Employment

17th Feb 20, 1:11pm
BNZ economists caution that the hit to the NZ economy from our worsening Big Dry could be as bad as the impact from coronavirus and they say a recession is a 'very real risk'
BNZ economists caution that the hit to the NZ economy from our worsening Big Dry could be as bad as the impact from coronavirus and they say a recession is a 'very real risk'
17th Feb 20, 1:11pm
14th Feb 20, 10:00am
Council of Trade Unions' Andrea Black on how employed people can end up paying disproportionately more tax than others do on their incomes
Council of Trade Unions' Andrea Black on how employed people can end up paying disproportionately more tax than others do on their incomes
14th Feb 20, 10:00am
10th Feb 20, 2:37pm
Major bank economists are currently expecting a short, sharp, shock to economic growth in the first half of this year due to coronavirus - but they warn that the outlook is uncertain and unpredictable
Major bank economists are currently expecting a short, sharp, shock to economic growth in the first half of this year due to coronavirus - but they warn that the outlook is uncertain and unpredictable
10th Feb 20, 2:37pm
7th Feb 20, 10:00am
Kiwibank economist Mary Jo Vergara with a detailed crunch of some of the facts and figures and ongoing trends portraying the increasing role of women in the economy
Kiwibank economist Mary Jo Vergara with a detailed crunch of some of the facts and figures and ongoing trends portraying the increasing role of women in the economy
7th Feb 20, 10:00am
6th Feb 20, 9:08am
Reserve Bank universally expected to keep the Official Cash Rate unchanged at next week's review but will point to the uncertainties around coronavirus and how that might affect the New Zealand economy
Reserve Bank universally expected to keep the Official Cash Rate unchanged at next week's review but will point to the uncertainties around coronavirus and how that might affect the New Zealand economy
6th Feb 20, 9:08am
5th Feb 20, 11:06am
Statistics New Zealand says unemployment has fallen to 4.0% from 4.1%, while wages have risen by 2.6%, which is the most since 2009; RBNZ seen as putting interest rates on hold
Statistics New Zealand says unemployment has fallen to 4.0% from 4.1%, while wages have risen by 2.6%, which is the most since 2009; RBNZ seen as putting interest rates on hold
5th Feb 20, 11:06am
3rd Feb 20, 11:07am
With unemployment figures likely to be unchanged at 4.2% there's little pressure on the Reserve Bank to make changes when it next reviews the Official Cash Rate on February 12
With unemployment figures likely to be unchanged at 4.2% there's little pressure on the Reserve Bank to make changes when it next reviews the Official Cash Rate on February 12
3rd Feb 20, 11:07am
25th Nov 19, 5:13pm
John Mauldin compares and contrasts today with the 1930s and weighs up how a divided America may be able to move forward
John Mauldin compares and contrasts today with the 1930s and weighs up how a divided America may be able to move forward
25th Nov 19, 5:13pm
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6th Nov 19, 11:00am
September quarter labour market data unlikely to be a game-changer for the RBNZ. Unemployment rate increases to 4.2%, wages rise to 2.4%
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September quarter labour market data unlikely to be a game-changer for the RBNZ. Unemployment rate increases to 4.2%, wages rise to 2.4%
6th Nov 19, 11:00am
4th Nov 19, 4:07pm
Economists divided over whether the RBNZ will next week look through labour market data in the same way it did when it cut interest rates by 50 points in August off the back of a low unemployment reading
Economists divided over whether the RBNZ will next week look through labour market data in the same way it did when it cut interest rates by 50 points in August off the back of a low unemployment reading
4th Nov 19, 4:07pm
31st Oct 19, 2:57pm
US and Australian central banks might be hitting pause on interest rate cuts, and the NZ economy doesn't look that bad, so Westpac economists no longer believe the OCR will be cut in a fortnight
US and Australian central banks might be hitting pause on interest rate cuts, and the NZ economy doesn't look that bad, so Westpac economists no longer believe the OCR will be cut in a fortnight
31st Oct 19, 2:57pm
24th Oct 19, 1:04pm
David Norman assesses the risk of contagion from an international recession and says Auckland is in an exceptionally strong economic position and it and New Zealand as a whole have some buffers that will help
David Norman assesses the risk of contagion from an international recession and says Auckland is in an exceptionally strong economic position and it and New Zealand as a whole have some buffers that will help
24th Oct 19, 1:04pm
9th Oct 19, 3:29pm
