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Spanish opportunity for employers as working holiday cap jumps to 2k
29 Jun 2022   /

Spanish opportunity for employers as working holiday cap jumps to 2k

The government has expanded its Working Holiday Visa programme with Spain, enabling more young people to come to the country and work for longer.


Air NZ ramps up international, hunts hard for staff
23 Jun 2022   /

Air NZ ramps up international, hunts hard for staff

Air NZ’s international services are ramping up but so are its staffing needs.


Tourism, hospo job ads rise 14% in May
15 Jun 2022   /

Tourism, hospo job ads rise 14% in May

Job advertisements for hospitality and tourism roles have jumped 14% month over month, according to May data from Seek NZ.


Filled jobs in accom, food services fall
13 Jun 2022   /

Filled jobs in accom, food services fall

The number of jobs filled in the accommodation and food services industry was down 1.1% between December 2021 and March 2022, with only 1,579 jobs filled, says Stats NZ.


Fair Pay Agreements will hurt tourism – TIA
8 Jun 2022   /

Fair Pay Agreements will hurt tourism – TIA

TIA raises concerns with the proposals, including using associations as one of the negotiating parties.


Tourism New Zealand redundancy payments jump
3 Jun 2022   /

Tourism New Zealand redundancy payments jump

The agency forks out for overseas closures and recent restructuring.


How to tackle tourism’s workforce challenges – tips from TRENZ
30 May 2022   /

How to tackle tourism’s workforce challenges – tips from TRENZ

The tourism industry is facing challenges in attracting staff, retaining employees, implementing technology, and how to engage with the new generation of students – which all require smart thinking and engagement in the post-Covid future.


Employer applications for new work visa open
24 May 2022  

Employer applications for new work visa open

Employers can now apply for accreditation in relation to the new Accredited Employer Work Visa (AEVW).


Tourism, hospo secure median wage exemption on migrant workers
11 May 2022   /

Tourism, hospo secure median wage exemption on migrant workers

The government has allowed those industries to pay a lower wage threshold of $25 per hour to migrant workers but only until April 2023.


Air NZ seeks 200 staff to manage surging travel demand
9 May 2022   /

Air NZ seeks 200 staff to manage surging travel demand

Air New Zealand is looking to recruit 200 additional staff in its contact centre to cope with an increase in travel demand.


Govt must do more to attract tourism workers – Nats
9 May 2022   /

Govt must do more to attract tourism workers – Nats

The government and Immigration Minister Kris Faafoi have put a “handbrake” on the tourism industry because of their failure to attract skilled workers from overseas, according to the National Party.


Unemployment stays at record low, wages on the rise
5 May 2022  

Unemployment stays at record low, wages on the rise

Unemployment has remained at a record low of 3.2% for the March 2022 quarter, according to Stats NZ’s latest employment figures.


Hospo sales, jobs continue to drop – Xero
29 Apr 2022   /

Hospo sales, jobs continue to drop – Xero

Hospitality sales in March 2022 dropped 6.6% and job growth fell 11% compared to the same month last year due to Covid-19 challenges, Xero’s Small Business Index for March 2022 found.


Funding enhances World Heritage bid, creates 50 jobs – govt
27 Apr 2022   /

Funding enhances World Heritage bid, creates 50 jobs – govt

Auckland’s bid to have its volcanic field recognised as a World Heritage site will get a boost from funding for Jobs for Nature initiatives, says the government.


NZ expands working holiday scheme with Singapore
20 Apr 2022   /

NZ expands working holiday scheme with Singapore

An extension of New Zealand’s Working Holiday Scheme for Singapore will enable up to 300 Singaporeans to travel to New Zealand from 5 May.


Departing Mayor Boult urges govt for “big picture” on worker shortages
14 Apr 2022   /

Departing Mayor Boult urges govt for “big picture” on worker shortages

Queenstown Lakes Mayor Jim Boult is calling on the government to give people the “big picture” on its efforts to fill worker shortages in tourism and other sectors.


