Recession job-loss tally

 
Date reported
Organisation
Jobs lost
Region Source  
 
 
         
 
30 Sep 09
      NZ unemployed = 93,900  
             
 
14-Oct-08
Carter Holt Harvey
316
Waikato NZ Herald  
 
 
 
 
   
 
 
17 Nov 08
Kiwi Plastics
3
Wellington WSW  
 
20 Nov 08
Air New Zealand
200
Auckland, national NZ Herald
 
 
25 Nov 08
Quality Yarns
15
Otago ODT  
 
25 Nov 08
Ernslaw One
7
Otago ODT
 
 
Nov 08
used car yards
1,650*
national NZ Herald  
             
 
 
 
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Total November 2008
2191
   
 
 
 
 
 
     
 
9 Dec 08
TriTech, adjusting
25
Wellington Businesswire
 
 
18 Dec 08
Griffins
228
Wellington NZPA  
 
18 Dec 08
Mouton Noir
9
Canterbury Waikato Times
 
 
18 Dec 08
BioDiesel Oils
46
Waikato Waikato Times  
 
19 Dec 08
NZ Mushrooms
160
Waikato NZ Herald
 
 
20 Dec 08
AgResearch
9
Waikato RadioNZ  
 
20 Dec 08
ProForm Plastics
28
Waikato Waikato Times
 
 
20 Dec 08
Metso Minerals
25
Waikato Waikato Times  
 
20 Dec 08
Pearson Engineering
10
Waikato Waikato Times
 
 
20 Dec 08
Wizard Home Loans
80
Auckland, national NZPA  
 
29 Dec 08
Hill Top School
9
Auckland NZ Herald
 
 
29 Dec 08
H&J Smith
~3
Southland Southland Times  
 
Dec 08
Motor trades, car dealers
213*
National TV3 News  
 
Dec 08
used car yards
1,450*
national NZ Herald  
 
 
 
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Total December 2008
2,295
  NZ unemployed = 102,800  
             
 
13 Jan 09
Telecom (ferrit.co.nz)
37
Auckland NZ Herald  
 
8 Jan 09
Affco beef plant
( 100 )
Manawatu (seasonal, not recession) Manawatu Standard  
 
16 Jan 09
TriTech, in receivership
89
Wellington Dominion Post  
 
19 Jan 09
Johnston's Coachlines
11
Canterbury and Otago Southland Times  
 
21 Jan 09
Nelson Forests
30
Nelson Nelson Mail  
 
30 Jan 09
Stevensons
100
Auckland NZ Herald  
 
29 Jan 09
Agility
3
Auckland NBR  
 
30 Jan 09
Electrolux
??
New Zealand Stuff
 
 
30 Jan 09
Telecom call centres
250
New Zealand Stuff  
 
Jan 09
used car yards
1,650*
national NZ Herald  
             
 
 
 
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Total January 2009
2,070
     
             
 
5 Feb 09
Williams and Adams
120*
Wellington region Stuff  
 
21 Feb 09
Bank of New Zealand
15
National Stuff  
 
17 Feb 09
Izard Irwin
105
Auckland Stuff, NZ Herald  
 
20 Feb 09
TVNZ
?
National Stuff  
 
17 Feb 09
Qantas
?
National Stuff  
 
10 Feb 09
David Reid franchise
?
Wellington Dominion Post  
 
25 Feb 09
Genesis Marine
40
Auckland NZ Herald  
 
25 Feb 09
Kitchen House
62
Auckland NZ Herald  
 
25 Feb 09
used car yards
1,440*
National NZ Herald  
 
26 feb 09
Vodafone
30
Auckland, Wtgn, Christchurch NBR  
 
27 Feb 09
Liesurerite
70
Auckland, Christchurch NZ Herald  
 
27 Feb 09
ABN Amro
60
Auckland BusinessDay  
 
27 Feb 09
Various
30
Nelson Nelson Mail  
 
28 Feb 09
FMG Finance
12
Palmerston North Manawatu Standard  
 
28 Feb 09
Canterbury Castings
10
Timaru Timaru Herald  
 
28 Feb 09
Bellwood Motorhomes
?
Timaru Timaru Herald  
 
21 Feb 09
BNZ
15
Auckland Stuff  
 
 
 
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Total February 2009
2,009
* = "10,000 over the past 6 months"    
 
 
 
 
     