International independent research firm Capital Economics says the risks are 'skewed' to the RBNZ making more cuts, possibly into negative interest rates - 'if the Government doesn't step up it's game soon'
International independent research firm Capital Economics says the risks are 'skewed' to the RBNZ making more cuts, possibly into negative interest rates - 'if the Government doesn't step up it's game soon'
9th Oct 19, 3:29pm
3rd Oct 19, 8:40am
Auckland Council CCO Panuku's annual report shows double digit increases in staffing levels and costs
Auckland Council CCO Panuku's annual report shows double digit increases in staffing levels and costs
3rd Oct 19, 8:40am
26th Sep 19, 12:47pm
Cap on foreign seasonal workers to be increased by over 3,000 to 16,000; new plan for regional workforce plans also announced
Cap on foreign seasonal workers to be increased by over 3,000 to 16,000; new plan for regional workforce plans also announced
26th Sep 19, 12:47pm
4th Sep 19, 7:34am
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When is being unemployed not unemployed? A true measure would show more teens are without jobs than people who have supposedly ‘retired’, writes former Treasury senior staffer Tony Burton
When is being unemployed not unemployed? A true measure would show more teens are without jobs than people who have supposedly ‘retired’, writes former Treasury senior staffer Tony Burton
4th Sep 19, 7:34am
29th Aug 19, 4:11pm
San Francisco Federal Reserve President Mary Daly on using monetary policy tools pre-emptively, running a hot economy, testing the limits of full employment and upping government spending
San Francisco Federal Reserve President Mary Daly on using monetary policy tools pre-emptively, running a hot economy, testing the limits of full employment and upping government spending
29th Aug 19, 4:11pm
19th Aug 19, 9:50am
RBNZ modelling finds the economy's response to OCR changes has been relatively stable over the last 12 years; It doesn't have reason to believe this will change looking ahead
RBNZ modelling finds the economy's response to OCR changes has been relatively stable over the last 12 years; It doesn't have reason to believe this will change looking ahead
19th Aug 19, 9:50am
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6th Aug 19, 10:54am
Unemployment rate much lower than expected by the Reserve Bank and economists in June quarter; Falls to 11-year low of 3.9%; Wages increase 0.7% off back of minimum wage hikes; Outlook remains gloomy
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Unemployment rate much lower than expected by the Reserve Bank and economists in June quarter; Falls to 11-year low of 3.9%; Wages increase 0.7% off back of minimum wage hikes; Outlook remains gloomy
6th Aug 19, 10:54am
6th Aug 19, 9:50am
ANZ chief economist Sharon Zollner now expects the Reserve Bank to cut interest rates three times before the end of 2019 to combat a global and domestic environment 'turning sour'
ANZ chief economist Sharon Zollner now expects the Reserve Bank to cut interest rates three times before the end of 2019 to combat a global and domestic environment 'turning sour'
6th Aug 19, 9:50am
5th Aug 19, 11:17am
Kiwibank economists are now predicting a 'terminal' Official Cash Rate by next year of 0.75%, but also put some possibility on the rate going to 0.5%
Kiwibank economists are now predicting a 'terminal' Official Cash Rate by next year of 0.75%, but also put some possibility on the rate going to 0.5%
5th Aug 19, 11:17am
4th Aug 19, 6:31am
Pressure on the Government to do its bit to stimulate the economy likely to increase, with the Reserve Bank expected to cut interest rates even lower
Pressure on the Government to do its bit to stimulate the economy likely to increase, with the Reserve Bank expected to cut interest rates even lower
4th Aug 19, 6:31am
22nd Jul 19, 2:05pm
John Mauldin of Mauldin Economics says in such bizarre times all bets are off, but the storm clouds are gathering and someone, potentially you, is likely to get hit
John Mauldin of Mauldin Economics says in such bizarre times all bets are off, but the storm clouds are gathering and someone, potentially you, is likely to get hit
22nd Jul 19, 2:05pm
13th Jun 19, 1:29pm
The National Party is proposing a new Primary Sector Visa for migrant labour, as well as an expansion of the existing seasonal work scheme and expansion of working holiday visas
The National Party is proposing a new Primary Sector Visa for migrant labour, as well as an expansion of the existing seasonal work scheme and expansion of working holiday visas
13th Jun 19, 1:29pm
8th May 19, 2:36pm
Immigration Minister Iain Lees-Galloway outlines immigration changes to address labour market skills shortages with focus on the regions and teachers
Immigration Minister Iain Lees-Galloway outlines immigration changes to address labour market skills shortages with focus on the regions and teachers
8th May 19, 2:36pm

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