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Queenstown Lakes must accept “perpetually leaner workforce” – economist
23 Nov 2022   /

Queenstown Lakes must accept “perpetually leaner workforce” – economist

Businesses need to refocus investment on maintaining yield with fewer staff.


Accor rolls out ‘industry-leading’ gender affirmation policy
17 Nov 2022   /

Accor rolls out ‘industry-leading’ gender affirmation policy

Accor Pacific is expanding its diversity policy for employees with the introduction of what it calls an industry-leading gender transitioning policy.


More than 17k WHV travellers now in NZ, prep for “bumper” summer – govt
16 Nov 2022   /

More than 17k WHV travellers now in NZ, prep for “bumper” summer – govt

Nearly half of the 36,000 working holiday visa holders approved since March this year are now in the country, says the government.


Banks too slow to provide accounts for working holidaymakers – BYATA
8 Nov 2022   /

Banks too slow to provide accounts for working holidaymakers – BYATA

The Backpacker Youth Adventure Travel Association (BYATA) of New Zealand is asking major banks why they are preventing international working holidaymakers from receiving bank accounts.


Average hourly wages outpace inflation – Stats NZ
3 Nov 2022   /

Average hourly wages outpace inflation – Stats NZ

Average hourly wages have grown to $37.86 – a 7.4% increase during the September quarter and outpacing 7.2% inflation, according to Stats NZ.


Govt tweaks working holiday visas to help plug shortages as arrivals ramp up for summer
31 Oct 2022   /

Govt tweaks working holiday visas to help plug shortages as arrivals ramp up for summer

Thousands of working holidaymakers on their way to New Zealand will have more flexibility and extended entry rights to help plug labour shortages at Kiwi businesses.


Can you lead “through uncertainty and ambiguity”? Understand tourism? Then TNZ’s board wants you…
27 Oct 2022   /

Can you lead “through uncertainty and ambiguity”? Understand tourism? Then TNZ’s board wants you…

Tourism New Zealand is looking for a new chairperson to take on the leadership of the board and the crown entity.


Hospo job ads grow as demand for workers remains
26 Oct 2022   /

Hospo job ads grow as demand for workers remains

Online job advertisements for hospitality roles are growing faster than any other sector as demand for labour remains high.


Travel expense, visitors waiting for summer bigger hurdles than visa processing times – PM
18 Oct 2022   /

Travel expense, visitors waiting for summer bigger hurdles than visa processing times – PM

Visa processing times are not as much of a barrier to filling workforce shortages as encouraging visitors and working holidaymakers to actually embark on travel.


Fiordland suffering from severe worker shortages – Nats
18 Oct 2022   /

Fiordland suffering from severe worker shortages – Nats

Fiordland businesses are suffering at the hands of the government’s changes to the working holiday visa and skilled migrant categories, says National Party Southland MP Joseph Mooney.


Recruitment campaign seeks those ‘Cut out for the Coast’
12 Oct 2022   /

Recruitment campaign seeks those ‘Cut out for the Coast’

A West Coast recruitment campaign is seeking people Cut out for the Coast to fill jobs in the region.


Wage threshold increases will fuel inflation – BusinessNZ
10 Oct 2022   /

Wage threshold increases will fuel inflation – BusinessNZ

Wage increases for international workers will only fuel inflation, says BusinessNZ chief executive Kirk Hope.


Fullers360 short 60 staff for summer, warns of delays
7 Oct 2022   /

Fullers360 short 60 staff for summer, warns of delays

Auckland ferry operator Fullers360 says it is short 60 positions to run its optimal summer schedule.


Immigration changes coming for skilled chefs – Hospitality NZ
7 Oct 2022   /

Immigration changes coming for skilled chefs – Hospitality NZ

Hospitality New Zealand is anticipating a move to relax immigration requirements for skilled chefs wanting to come and work in the country.


