Employment Headlines

Otago/Southland kicks off ANZ Young Farmer Regionals

Press Release – ANZ Young Farmer Contest

Otago/Southland kicks off ANZ Young Farmer Contest Regional Finals FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 28-01-15 Read more »

Small Business Encouraged by Labour’s proposed support

Press Release – Small Business Voice

This morning in his state of the nation speech, Labour Leader, Andrew Little, promised to provide more support for small businesses. His comments have been praised by small business advocacy group Small Business Voice (SBV). Read more »

Reflections on Four Preventable National Epidemics

Column – Gary G. Kohls

A couple of days ago I received a letter from the mother of a post-adolescent daughter, expressing a common concern that millions of parents share. She wrote, in part, It seems to me that my daughter and her classmates have more depression and mood disorders … Read more »

Government Must Do Better on Social Housing

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

The Taxpayers’ Union is labelling today’s social housing announcements half-hearted and disappointing for taxpayers. Read more »

To Be Sure, He’s Fit for the Role

Press Release – Pead PR

Showcase appoints new operations manager You could call it the luck of the Irish but Ben Hartigan now has what many Kiwi beer fans would consider the best job in the world. In his new role as operations manager of craft beer for Auckland bars … Read more »

NZ privately owned businesses to have their say

Press Release – ANZ Bank

Social media, the environment and staff retention will be among the hot topics for this years ANZ Privately Owned Business Barometer survey, which kicks off this week. Read more »

New website, united front by possum product manufacturers

Press Release – New Zealand Fur Council

The New Zealand Fur Council today launched its website: www.furcouncil.org.nz . The website signifies a united front by manufactures of possum fur products in New Zealand. Read more »

Auckland Council CFO Appointment

Press Release – Auckland Council

Today Auckland Council CEO Stephen Town announced that Suzanne Tindal has been appointed as the new Chief Financial Officer. New Zealand-born Ms Tindal returned to New Zealand last year after working offshore for the past 12 years and is presently Director-Consulting … Read more »

International experts bring change

Press Release – Forest Industry Engineering Association

After a horror year for fatalities in 2013, New Zealands forest industry performed superbly in 2014, both in terms of safety and wood production. Credit has to go to the people on the forest floor who had a chance to get their voice heard through … Read more »

Good jobs, skilled jobs, well-paid jobs are the key

Press Release – EPMU

The EPMU welcomes Andrew Littles focus on creating real jobs for New Zealanders, as set out in his State of the Nation speech this morning. Despite all the promises of a rock star economy we know that there just arent enough skilled, well-paid … Read more »

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