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Accom, food services employment up 2.5%
8 Sep 2023   /

Accom, food services employment up 2.5%

Employment in the accommodation and food services sector in the June Quarter rose 2.5% compared to the previous, with 3,758 jobs filled, according to Stats NZ.


Hospo provider to pay $34k over employment breaches
6 Sep 2023  

Hospo provider to pay $34k over employment breaches

Christchurch hospitality and accommodation provider Springs Junction Café and Motor Inn has been fined $36,000 for breaching multiple employment standards during the 2020 Covid pandemic.


Accommodation, food jobs up in July
28 Aug 2023   /

Accommodation, food jobs up in July

Accommodation and food services jobs rose by 12,310 jobs in July 2023, up 8.4% on the same month last year, according to Stats NZ’s latest employment indicators figures.


Auckland Airport encourages women into ops, infrastructure roles
22 Aug 2023   /

Auckland Airport encourages women into ops, infrastructure roles

Auckland Airport is making efforts to attract more women into operations and infrastructure roles.


Median earnings from salary, wages rise 7.1% – Stats NZ
16 Aug 2023  

Median earnings from salary, wages rise 7.1% – Stats NZ

The median weekly earnings from wages and salaries has jumped 7.1% over the last year, rising to $1,273.


Gender pay gap reporting on cards for large businesses
14 Aug 2023  

Gender pay gap reporting on cards for large businesses

The government is moving ahead with plans to implement a pay gap reporting system for large organisations.


Go with Tourism ending due to lack of  funding
4 Aug 2023   /

Go with Tourism ending due to lack of funding

GwT is closing its training and education programmes after failing to secure funding to continue beyond October 2023.


Tourism employment recovers to pre-Covid levels – Stats NZ
3 Aug 2023   /

Tourism employment recovers to pre-Covid levels – Stats NZ

Employment in tourism-related industries tops 275k, comprising nearly 10% of the workforce.


June job growth led by accom, food services – Stats NZ
1 Aug 2023  

June job growth led by accom, food services – Stats NZ

Accommodation and food services led job growth in June 2023, according to Stats NZ.


UK Working Holiday Visa extended to 3 years
4 Jul 2023   /

UK Working Holiday Visa extended to 3 years

Working holidaymakers from the UK are now able to stay in New Zealand for up to three years, benefiting employers and around 3,000 visa holders in the country.


Accom, food services employment rises in May
30 Jun 2023  

Accom, food services employment rises in May

Employment in the accommodation and food services industry continues to climb with 15,152 jobs filled in May.


NZ in “skills recession” – Hays
26 Jun 2023   /

NZ in “skills recession” – Hays

Workforce and recruitment firm Hays has declared a skills recession as the impact of worker shortages continue to impact businesses.


AEWV to be extended to five years
23 Jun 2023   /

AEWV to be extended to five years

The government is adjusting the duration of the Accredited Employer Work Visa from three years to five years from November.


Hospitality NZ applies to be bargaining agent for industry of 120k workers
21 Jun 2023   /

Hospitality NZ applies to be bargaining agent for industry of 120k workers

Hospitality New Zealand has applied to become the bargaining agent for hospitality employers, which would see it enter negotiations on an industry pay arrangement under the Fair Pay Agreements Act.


Border reopenings easing NZ labour shortages – NZIER
31 May 2023   /

Border reopenings easing NZ labour shortages – NZIER

Border reopenings around the world are helping to ease labour shortages in New Zealand, according to a report.


Can NZ tourism share its workers? The govt wants to find out
30 May 2023  

Can NZ tourism share its workers? The govt wants to find out

Can more employee sharing enhance New Zealand’s tourism workforce?


Filled hospo jobs up 12%
30 May 2023   /

Filled hospo jobs up 12%

The number of filled jobs in accommodation and food services rose by 17,138 in April 2023, up 12.2% on the same month last year.


Changes for Partner of a Worker Work Visas
30 May 2023   /

Changes for Partner of a Worker Work Visas

Businesses that wish to hire people on Partner of a Worker Work Visas will need to be accredited employers and pay at least the minimum wage, under changes that come into effect from tomorrow.


…with $18m for workforce plan to support industry accelerator, tourism tech expo, innovation
29 May 2023   /

…with $18m for workforce plan to support industry accelerator, tourism tech expo, innovation

An accelerator programme, a tech expo, and industry workshops to foster innovation will be among the initiatives funded from $18.22m provided to tourism in Budget 2023.


Queenstown hospo labour market improves
29 May 2023  

Queenstown hospo labour market improves

More than 1,000 hospitality jobs have been filled in Queenstown’s labour market over the last year.


Tātaki Auckland Unlimited to cut 200 jobs
24 May 2023   /

Tātaki Auckland Unlimited to cut 200 jobs

Auckland Council is cutting about 500 jobs with 200 to go from Tātaki Auckland Unlimited.


PM: Upgraded WHV will help tourism, hospo from July
5 May 2023   /

PM: Upgraded WHV will help tourism, hospo from July

Prime Minister Chris Hipkins says New Zealand’s upgraded working holiday agreement with the UK will help support tourism and hospitality.


Unemployment stable, wage inflation up
4 May 2023   /

Unemployment stable, wage inflation up

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 3.4% in the March 2023 quarter, unchanged from the last quarter, according to figures released by Stats NZ.


