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Labour shortage at 'crisis point'

Jacques Steenkamp
Fri, 14 May 2021

Since April 19, there were 68,223 arrivals from Australia while 54,891 people departed NZ to cross the Ditch.
Jacques Steenkamp
Fri, 14 May 2021
Hopes of a mass arrival of temporary workers from Australia have been dashed after less than 300 people applied for temporary work visas in the past month.The trans-Tasman bubble between New Zealand and Australia opened on April 19 which allowed tens of thousands of tourists to flock back and forth across the Ditch.However, concerns were raised before the start of the bubble about the lack of workers, especially in the tourism and hospitality industries, following the closure of the borders due to the pandemic stopping the flow of migrants to N...

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Not dead yet: Auckland's America's Cup dream
Pattrick Smellie | Fri, 24 Sep 2021

Reports of the death of Mark Dunphy's bid to keep The America's Cup in Auckland may prove premature, although events this week suggest CPR may be required.

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