Govt allows 275 experienced ski field workers in
13 Apr 2022   /

Govt allows 275 experienced ski field workers in

Employers will be required to pay at least the median wage of $27 an hour for the roles.


Accor to pay living wage
13 Apr 2022   /

Accor to pay living wage

Accor Hotels will pay at least the living wage of $22.75 per hour to all of its staff.


West Coast tourism, hospo needs a skills boost – report
11 Apr 2022   /

West Coast tourism, hospo needs a skills boost – report

Tourism and hospitality employment opportunities across the region can be improved, says a new report.


Hospo’s challenges can be fixed – report
8 Apr 2022   /

Hospo’s challenges can be fixed – report

Driving out poor employers, providing decent work, and changing the image of the industry are the major recommendations from research into NZ hospitality.


Can operators continue vaccine mandates? Covid Q&A with Lane Neave
7 Apr 2022   /

Can operators continue vaccine mandates? Covid Q&A with Lane Neave

Employers can decide themselves whether vaccine passes and mandates remain in place, says employment lawyer Fiona McMillan.


Watch: From guide to director, Tak Muru’s tourism career in a minute
1 Apr 2022   /

Watch: From guide to director, Tak Muru’s tourism career in a minute

From rafting guide to company director – discover Takurua’s career path, courtesy of Go with Tourism.


Border re-opening risks net outflow of Kiwis, exacerbating worker shortages – report
31 Mar 2022   /

Border re-opening risks net outflow of Kiwis, exacerbating worker shortages – report

The re-opening of New Zealand’s borders could make it harder for employers to fill critical worker shortages as Kiwis head overseas.


Govt updates workplace vaccination guidance
31 Mar 2022   /

Govt updates workplace vaccination guidance

The government has updated vaccination guidance for the workplace, ahead of vaccine mandates narrowing on 4 April.


National Park, Lake Taupō receive $500k restoration
25 Mar 2022  

National Park, Lake Taupō receive $500k restoration

Several locations in northern Tongariro National Park and the western shores of Lake Taupō will be restored as part of a Jobs for Nature project being undertaken by Ngāti Tūwharetoa hapū.


Rydges Auckland commits to living wage
18 Mar 2022   /

Rydges Auckland commits to living wage

Rydges Auckland has committed to paying the living wage of $22.75 permanently for all its hotel workers.


Eco-sanctuary secures $2m to help boost jobs, tourism
14 Mar 2022   /

Eco-sanctuary secures $2m to help boost jobs, tourism

The funding will provide an initial 14 jobs in an area hard-hit by the downturn in tourism.


Almost 70k resident visa applications submitted – INZ
11 Mar 2022   /

Almost 70k resident visa applications submitted – INZ

Nearly 70,000 2021 Resident Visa applications have been received since applications first opened on 1 December 2021.


MIQ hotel workers face 10% pay cut – union
8 Mar 2022   /

MIQ hotel workers face 10% pay cut – union

MIQ hotel workers are facing a pay cut of up to 10%, says Unite Union.


Feb job ads static – Seek NZ
4 Mar 2022   /

Feb job ads static – Seek NZ

The number of job adverts across the country in February remained static compared to the same month last year, says Seek New Zealand.


Record number of applicants for resident visas
2 Mar 2022   /

Record number of applicants for resident visas

A record number of applications have been received following phase 2 of the government’s one-off 2021 Resident Visa.


Jobs for Nature: Kiwi restoration project launches
2 Mar 2022   /

Jobs for Nature: Kiwi restoration project launches

The Southern Ruahine Kiwi Habitat Restoration Project has officially launched.


243 roles in $12m Jobs for Nature projects
15 Feb 2022   /

243 roles in $12m Jobs for Nature projects

The Government has allocated a further $12m to its Jobs for Nature programme, to be used for seven projects across the country.


