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Reported job losses

Posted in News

We are re-starting our tally of reported job losses.

Readers with data for this page should email us at news@interest.co.nz

You can find our earlier tally for the 2008/09 period here »

Date reported Organisation Jobs lost Region Source
      Employed at Dec-12 = 2,205,100
Jan-Feb 2013 Unemployed Dec-12 = 160,500
  Norske Skog 110 Kawerau TVNZ
  Summit Wool 192 Otago 3News
  Mainzeal 200 National NZ Herald
  Contact Energy 100 National Stuff
  NZ Post 100 Wellington Stuff
  ANZ 22 Auckland Stuff
  Geon 185 Akl, Wtgn Stuff
  Transpacific Industries >100 National RadioNZ
  Suzanne Grae ~100 National Stuff
         
    ----------    
Total February 2013 1,109    
         
Mar-13 Wairarapa DHB 14 Wairarapa NZ Herald
  Gen-i 120 Australia NZ Herald
  TAB 50 Auckland NZ Herald
  Telecom (no layoffs) <1,230 National Telecom
  DOC 72 National Stuff
  Park Road Post Production 12 Wellington Stuff
    --------    
Total March 2013 1,498 Employed at Mar-13 = 2,239,800
      Unemployed Mar-13 = 155,800
         
Apr-13 Queenstown Lakes Council 40 Queenstown ODT
  Sealed Air 112 Rotorua TVNZ
  DHBs, hospital kitchen outsourcing 1,300 National NZ Herald
  Human Rights Commission 10 Auckland NZ Herald
  SDHB ? ? Southland Stuff
  Presbyterrian Support Otago "100s" Dunedin ODT
  Gisborne District Council 22 Gisborne Gisborne Herald
    --------    
Total April 2013 1,584    
         
May-13 Fonterra Corporate 300 National Fonterra
  Solid Energy 105 Christchurch RadioLive
  Tait Communications 74 Christchurch Stuff
  Christchurch schools ? Christchurch Stuff
         
    -------    
Total May 2013 479    
         
Jun-13 HarperCollins ? Auckland Stuff
  Yellow (YellowPages) 35 National Stuff
  Safe Air 84 Blenheim Stuff
  Delta Utility Services (Dunedin) 40 Christchurch 3News
  Norman Ellison Carpets 6 Auckland NZX
  NZ Post 120 National NZ Herald
    -------    
Total June  2013 285 Employed at Jun-13 = 2,236,500
      Unemployed Jun-13 = 148,200
         
Jul-13 Renaissance (YooBee Apple stores) 15 National Stuff
  Solid Energy, Stockton Mine 15 Westport Stuff
  CSL Dannevirke 50 Dannevirke FirstUnion
  WINZ 35 National Stuff
    -------    
Total July 2013 115    
         
Aug-13 Holcim 130 Westport Stuff
  Hills Flooring 18 Auckland NZ Herald
  Metso 30 Matamata Stuff
  Solid Energy, Huntly East Mine 93 Huntly Stuff
  OceanaGold 15 Dunedin Stuff
  Air New Zealand 180 Auckland NZ Herald
    -------    
Total August 2013 466    
         
Sept-13 Bic 21 Auckland Stuff
  Fletcher Construction 37 Taranaki Stuff
  AgResearch (Invermay) 82 Taieri Plains Stuff
    -------    
Total September 2013 140 Employed at Sep-13 = 2,261,800
      Unemployed at Sep-13 = 148,300
         
Oct-13 Independent Fisheries 200 Christchurch NZ Herald
  Silver Fern Farms Fellmongery 86 Shannon Stuff
  Original California Burrito Company 100 NZ & Aust. NZ Herald
  Tachikawa Forest sawmill 120 Rotorua Stuff
    -------    
Total October 2013 506    
         
Nov-13 NZ Post (up to 2,000 over 5 years) ? Nationwide interest.co.nz
  Core Boatbuilders 19 Warkworth NZ Herald
  NextWindow 11 Auckland NBR
  JK Kids 70 Christchurch/NZ Stuff
  Unitec Design & Visual Arts 50 Auckland Stuff
    -------    
Total November 2013 150    
         
Dec-13        
  Unilever 58 Wellington Scoop
    ------    
Total December 2013 58 Employed at Dec-13 = 2,311,200
    ===== Unemployed at Dec-13 = 145,500
Total for 2013 ... 6,390  
         
Jan-14 Goodman Fielder 120 Hamilton First Union
  Oceana Gold 100 Otago NZ Herald
  Fitzroy Yachts 120 New Plymouth NZ Herald
    -------    
Total January 2014 340    
         
Feb-14 Bathurst Resources 19 Westport NZ Herald
  NZ Post 47 Petone Stuff
  Transpacific Industries 12 Hutt Valley First Union
  Huttons 125 Hamilton Stuff
    -------    
Total February 2014 203    
         
Mar-14 Cerebos Greggs 125 Auckland Stuff
  Alloy Yachts 70 New Plymouth NZ Herald
    -------    
Total March 2014 195 Employed at Mar-14 = 2,323,900
      Unemployed at Mar-14 = 154,000
         
Apr-14 Christchurch Yarns 85 Christchurch Stuff
  Nufarm 59 Auckland NZ Herald
  Southern Cross Forest Products 79 Balclutha Stuff
    -------    
Total April 2014 223    
         
May-14 University of Auckland 100 Auckland Stuff
    -------    
Total May 2014 100    
         
Jun-14 Solid Energy - Stockton Mine 187 Westport Stuff
  Postie Plus 64 National Stuff
  Thames Timber 70 Coromandel FIRST Union
    -------    
Total June 2014 321 Employed at Jun-14 = 2,319,900
      Unemployed at Jun-14  = 132,000
         
Jul-14 Bullet Freight Systems 200 Nationwide FIRST Union
  NZ Post 90 Hamilton Stuff
  Buckley Systems 36 Auckland Scoop
  Fonterra CANPAC 110 New Zealand Fonterra
    ------    
Total July 2014 326    
         
Aug-14 Kiwibank 80 Wellington Kiwibank
  Mountain Designs 70 New Zealand Stuff
  Infracon 200 Hawkes Bay Stuff
  Croxley 100 New Zealand Stuff
    ------    
Total August 2014 450    
         
Sep-14 ITL 20 New Plymouth Stuff
  Flock Hill Station 16 Canterbury Stuff
    ------    
Total September 2014 36 Employed at Sep-14 = 
      Unemployed at Sep-14  = 
         
Oct-14 Donaghys Industries 30 Dunedin Stuff
  Heinz-Wattie 100 New Zealand Stuff
  Tasman Insulation (Fletcher Building) 29 Christchurch NZX
  Wellpack 40 Wellington  
  State Insurance branches 70 Nationwide  
         
    ------    
Total October 2014 240    
         
         
    =====    
Interim total for 2014 ... 2,434    

Data on this page is 'actual', and not 'seasonally adjusted' or 'trend'.

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Hi, With rgards to Telecom as

Hi,
With rgards to Telecom as of 15th March, 250 Jobs are being made redundant. with Gen-i/Retail yet to be restructured.
Cheers