Latest Quarterly Labour Market Report released
29 November 2012
Quarterly Labour Market Report released
Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment has today
released the Quarterly Labour Market report for the
September quarter – showing the latest developments and
outlook for the labour market in New Zealand.
issue of the Quarterly Labour Market Report has special
features on permanent and long term migration to Australia
and on Canterbury.
The Quarterly Labour Market
Report also gives insights into employment trends by
industry and region, matching labour supply with demand, and
labour market participation broken down by age, gender and
The report is available at this link http://www.dol.govt.nz/publications/lmr/labour-market-report.asp
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Gordon Campbell: On Drone Strikes And Judith Collins‘ Last Stand
The news that a New Zealand citizen was killed last November in a US drone attack in Yemen brings the drones controversy closer to home.
To the US, drones are a legitimate response to the threat posed by the al Qaeda organisation and its franchisees... To the US, the drones carry the added advantage of not putting US troops at risk on the ground, and minimises the need for putting them in large numbers in bases in the countries concerned, always a politically sensitive point.
The counter-argument, well articulated by security analyst Paul Buchanan on RNZ this morning, is that this particular drone attack can be said to amount to an extra-judicial execution of a New Zealand citizen by one of our military allies, in circumstances where the person concerned posed no threat to New Zealand’s domestic security. More>>