Problems outweigh perks for hospitality workers

During Alert Level 1, the Restaurant Association reported that the hospitality industry was struggling to recruit skilled labour and saw no increase... Read More

Te Puia launches ‘Kids Zone’ for school holidays

One of Rotorua's premier tourism attractions, Te Puia, is looking forward to sharing the beauty of nature and Māori culture with Kiwi kids these... Read More

Challenging winter season for Mt Ruapehu

COVID-19 Alert Level restrictions have contributed to a challenging winter season for Mt Ruapehu, like many other tourism businesses around the country. "Climate... Read More

National promises $4.5bn in tax cuts

National's promising a short-term package of tax cuts - worth more than $4.5 billion - to kick start the economy. Leader Judith Collins and finance... Read More

NZ officially in first recession in a decade

The New Zealand economy contracted a record 12.2 per cent in the three months ended June, leading to the first recession in a decade. Official numbers... Read More

Tourism providers share insights with students

Strengthening industry connections and enabling students to learn from the best has been a key driver of the Toi Ohomai tourism industry connect sessions. Rotorua’s... Read More

New East Coast marine facility

      Infrastructure Minister Shane Jones has today announced the Government is supporting the creation of new marine infrastructure... Read More

Caution urged when applying for jobs online

  Job seekers are being urged to be cautious when applying for new employment following a raft of online recruitment scams.   The organisation... Read More

WorkSafe to consider external legal advice

A workplace safety regulator is promising to get better legal advice about whether to prosecute in death cases. WorkSafe failed to act on a Coroner's... Read More

PGF investment in regional training

Up to 1800 people will have access to alternative pathways to work through a Government investment of $12.2 million in regional education and skills... Read More

Unions calling for safer sick leave

A petition signed by more than 10,000 individuals calling for safer sick leave has been presented to Parliament. A group of essential workers handed... Read More

BOP mates launch start-up to support tourism

Four friends in the Bay of Plenty have launched a start-up service in a bid to help New Zealand’s struggling tourism industry.  The service,... Read More

Baby food pouches discovered damaged

New Zealand Food Safety – NZFS -is advising parents to check baby food in squeezable pouches after some product was discovered with damaged packaging. About... Read More

Seasonal worker was family‘s ’right hand man‘

Five days before he was due to return home to his wife and daughter in Samoa, 36-year-old seasonal worker Vaetasi Selesele Asiata died in a vehicle crash... Read More

OfficeMax to close retail stores, go online-only

OfficeMax is shutting down all of its retail stores as it transitions to an online-only business. The office supply company sent an email to its customers... Read More