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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.


Wayfare starts restructuring, ‘significant’ job cuts expected
25 May 2020  

Wayfare starts restructuring, ‘significant’ job cuts expected

Some staff have been redeployed to the Cardrona and Treble Cone ski areas, says the company.


Hard hit tourist towns to share $37m of jobs funding
25 May 2020   /

Hard hit tourist towns to share $37m of jobs funding

Towns struck by the collapse in tourism will share part of the $37m investment in retraining and redeployment.


Bringing the gig economy to tourism’s high-flyers
21 May 2020   /

Bringing the gig economy to tourism’s high-flyers

Employers wary of spending large salaries on senior staff as they try to repair their balance sheets could consider contracting in their executive skills, says Tourism Talent director Jason Hill.


250k jobs could go in ‘greatest shock’ in a century – Infometrics
21 May 2020   /

250k jobs could go in ‘greatest shock’ in a century – Infometrics

Tourism and construction dependent regions are most at risk, say the economists.


Air NZ rejects ‘rushed, bad faith’ restructuring claims
21 May 2020   /

Air NZ rejects ‘rushed, bad faith’ restructuring claims

E tū urges the airline to be more ‘transparent, compassionate’ to workers after 1300 jobs are cut. 


$4.5m Kāpiti Island Gateway a boost for tourism jobs – council
21 May 2020   /

$4.5m Kāpiti Island Gateway a boost for tourism jobs – council

Kāpiti’s proposed $4.46m Gateway project will help boost local tourism jobs and aid the recovery, says the Kāpiti Coast District Council.


Govt targets 11k green jobs with $1.1bn investment
14 May 2020   /

Govt targets 11k green jobs with $1.1bn investment

The Government has announced a $1.1bn investment to create 11,000 environment jobs in the regions and redeploy those who may have lost their jobs due to the Covid-19 crisis.


Cash to be pumped into Kiwi business support
14 May 2020   /

Cash to be pumped into Kiwi business support

The Government has announced a number of initiatives from SMEs as it looks to create jobs and grow the economy.


NZ Māori Tourism’s Tyson-Nathan: 17k job losses ‘devastating’
13 May 2020   /

NZ Māori Tourism’s Tyson-Nathan: 17k job losses ‘devastating’

More than 17,000 Māori employees working across the tourism sector have lost their jobs due to Covid-19, including up to 1000 working for Māori tourism operators, says New Zealand Māori Tourism.


1500 tourism, hospo workers access jobs platform
12 May 2020  

1500 tourism, hospo workers access jobs platform

Close to 1500 tourism and hospitality workers have already reached out to the Go with Tourism recruitment platform for assistance with redeployment.


SkyCity to cut a further 700 jobs
11 May 2020   /

SkyCity to cut a further 700 jobs

New consultation with around 700 waged staff follows last month’s restructuring round which saw 200 salaried employees go, adn executive pay cut by 20% – 40%.


Almost 300 Air NZ jet pilots made redundant
7 May 2020   /

Almost 300 Air NZ jet pilots made redundant

Almost 300 Air New Zealand jet pilots have been made redundant with around 900 remaining at the carrier, says the New Zealand Air Line Pilots’ Association. 


Kaikōura sets up governance group to support tourism
7 May 2020   /

Kaikōura sets up governance group to support tourism

Kaikōura District Council is creating an economic recovery governance group to support tourism and come up with projects to create jobs through the Covid-19 downturn.


NTT hibernates operations, 309 jobs lost
6 May 2020  

NTT hibernates operations, 309 jobs lost

Only Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters at Queenstown is staying open.


Skyline to shed hundreds of jobs to cope with Covid-19
5 May 2020   /

Skyline to shed hundreds of jobs to cope with Covid-19

The operator is cutting more than half of its 1200 staff as it restructures the group.


Tourism Talent launches ‘executive for hire’ service
4 May 2020  

Tourism Talent launches ‘executive for hire’ service

Tourism Talent New Zealand has launched Gig Connect, a new service designed to assist the tourism and hospitality industries to rebuild from the impact of Covid-19.


Mistake to mothball firms – Southern World boss
1 May 2020   /

Mistake to mothball firms – Southern World boss

“You can’t just shut up shop,” says director Tim Reid, who urges operators to stay pro-active.


Tourism risks losing valuable IP as jobs go – Quickfall
30 Apr 2020  

Tourism risks losing valuable IP as jobs go – Quickfall

Deep institutional knowledge could be lost for good, says Totally Tourism’s boss.


Crunch time looms for operators over wage subsidy
30 Apr 2020  

Crunch time looms for operators over wage subsidy

Tourism operators will shut their doors for good or cut more staff if there is no extension to the Government’s wage subsidy that is due to end in mid-June.


Go with Tourism builds out team for pivot
30 Apr 2020   /

Go with Tourism builds out team for pivot

Go with Tourism is ramping up its capability to support the industry’s employees in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic.


$1bn investment could help unemployed tourism workers – Sage
28 Apr 2020   /

$1bn investment could help unemployed tourism workers – Sage

The Green Party is calling for $1bn to be invested in nature-based jobs over the next three years.


13k jobs to go as operators hibernate – survey
24 Apr 2020   /

13k jobs to go as operators hibernate – survey

More than 350 businesses say they are shedding staff because of Covid-19.


AIAL starts redundancy talks after passenger numbers dive 95%
24 Apr 2020   /

AIAL starts redundancy talks after passenger numbers dive 95%

Auckland Airport has started consultation with permanent staff about reducing numbers following the release of 105 fixed term and independent contractors.


Up to 300 jobs to go as Ngāi Tahu Tourism closes doors
23 Apr 2020   /

Up to 300 jobs to go as Ngāi Tahu Tourism closes doors

Ngāi Tahu Tourism could lose nearly two-thirds of its workforce as its operations shut for the foreseeable future.


Go with Tourism launches $40k ‘We’re Here to Help’ campaign
23 Apr 2020   /

Go with Tourism launches $40k ‘We’re Here to Help’ campaign

Go with Tourism has launched a new $40,000 campaign as it moves to solidify its new position supporting the industry’s employees in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic.


Skyline shutters Sentosa, starts redundancy process
22 Apr 2020   /

Skyline shutters Sentosa, starts redundancy process

The operator says it will begin the “difficult process” of restructuring this week.


Boult backs calls for extension of jobseeker benefit to migrants
22 Apr 2020   /

Boult backs calls for extension of jobseeker benefit to migrants

Queenstown Lakes District Mayor Jim Boult has backed calls to help migrants access the government’s jobseeker benefit during the Covid-19 outbreak.


Govt wage subsidy – which operators got the most?
20 Apr 2020   /

Govt wage subsidy – which operators got the most?

Payouts for the Government’s wage subsidy scheme neared $10bn by the end of last week as businesses from across the country seek support during the Covid-19 crisis.