Govt strengthens migrant worker protection
29 Sep 2022   /

Govt strengthens migrant worker protection

The government has introduced Worker Protection (Migrant and Other Employees) Bill to protect migrant workers from exploitation.


Govt: Around 30,500 WHV applications – 6,200 in NZ already
28 Sep 2022   /

Govt: Around 30,500 WHV applications – 6,200 in NZ already

The government says it has received around 30,500 working holiday visa applications in the past year.


Wellington Airport Job Fair offers 220+ roles
13 Sep 2022   /

Wellington Airport Job Fair offers 220+ roles

Wellington Airport will have more than 220 jobs on offer, including entry-level, highly-skilled and shiftwork positions at its job fair this month.


SkyCity, Unite Union stoush continues
12 Sep 2022   /

SkyCity, Unite Union stoush continues

Unite Union members took strike action against SkyCity Entertainment Group on Saturday in efforts to improve pay conditions for security, hotel housekeepers and cleaning staff at the company.


SkyCity strikes deal with E tū workers’ union
9 Sep 2022   /

SkyCity strikes deal with E tū workers’ union

SkyCity and worker’s union E tū have struck a collective pay deal that will see staff paid the living wage of $23.65 an hour after they have completed a year’s service.


Residence pathway for skilled migrants opens
6 Sep 2022   /

Residence pathway for skilled migrants opens

The government’s first residence category for highly-skilled workers has opened this week, with the launch of the Green List Straight to Residence pathway.


Living wage rises to $23.65 an hour
1 Sep 2022  

Living wage rises to $23.65 an hour

More than 350 accredited Living Wage Employers must now pay the new living wage of $23.65 an hour to directly employed staff and regular contractors.


Tourism could bear brunt of young worker brain drain – Infometrics
31 Aug 2022   /

Tourism could bear brunt of young worker brain drain – Infometrics

An “exodus of youth” employees could hit NZ’s tourism hotspots just as the peak season starts.


Tourism foundations focus of long-term transformation plan – MBIE…
30 Aug 2022   /

Tourism foundations focus of long-term transformation plan – MBIE…

The ITP does not set out to solve immediate challenges such as the current labour shortage.


Battle for labour heats up as Aus targets NZ tourism workers
24 Aug 2022   /

Battle for labour heats up as Aus targets NZ tourism workers

Kiwi tourists are not the only ones being lured across the ditch, with tourism and hospo staff sought to plug Australian labour gaps.


Tourism commends working holiday expansion as govt eases rules
22 Aug 2022   /

Tourism commends working holiday expansion as govt eases rules

The seasonal snow and adventure tourism agreement will provide access to migrant workers for $25 per hour, to be reviewed up annually.


Te Pae grows faster than expected, seeks more staff
19 Aug 2022   /

Te Pae grows faster than expected, seeks more staff

Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre says it is growing quicker than expected and is now looking for new staff ahead of schedule.


SkyCity holds open day to fill 500 vacancies
19 Aug 2022   /

SkyCity holds open day to fill 500 vacancies

SkyCity is hosting an employment open day in Auckland today as it looks to fill more than 500 vacancies across the business.


Wage earnings outstrip inflation – Stats NZ
18 Aug 2022  

Wage earnings outstrip inflation – Stats NZ

Median weekly earnings from wages and salaries have risen 8.8% in the year to June, now outstripping the effects of inflation which sits at 7.3%.


Workforce boost as 85k resident visas approved
17 Aug 2022   /

Workforce boost as 85k resident visas approved

More than 85,000 people have been approved for the 2021 Resident Visa, providing more certainty for businesses and skilled migrants.


Hilton Lake Taupo & MSD launch training programme
10 Aug 2022   /

Hilton Lake Taupo & MSD launch training programme

The Ministry of Social Development is partnering with Hilton Lake Taupo to address the chronic labour shortage plaguing hospitality and tourism.


Offer something “unique to NZ” – how operators can attract working holidaymakers
5 Aug 2022   /

Offer something “unique to NZ” – how operators can attract working holidaymakers

Employers looking to hire the visa holders need to appear as attractive as possible amid fierce competition.


