Government jobs strategy needed

Press Release – New Zealand Council of Trade Unions Following on from two large-scale redundancies announced in the past two weeks, new analysis out today from the Reserve Bank shows increased migration is contributing to the reason so many people are out of work.

Gordon Campbell on the Aussie banks

Column – Gordon Campbell If the New Zealand economy was a tennis player, it would be Maria Sharapova a player reportedly reliant on artificial stimulants, and corporate endorsements. In similar vein, our economy is seemingly dependent on artificial boosts to activity …

Talking TPP – the road shows begin

Press Release – New Zealand Government The first roadshow on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) was held in Auckland today to an audience of around 300 people. Trade Minister Todd McClay says this is the first of 16 roadshows and hui throughout New Zealand.

Government working for Pacific people

Press Release – New Zealand Government Government working for Pacific people The number of Pacific people not in employment, education or training decreased last year, Pacific Peoples Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga says. Latest labour market figures show that for the year to December 2015, the rate …