Filled jobs fell in April, confidence survey points to more losses
By Rebecca Howard | Thu, 28 May 2020
A record number of people lost their jobs in April when much of the country was in lockdown and more job losses are expected, according to ANZ Bank’s latest business outlook survey. Filled jobs fel...
Light rail decision coming; Twyford won't discuss cost blowout
By Pattrick Smellie | Wed, 27 May 2020
Transport Minister Phil Twyford has confirmed a Cabinet decision on the Auckland light rail project will be made "shortly", countering a suggestion by New Zealand First leader Winston Peters yesterday...
Temporary $1.2b package set up for estimated 230k redundancies
By Rebecca Howard | Mon, 25 May 2020
The government will provide a new temporary payment for people who lose their jobs due to covid-19 and it is looking at a more permanent unemployment insurance scheme, Finance Minister Grant Robertson...