SkyCity offers up to 6% pay rise
5 Aug 2022   /

SkyCity offers up to 6% pay rise

SkyCity has offered a pay rise of between 4% to 6% in its latest round of negotiations with Unite Union.


Govt urged to step up in ‘global war for talent’
4 Aug 2022   /

Govt urged to step up in ‘global war for talent’

Unemployment figures remain near record lows at 3.3%, and BusinessNZ chief executive Kirk Hope says there is not enough flexibility in the tight labour market to address skill shortages.


Border opening just one piece of tourism puzzle – chamber
2 Aug 2022   /

Border opening just one piece of tourism puzzle – chamber

The borders are open, but now New Zealand needs to remain competitive and attractive to tourists in a global market.


Auckland Airport’s big Jobs Fair
1 Aug 2022   /

Auckland Airport’s big Jobs Fair

Jobs, jobs, jobs at Auckland Airport’s Jobs Fair on Saturday, courtesy of TVNZ. 


Govt to introduce new migrant residence pathways
28 Jul 2022   /

Govt to introduce new migrant residence pathways

Three new residence pathways will be introduced over the 14 months to address shortages in highly skilled areas.


More training, seasonal worker alignment, wellbeing focus – regional workforce strategies
22 Jul 2022   /

More training, seasonal worker alignment, wellbeing focus – regional workforce strategies

Could sharing seasonal workers help regions cope with tourism and hospitality staff shortages?


South Westland Jobs for Nature secures funding boost
22 Jul 2022   /

South Westland Jobs for Nature secures funding boost

The South Westland Jobs For Nature programme has been extended for another year thanks to total funding of $3.78m from the Department of Conservation until June 2023.


Employee poaching, wage pressures creating wellbeing issues for Otago operators – report
21 Jul 2022   /

Employee poaching, wage pressures creating wellbeing issues for Otago operators – report

But the new workforce plan is positive about the future as the visitor economy recovers.


Auckland Airport employers seek more than 2k staff
20 Jul 2022   /

Auckland Airport employers seek more than 2k staff

The airport is holding a one-day hiring event to help around 30 organisations fill vacancies.


Staffing challenges drive Central NZ business confidence to 16-year low…
20 Jul 2022   /

Staffing challenges drive Central NZ business confidence to 16-year low…

Business confidence has dipped due to the pain of interest rates, finding skilled staff, and rising costs.


…while Canterbury’s tight labour market biggest business barrier
20 Jul 2022   /

…while Canterbury’s tight labour market biggest business barrier

The constrained labour market and lack of overseas workers are the biggest barrier to business, the Quarterly Canterbury Business Survey


Southern summer work programme to return
19 Jul 2022   /

Southern summer work programme to return

Great South’s Summer of Work initiative is returning for 2022 and it is seeking employers to join it.


Uncertainty clouds employment environment for operators
13 Jul 2022   /

Uncertainty clouds employment environment for operators

Shortages are impacting winter destinations and the volatile environment is making it hard to plan for summer.


Immigration woes send skilled staff packing
11 Jul 2022   /

Immigration woes send skilled staff packing

The government needs to fix immigration delays or risk losing skilled workers with longserving staff giving up on the wait, says a tourism operator.


Job market settles but salaries continue to climb – Trade Me
6 Jul 2022  

Job market settles but salaries continue to climb – Trade Me

The job market appears to be settling down after a turbulent two years but salaries continue to rise as businesses battle to attract staff.


Final stage of new work visa opens
5 Jul 2022   /

Final stage of new work visa opens

The final stage of the Accredited Employer Work Visa is now in effect, enabling migrants offshore to apply to work in New Zealand for an accredited employer.


UK working holiday visa extended
4 Jul 2022   /

UK working holiday visa extended

Changes to the working holiday scheme with the United Kingdom will enable UK citizens up to the age of 35 to work in New Zealand for three years.


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.