KiwiRail workers approve pay deal
15 Feb 2022   /

KiwiRail workers approve pay deal

A new pay deal that increases hourly pay rates and allowances for workers at KiwiRail has been approved.


Business leaders oppose move to lift minimum wage
14 Feb 2022  

Business leaders oppose move to lift minimum wage

Hospitality NZ chief executive Julie White said businesses could not be in a worse position to pay higher wages after the government announced the minimum wage increase to $21.20 per hour from 1 April 2022.


Minimum wage rises to $21.20 on 1 April
11 Feb 2022  

Minimum wage rises to $21.20 on 1 April

The minimum wage is to be increased to $21.20 per hour from 1 April 2022.


New global MD for Corporate Traveller
8 Feb 2022   / /

New global MD for Corporate Traveller

Tom Walley is the new global managing director of Corporate Traveller, the SME specialist divisiom of Flight Centre Travel Group.


EMA gives thumbs down to income insurance proposal
3 Feb 2022  

EMA gives thumbs down to income insurance proposal

The Employers and Manufacturers Association will not support the government’s proposed Income Insurance Scheme as it is, saying it would result in a further tax on businesses.


Govt injects $3.5m in nature programmes
28 Jan 2022   /

Govt injects $3.5m in nature programmes

Otago’s Penguin Place and The Hokonui Rūnanga Catlins Biodiversity Project will receive combined funding of around $3.5m from the government.


Industry to govt: More clarity needed on migrant labour
27 Jan 2022   /

Industry to govt: More clarity needed on migrant labour

Tourism and hospitality organisations are urging the government to take a clearer stance on the issue of international labour as the industries eye preparations for a more open border.


Go with Tourism releases workforce action plan
10 Dec 2021   /

Go with Tourism releases workforce action plan

Go with Tourism has released the first of two plans that recommend actions the industry can take to improve and future-proof its workforce.


How to keep tourism workers during a hiring frenzy
9 Dec 2021  

How to keep tourism workers during a hiring frenzy

Creating security for workers, building a sense of belonging, celebrating success and ensuring social licence is part of the brand are key to retaining talent in the tourism industry.


KiwiRail strike off after new offer
8 Dec 2021   /

KiwiRail strike off after new offer

The Rail and Maritime Transport Union says strike notices on KiwiRail have been withdrawn.


Strikes could hit KiwiRail scenic services mid-December 
24 Nov 2021   /

Strikes could hit KiwiRail scenic services mid-December 

KiwiRail is facing strikes mid-December, just when the holiday season is set to gear up.


Workforce top priority for govt’s new tourism transformation plan
17 Nov 2021   /

Workforce top priority for govt’s new tourism transformation plan

Tourism minister Stuart Nash unveils the industry leaders who will develop the initiative.


Possible KiwiRail strike may disrupt tourism services
16 Nov 2021   /

Possible KiwiRail strike may disrupt tourism services

The operator’s scenic rail and Interislander services could be affected in the run-up to summer.


$1.8m Jobs for Nature funding to create 10 roles
15 Nov 2021   /

$1.8m Jobs for Nature funding to create 10 roles

Ten new jobs in Dannevirke will be created thanks to $1.78m Jobs for Nature funding.


Stats reveal scale of tourism sector shrinkage in first year of Covid
2 Nov 2021   /

Stats reveal scale of tourism sector shrinkage in first year of Covid

Tens of thousands of tourism workers were let go and hundreds of businesses closed in the first year of the pandemic, according to new data from Stats NZ.


Mandatory vaccination coming for hospo – what about tourism?
27 Oct 2021   /

Mandatory vaccination coming for hospo – what about tourism?

The govt’s move is not quite yet the go ahead some operators are waiting for to mandate.


$2.5m Jobs for Nature funding to help create 60 jobs
19 Oct 2021  

$2.5m Jobs for Nature funding to help create 60 jobs

Partnering to Plant Aotearoa will use $2.5m in Jobs for Nature funding for 53,000 hours of conservation work, creating up to 60 jobs across the country.