Kiwibank six-month financial announcement (Jul-Dec 2014)

Press Release – Kiwibank

Kiwibank Banking Group has declared a profit after tax of $71 million for the six months ended 31 December 2014, a 36% increase on the $52 million profit for the same period in 2013. Read more »

Colliers International opens new rural agency

Press Release – Colliers International

Colliers International has opened its second rural and agribusiness agency as it builds towards a goal of eight rural divisions around the country. Read more »

New CTO appointment signals step change for CodeBlue

Press Release – CodeBlue

Auckland, New Zealand. 23 February 2015. With year on year growth topping 20 percent, New Zealand IT services company CodeBlue is gearing up for a step change in managed services with the appointment of former Kaseya senior executive Ray Barber to the … Read more »


Press Release – Auckland Council

JobFest15 This Saturday, 21 February 2015, Auckland Council – in partnership with ATEED, the Southern Initiative, Ministry of Social Development, Auckland Transport, Manukau Institute of Technology and CareersNZ – is hosting JobFest15, a summit designed … Read more »

Zero Hour Myths exposed by Fast Food worker survey

Press Release – Unite Union

A major survey of fast food workers in New Zealand has exposed the reality of Zero Hour Contracts for workers and some of the myths used to justify them. Read more »

NZ Excellence in Sales Awards (NZESA) – nominations open

Press Release – NZ Institute of Sales

02nd February 2015 The New Zealand Institute of Sales announces the opening of nominations for the New Zealand Excellence in Sales Awards (NZESA). Read more »

English: Institute of Public Administration

Speech – New Zealand Government

This is my seventh opportunity to talk to this audience, which reflects both the stability of this Government and the opportunity provided by a clear election mandate to embed changes in public services. Read more »

Help for Queenstown’s labour shortage

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Temporary changes to immigration rules will further help Queenstown employers recruit much needed staff, Associate Tourism Minister Paula Bennett and Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse announced today. A new streamlined visa process means that from … Read more »

Kiwis prioritise Family over Physical, Financial wellbeing

Press Release – CIGNA

Cigna Life Insurance NZ announced today the New Zealand results of a major new survey monitoring and tracking motivations, perceptions and attitudes towards overall wellbeing amongst the public in New Zealand, Asia and the United Kingdom. Read more »

Kiwis Anxious Without Internet

Press Release – Canstar

Auckland 19 February 2015 – A new survey by Canstar Blue reveals that 41% of New Zealanders feel stressed when they dont have access to the internet. Read more »

Mayor welcomes ports agreement

Press Release – Auckland Council

Mayor welcomes ports agreement Mayor Len Brown is delighted that long-running negotiations to reach a collective agreement between the Ports of Auckland and the NZ Maritime Union have concluded. Having agreement is good for Auckland, good for the Ports … Read more »

Innovation Key to $3.1 Million Multi Project Funding

Press Release – Te Putahitanga o Te Waipounamu

The South Islands Whnau Ora commissioning body is about to announce $3.1 million in funding directed toward locally driven initiatives designed to support Maori innovation and achievement in the region. Read more »

Wendy’s accused of intimidating workers to stop striking

Press Release – Unite Union

Unite Union has accused the Wendy’s corporation of intimidating workers to stop striking. Workers have been pulled aside by managers to caution them against striking “or there would be consequences for their future at Wendy’s”. One union … Read more »

BusinessNZ tarnish this country’s reputation

Press Release – New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

As part of the global day of action in defence of workers right to strike, the CTU is calling on Business New Zealand to stop campaigning to undermine basic human rights when it represents New Zealand at the International Labour Organisation (ILO). Read more »

Skilled job vacancies up in January

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Skilled job vacancies advertised online increased by 0.7 per cent for the month of January, and were up 6.3 per cent in the past year to January, according to the latest Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employments Jobs Online report. Read more »

Capital Leads the Charge in Job Growth

Press Release – SEEK

New Zealands employment market has started 2015 strong with new job ads up 2.4% month on month nationally in January. Read more »

Canterbury clinical audiologist researching the ringing

Press Release – University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury clinical audiologist is investigating treatments and training approaches, to help improve management of hearing loss and tinnitus, which is a ringing in peoples ears. Read more »

Kiwifruit contractor penalised for no employment agreements

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

A Bay of Plenty Kiwifruit contractor has been penalised by the Employment Relations Authority for failing to provide two employees with written individual employment agreements and presenting fraudulent documents. Read more »

Maritime Union members ratify employment agreement

Press Release – Maritime New Zealand

Maritime Union members at the Ports of Auckland Limited have ratified a proposed agreement with their employer. Read more »

More NZ Post jobs lost – and moving overseas

Press Release – EPMU

More NZ Post jobs lost and moving overseas New Zealand Posts Lean Centres of Excellence proposal boils down to cutting their finance team to the bone and shipping the jobs off to the Philippines. The proposal, which was announced to staff … Read more »

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