 
2 Mar 09
GE Money
40
National Stuff  
 
2 Mar 09
Sealord
130
Nelson, national Stuff, BusinessDay  
 
3 Mar 09
UBS ?
15
Auckland Stuff  
 
3 Mar 09
New Zealand Aluminium Smelters
?
Invercargill Southland Times  
 
3 Mar 09
CWF Hamilton
29
Christchurch BusinessDay  
 
4 Mar 09
Pacific Brands
98
Palmertson North, Christchurch NZ Herald  
 
4 Mar 09
Juken New Zealand
64
Wairarapa Wairarapa News  
 
4 Mar 09
Transfield
~40
Hamilton Waikato Times  
 
4 Mar 09
Gunns Veneers
20
Christchurch The Press  
 
5 Mar 09
Nelson Pine
60
Nelson BusinessDay  
 
5 Mar 09
Tertiary Education Commission
76
Wellington BusinessDay  
 
6 Mar 09
McRaeway Homes
5
Timaru Timaru Herald  
 
7 Mar 09
Clifton wool scour
52
Invercargill Southland Times  
 
9 Mar 09
tbc
40
Auckland direct  
 
10 Mar 09
Blue Mountain Lumber
65
Southland Southland Times  
 
10 Mar 09
Environment ministry
86
Wellington Dominion Post, TVNZ  
 
10 Mar 09
Ministry of Social Development
500
Wellington, national TVNZ  
 
11 Mar 09
Temuka Homeware
12
Temuka Timaru Herald  
 
11 Mar 09
General Cable
35
Christchurch Nelson Mail  
 
13 Mar 09
SuperFurn
10
Auckland NBR  
 
15 Mar 09
Mintshot
15
Auckland Sunday Start Times  
 
16 Mar 09
TVNZ
90
National Stuff, NZ Herald  
 
16 Mar 09
Prime News
?
Auckland NZ Herald  
 
16 Mar 09
Small Bore Tappers
5
Invercargill Southland Times  
 
19 Mar 09
Stabicraft Marine
13
Invercargill NZ Herald  
 
19 Mar 09
PGG Wrightson Real Estate
5
Palmerston North Manawatu Standard  
 
19 Mar 09
Wine Bottlers Marlborough
11
Marlborough Marlborough Express  
 
19 Mar 09
NZ Aluminium Smelters, Tiwai Point
25
Invercargill Southland Times  
 
20 Mar 09
State Servives Commission
22
Wellington Dominion Post  
 
21 Mar 09
C Lund and Son
4
Timaru Timaru Herald  
 
17 Mar 09
Exotic Contracting
11
Omaha, Auckland Rodney Times  
 
23 Mar 09
Summit Wool Spinners
60
Oamaru NZ Herald/NZPA  
 
25 Mar 09
Solid Energy Rotowaro
50
Waikato Waikato Times  
 
25 Mar 09
Stevenson Mining
12
Waikato Waikato Times  
 
25 Mar 09
Modern Transport Engineers
10
Waikato Waikato Times  
 
25 Mar 09
Five Star Distribution
15
Waikato Waikato Times  
 
25 Mar 09
Ideal Buildings
8
Waikato Waikato Times  
 
25 Mar 09
Kings Cars
6
Waikato Waikato Times  
 
25 Mar 09
Waikato freight industry, various
125
Waikato Waikato Times  
 
26 Mar 09
NZ Transport Agency
50
Wellington, national NZ Herald  
 
26 Mar 09
NZ Qualifications Authority
19
Wellington, national NZ Herald  
 
 
 
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Total March 2009
1,933
  NZ unemployed = 128,800  
 
 
 
 
     
 
2 Apr 09
NZ Post
??
National BusinessDay  
 
2 Apr 09
Hamilton Airport
50
Waikato Waikato Times  
 
13 Apr 09
ANZ
30
Wellington Stuff Technology  
 
14 Apr 09
Snow Park
30
Wanaka The Press  
 
21 Apr 09
Fairfax Media
70
National NZ Herald  
 
22 Apr 09
IRD
250
Wellington, National Dominion Post  
 
22 Apr 09
Ports of Auckland
30
Auckland BusinessDay  
 
23 Apr 09
Fisher & Paykel
50
Auckland NZ Herald
 
 
24 Apr 09
Lakes Environmental
6
Queenstown Southland Times  
 
24 Apr 09
Justice Department
37
National Dominion Post
 
 
28 Apr 09
Solid Energy
12
West Coast NBR  
 
30 Apr 09
CI Munro
67
Hamilton NZ Herald  
 
30 Apr 09
Ministry of Fisheries
30
National Scoop  
 
 
 
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Total April 2009
662
     
 
 
 
 
   
 
 
1 May 09
Fairfax Sunday papers
10
Auckland NZ Herald  
 
2 May 09
Waikato University
13
Hamilton Waikato Times
 
 
2 May 09
Lakes Resort Pauanui
36
Coromandel NBR  
 
2 May 09
REINZ (estate agents)
~3,900
National Stuff  
 
5 May 09
Orcon
23
Auckland Stuff  
 
7 May 09
3media
13
Auckland NZ Herald  
 
7 May 09
Placemakers
8
Sth Canterbury Timaru Herald  
 
7 May 09
CEATrading (bars)
5
Christchurch Stuff  
 
10 May 09
APN
10
Auckland Stuff  
 
12 May 09
Mitre 10
35
Auckland NZ Herald  
 
12 May 09
Min of Social Development
~200
Wellington Stuff  
 
14 May 09
Dept of Labour
25
Wellington NBR  
 
14 May 09
TeleTech (call center)
144
Palmerston North Manawatu Standard  
 
14 May 09
AW Fraser
48
Canterbury Nelson Mail  
 
15 May 09
Bright Wood
60
Southland Stuff  
 
15 May 09
Cadbury
70
Dunedin Stuff  
 
19 May 09
Dymocks Lambton Quay
12
Wellington Dominion Post  
 
17 May 09
LWR
102
Christchurch Radio NZ
 
 
17 May 09
LWR
61
Wairarapa Radio NZ  
 
17 May 09
LWR
19
Pahiatua Radio NZ
 
 
17 May 09
LWR
4
Auckland Radio NZ  
 
27 May 09
ACC
70
Wellington NZ Herald
 
 
28 May 09
Resort Apparel
30
National Nelson Mail  
 
29 May 09
Air NZ domestic
80
National NZ Herald
 
 
 
