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Household Labour Force Survey release delayed

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 15:28:50 +1200 | Statistics New Zealand

Household Labour Force Survey (HLFS) data, which was due to be published on 3 August as part of the Labour Market Statistics: June 2016 quarter release, has been delayed for two weeks until 17 August, Statistics New Zealand said today.More >>

Statistics NZ delays June household labour force survey

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 14:20:20 +1200 | BusinessDesk

July 29 (BusinessDesk) - Statistics New Zealand will delay publishing the household labour force survey by two weeks to ensure the report meets standards after it modified the series this year. More >>

NZ construction workers juggling multiple job offers

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 12:43:32 +1200 | Hays

Experienced construction candidates remain in such high demand that they often receive multiple job offers, says recruiting experts Hays in New Zealand. More >>

Te Māngai Pāho CE moves from Broadcasting to Forestry

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 12:11:06 +1200 | Te Mangai Paho

John Bishara, Chief Executive of Te Māngai Pāho, is stepping down from his post at the Māori broadcasting funding agency after nearly twelve years in the role. In September Mr Bishara will return to Turangi where he will lead the Lake Taupō ...More >>

Kiwis driving work vehicles may have low skills

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:53:07 +1200 | Driveline Fleet Ltd

More than an estimated 70 per cent of New Zealand drivers who turn up for advanced driver training have average to poor driving skills – a statistic which could pose a problem for employers under new health and safety legislation.More >>

Ngāti Pahauwera Supporting Maori into Corrections Department

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:21:23 +1200 | Ngati Pahauwera

Ngāti Pāhauwera Development Trust have come out in support of the Corrections Department recruitment of Maori into careers within the department. The Trust is working with the Ministry of Social Development and the Department of Corrections to fill some ...More >>

Have your say on kiwifruit, pipfruit and potato insecticide

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:16:08 +1200 | Environmental Protection Authority

The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) is seeking your views on an application to import an insecticide, called Celsius, to control pests found in kiwifruit, pipfruit and potato crops. The applicant, Adria New Zealand Limited, is looking to import ...More >>

Generate KiwiSaver Scheme Investment Provider of Year

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:05:15 +1200 | Generate KiwiSaver

The Generate KiwiSaver Scheme has been awarded Investment Provider of the Year for the second year running. More >>

Fear of punishment resulting in only minimum compliance

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 10:56:29 +1200 | bware

One of New Zealand's most established providers of health and safety management software is warning that the emphasis on the punishment aspects of new workplace safety legislation won't make workplaces safer long term.More >>

International keynotes headline national Autism conference

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 13:58:15 +1200 | Autism NZ

Two world-renown autism researchers from the University of California are headlining Autism New Zealand’s strongest ever national conference at Wellington’s Shed 6 on August 19-20. More >>

Early progress for Auckland relocation grants

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 13:41:41 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Grants to help people in or waiting for social housing with the costs of moving from Auckland are off to a good start and are already making a difference, Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett says.More >>

England wastes no time overhauling executive team

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 12:40:56 +1200 | BusinessDesk

July 28 (BusinessDesk) - Genesis Energy chief executive Marc England, who took up the role in May, has announced an overhaul of his management team, with three executives departing and Chris Jewell confirmed as chief financial officer.More >>

Industry Guru Andrew Trickett joins D-Link ANZ

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 12:00:38 +1200 | D-Link

AUCKLAND, 28 July 2016: Australian tech industry veteran Andrew Trickett has joined D-Link to head up the company’s service provider business in Australia and New Zealand. The appointment comes as D-Link boosts its investment in products and services ...More >>

10,000 Kiwis in construction apprenticeships

Wed, 27 Jul 2016 16:50:21 +1200 | BCITO

10,000 Kiwis in construction apprenticeships A record number of Kiwis are deciding a career in the trades is the best way to build their future, with more New Zealanders in trade apprenticeships than ever before. For the first time in the organisation’s ...More >>

Marcus Pearson Appointed Country Head of Marsh New Zealand

Wed, 27 Jul 2016 14:57:21 +1200 | Marsh

Sydney, 27 July, 2016 – Marsh, a leading insurance broker and risk advisor, and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:MMC), announced today that it has appointed Marcus Pearson as Country Head of New Zealand, effective ...More >>

Unitary Plan a significant step-change to planning

Wed, 27 Jul 2016 14:36:27 +1200 | Make Lemonade

The proposed Auckland Unitary Plan recommendations released today introduces a significant step-change to planning in the Auckland region, the New Zealand Planning Institute’s (NZPI) Auckland planners say.More >>

A sustainable construction sector provides career certainty

Wed, 27 Jul 2016 13:22:52 +1200 | NZ Institute of Building

The New Zealand Institute of Building (NZIOB) has welcomed the release of the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment (MBIE) sponsored ‘National Construction Pipeline Report 2016’ saying that its forecasts largely dispel perceptions that the industry ...More >>

Colliers International excels at REINZ awards

Wed, 27 Jul 2016 11:49:26 +1200 | Colliers International

Colliers International won all three categories it entered in the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) Awards for Excellence last night. More >>

HLFS Estimated Working-age Population: June 2016 quarter

Wed, 27 Jul 2016 11:30:45 +1200 | Statistics New Zealand

This table provides the working-age population estimate of the usually resident, non-institutionalised, civilian population of New Zealand aged 15 years and over. This estimate is the benchmark figure for the number of people in the labour market ...More >>

Proud to be New Zealand’s Most Trusted again

Wed, 27 Jul 2016 11:01:12 +1200 | Harcourts

For the fourth consecutive year Harcourts has been voted New Zealand’s Most Trusted real estate brand. More >>

 

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