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Legendary German jazz musician to tour NZ

Legendary German jazz musician to tour NZ

"He refined the modest Kraut rock into world class jazz rock" - Suddeutsche Zewitung

Legendary German jazz saxophonist and renowned composer Klaus Doldinger heads to New Zealand in April with his band Passport, performing concerts in Tauranga and Wellington.

Unemployment still too high - CTU

Unemployment still too high - CTU

While the small fall in unemployment from 6.6 to 6.3 percent is welcome, unemployment remains at a disturbing level, says CTU Economist Bill Rosenberg.

Report spotlights opportunities for green jobs

Report spotlights opportunities for green jobs

Healthy seas and coasts would pay healthy dividends in a green economy, according to a report released by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and partners that highlights the huge potential for economic growth and poverty eradication from well-managed marine sectors.

Pay packets up 5%

Pay packets up 5%

Salaries grew by over $3,000 in 2011, data released by SEEK New Zealand today has shown. The average national Kiwi pay packet increased 5% to $73,530 per annum across jobs advertised on www.seek.co.nz.

25,000 more jobs advertised in 2011

25,000 more jobs advertised in 2011

Job opportunities have grown by 10% over the last 12 months, with over 250,000 jobs advertised on New Zealand's largest job source, www.seek.co.nz, since November 2010.

Filled jobs up 1.2 percent

Filled jobs up 1.2 percent

The number of filled jobs held by wage and salary earners grew over the year to September 2011, Statistics New Zealand said today. The number of seasonally adjusted filled jobs in September 2011 increased by 1.2 percent, compared with September 2010.

Online tool to help young job seekers

Online tool to help young job seekers

Ever considered that playing computer games, doing volunteer work for a community charity or even feeding the neighbour's cat could help you get a job? If not, it's time to think again!

Online job vacancies fall

Online job vacancies fall

There are signs that employment will grow by the end of the year although there has been a recent drop.

Job market echoes seasonal trend

Job market echoes seasonal trend

The number of new jobs declined in October echoing the annual seasonal trend of labour market activity easing as year-end approaches. This dip is traditionally followed by a strong upswing in the New Year as employers look to fill positions that were held open throughout the holiday season.

National still failing on jobs

National still failing on jobs

Latest jobless figures show National is failing young people, women, M?ori and Pasifika particularly, but almost every category of Kiwi is suffering because of the Government's dismal record in creating jobs, says Labour's Employment and Youth Affairs spokesperson Jacinda Ardern.