons with Kiwi OE
3 Dec 2020  

Queenstown beckons with Kiwi OE

Queenstown-based recruitment firm Remarkable Labour has launched its Kiwi OE scheme to attract young workers to the resort.


Boult welcomes tourism, hospo employment changes
2 Dec 2020  

Boult welcomes tourism, hospo employment changes

Queenstown Lakes mayor Jim Boult has welcome Government changes that will make it easier to fill tourism and hospitality roles in the district.


Govt moves to double sick leave from 5 to 10 days
2 Dec 2020  

Govt moves to double sick leave from 5 to 10 days

The Government has introduced a bill to Parliament to expand sick leave entitlements from five days to ten days a year.


Tourism should “close the door” on imported labour – NZIER
1 Dec 2020  

Tourism should “close the door” on imported labour – NZIER

New Zealand should “close the door” on cheap imported labour to fill roles in sectors such as tourism that can be filled by New Zealanders with the same levels of skills and education, says the New Zealand Institute of Economic Research.


Operators to attend Queenstown jobs event
16 Nov 2020  

Operators to attend Queenstown jobs event

Queenstown Lakes District Council will host the Central Lakes Jobs Fair, which aims to connect employers with members of the community looking for work.


20k women lose tourism-related employment – Stats NZ
5 Nov 2020   /

20k women lose tourism-related employment – Stats NZ

Women’s jobs in the sector have suffered during the pandemic, according to the latest employment figures.


Air NZ confirms 935 cabin crew roles to go
30 Oct 2020   /

Air NZ confirms 935 cabin crew roles to go

The airline says there is not enough international flying to maintain cabin crew numbers.


Young Kiwis encouraged to explore regions by new jobs platform
29 Oct 2020  

Young Kiwis encouraged to explore regions by new jobs platform

Young Kiwis are being encouraged to explore regional New Zealand by a new online job service for fruit pickers.


Go with Tourism launches career pathway tool
29 Oct 2020  

Go with Tourism launches career pathway tool

Go with Tourism has launched World of Tourism, a new web tool allowing users to explore career pathways in tourism and hospitality.


Māori Council slams worker shortage “whinging” from tourism
23 Oct 2020  

Māori Council slams worker shortage “whinging” from tourism

The executive director of the New Zealand Māori Council is hitting back against the tourism industry after some businesses have found it hard to find local workers.


Risk of labour, skill shortages in tourism sector – TIA
13 Oct 2020   /

Risk of labour, skill shortages in tourism sector – TIA

There is a risk of labour and skill shortages in the tourism sector if we permanently lose staff displaced by Covid-19.


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.