 
 
     
 
 
 
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Total May 2009
4,884
     
 
 
 
 
   
 
 
3 Jun 09
Opus Intl Consultants
50
  NZX announcement  
 
3 Jun 09
Dymocks Queen Street
?
  NZ Herald
 
 
3 Jun 09
Dymocks Smales Farm
?
  NZ Herald  
 
3 Jun 09
Whitcoulls
?
  NZ Herald
 
 
5 Jun 09
Fletcher Building
41
Auckland NZX announcement  
 
10 Jun 09
Fielding Fibre Glass
27
Manawatu Manawatu Standard
 
 
9 Jun 09
Nelson Mail
4
Nelson NZ Herald  
 
4 Jun 09
Southland Times
12
Invercargill Southland Times
 
 
9 Jun 09
Mc Raeway Homes
5
Timaru Timaru Herald  
 
12 Jun 09
ANZ
238
National NBR
 
 
14 Jun 09
Thompson Engineering
4
Timaru Timaru Herald  
 
16 Jun 09
MSD - CYFS
~200
National NZ Herald
 
 
23 Jun 09
Chong Newztel
42
Auckland NBR  
 
23 Jun 09
"1,000 a week sign up for the dole"
[ 4,000 ]
National NZ Herald
 
 
23 Jun 09
JK Stevenson
9
Invercargill Southland Times  
 
24 Jun 09
Placemakers
30
Hamilton Waikato Times
 
 
26 Jun 09
Leisurebuilt
20
Hamilton Waikato Times  
 
26 Jun 09
Hamilton City Council
15
Hamilton Waikato Times
 
 
29 Jun 09
Mitre 10
8
Palmerston North Manawatu Standard  
 
29 Jun 09
The Linen Press
6
Nelson Nelson Mail (print edition only)
 
 
29 Jun 09
McCains
~23
Timaru Timaru Herald  
 
29 Jun 09
Line-7 - head office
110
Auckland NZ Herald
 
 
29 Jun 09
Line 7 - retail stores
?
National stuff.co.nz  
 
 
 
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Total June 2009
834
  NZ unemployed = 133,500  
           
 
 
3 Jul 09
SCA
88
Auckland NZ Herald  
 
7 Jul 09
Lion Breweries
24
Christchurch The Press
 
 
7 Jul 09
MAF
60
National (border security) stuff.co.nz  
 
10 Jul 09
NZ Post
384
National (over past 6 months) Radio NZ
 
 
28 Jul 09
Cedenco Foods
125
Gisborne Business Day  
 
28 Jul 09
WPI Prime Sawmill
65 45
Gisborne Gisborne Herald, TVNZ
 
 
28 Jul 09
Solid Energy, Stockton
50
West Coast Greymouth Star  
 
28 Jul 09
UofC Students Association
30
Christchurch The Press
 
 
31 Jul 09
Unilever
33
Lower Hutt Dominion Post  
 
31 Jul 09
Formway
50
Lower Hutt Dominion Post
 
 
31 Jul 09
Freightways courier divisions
40
National Dominion Post  
 
 
 
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Total July 2009
829
     
 
 
 
 
   
 
 
3 Aug 09
Anderson and Rooney Engineering
20
Timaru TVNZ  
 
7 Aug 09
AG Price
14
Thames Waikato Times
 
 
7 Aug 09
Provincial Freightlines
9
Thames Waikato Times  
 
7 Aug 09
CHH Kopu (actually May-09)
140
Kopu Waikato Times
 
 
9 Aug 09
Mediaworks
70
National NZ Herald  
 
11 Aug 09
Sicon
20
Timaru Timaru Herald
 
 
18 Aug 09
Transfield
154
National Stuff  
 
18 Aug 09
BG Contracting
9
Rangiora a reader
 
 
20 Aug 09
Southern Alps socks
7
Timaru Timaru Herald  
 
20 Aug 09
PrimePort
?
Timaru Timaru Herald
 
 
20 Aug 09
Port Taranaki
?
New Plymouth Taranaki Daily News  
 
 
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
     
 
 
 
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Total August 2009
443
     
 
 
 
 
   
 
             
 
21 Oct 09
Health sector
500
national NZ Herald
 
 
 
 
 
     
 
 
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
     
 
 
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
     
 
 
 
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Page total
18,699
     
 
 
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
     
 
A special thanks to Andy Hamilton for his research help in keeping this page updated.