Accom, food services jobs rise 13%
28 Apr 2023   /

Accom, food services jobs rise 13%

The number of filled jobs in the accommodation and food services sector reached 18,101 in March 2023, up 12.9% on the same month last year, according to Stats NZ.


GO Rentals boosts support for staff mental health
28 Apr 2023   /

GO Rentals boosts support for staff mental health

GO Rentals is offering its staff health checks to help support their mental wellbeing.


“Positive” step for ferry, bus operators as transport agreement finalised
27 Apr 2023   /

“Positive” step for ferry, bus operators as transport agreement finalised

The new rules boost the residence pathway for skippers, deckhands and bus drivers coming to work under the AEWV.


West Coast tourism staff shortages ease
13 Apr 2023  

West Coast tourism staff shortages ease

Tourism and hospitality staff shortages appear to be easing on the West Coast, according to Te Tai o Poutini West Coast Regional Skills Leadership Group.


Fullers360: Govt move on migrant maritime workers will address critical labour shortage
12 Apr 2023   /

Fullers360: Govt move on migrant maritime workers will address critical labour shortage

Fullers360 has welcomed the government’s move to improve residency pathways for skippers and deck hands under the transport sector agreement.


Thousands of workers eligible under new working holiday rules – govt
5 Apr 2023  

Thousands of workers eligible under new working holiday rules – govt

The changes have been made to help address casual workforce shortages in tourism and hospitality.


Living wage rising to $26
3 Apr 2023  

Living wage rising to $26

New Zealand’s recommend living wage will rise to $26 per hour in September, a 9.9% increase on the 2022/23 wage of $23.65.


Air NZ lifts entry wage to $30 per hour to attract 400 workers
29 Mar 2023   /

Air NZ lifts entry wage to $30 per hour to attract 400 workers

Air New Zealand says it has increased its entry wage to $30 per hour to help attract around 400 workers to rebuild its airport teams across the country.


Workplace flexibility gaining ground in battle for staff – Stats NZ
24 Mar 2023   /

Workplace flexibility gaining ground in battle for staff – Stats NZ

New Zealand employees are seeking more flexibility in their hours and location of work, according to a survey from Stats NZ.


Wanted: Aspiring tourism, hospo leaders
14 Mar 2023   /

Wanted: Aspiring tourism, hospo leaders

Go with Tourism is seeking ambitious workers to step up and shape their careers in a new leadership coaching competition.


Earlier working holiday boost with up to 15k Brits eligible for upgraded visa
10 Mar 2023   /

Earlier working holiday boost with up to 15k Brits eligible for upgraded visa

Three new working holiday visas between the United Kingdom and New Zealand will come into force by 1 July this year.


Tourism workforce plan – what about funding, implementation?
2 Mar 2023  

Tourism workforce plan – what about funding, implementation?

Tourism Minister Peeni Henare and the Better Work plan leaders on the crucial issue of funding.


Workforce plan fails to address staff shortages – Nats
2 Mar 2023   /

Workforce plan fails to address staff shortages – Nats

The National Party has criticised the Better Work Action Plan for failing to address the staff shortages being suffered across the tourism sector.


Tourism, hospo must improve working conditions to retain staff – study
2 Mar 2023   /

Tourism, hospo must improve working conditions to retain staff – study

Stress, insufficient pay, poor work-life balance and a lack of better opportunities contribute to staff churn rates.


Henare backs Better Work plan to make tourism “a job of choice”
1 Mar 2023   /

Henare backs Better Work plan to make tourism “a job of choice”

The tourism minister says it will address ongoing challenges in the workforce and create a new standard for employment.


Air NZ bolsters employee benefits
24 Feb 2023   /

Air NZ bolsters employee benefits

Air New Zealand is increasing its parental leave benefits for employees at the airline.


“More pressure” – industry groups weigh in on 7.2% min wage increase
9 Feb 2023  

“More pressure” – industry groups weigh in on 7.2% min wage increase

The government’s latest increase to the minimum wage has met a mixed reception from industry groups, whose members are already grappling with rising costs.


GwT launches ‘Business Heroes’ campaign, showcasing great tourism employers
2 Feb 2023   /

GwT launches ‘Business Heroes’ campaign, showcasing great tourism employers

Go with Tourism has launched a new campaign showcasing tourism businesses and employers providing staff with a great working environment.


Unemployment ticks up to 3.4%
2 Feb 2023  

Unemployment ticks up to 3.4%

The unemployment rate rose ever slightly to 3.4% in the December quarter, according to the latest figures from Stats NZ.


Tourism, hospo salaries jump as demand for staff remains high
17 Jan 2023   /

Tourism, hospo salaries jump as demand for staff remains high

Salaries in the hospitality and tourism sector have risen 9% year-on-year, according to new data from Trade Me Jobs.


Mixed reception to new immigration settings with hospo left fuming
13 Dec 2022   /

Mixed reception to new immigration settings with hospo left fuming

Employer accreditations are extended and bus drivers get a boost but there’s little for hard-hit hospo.


Dire summer staffing shortage at 34k and counting…
9 Dec 2022  

Dire summer staffing shortage at 34k and counting…

The Restaurant Association, HCA, and Bus and Coach say their sectors need an estimated 33k workers to meet demand this summer.


…as Nats launch ‘Where are our workers this summer?’ petition
9 Dec 2022   /

…as Nats launch ‘Where are our workers this summer?’ petition

Labour’s inaction has left the tourism and hospitality sectors facing a critical shortage of workers and risks leaving struggling business poorer, McClay says.


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.