Job opportunities for disadvantaged New Zealand imperative

Job opportunities for disadvantaged New Zealand imperative

Wellington, August 28, 2020 The ongoing impact of Covid-19 on Kiwis’ wages revealed by the latest labour market survey are a grave concern. Labour market statistics for the June quarter revealed that median incomes falling for the first time since records began in 1998, with Kiwis’ take home pay down 7.6% to $652 a week. The income measure captures income…

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Ten steps help small businesses to face current challenges

Covid-19 and the subsequent lockdowns at various levels have affected the global economy and New Zealand is not immune to the adverse effects of the pandemic. The measures announced by the government have had some softening impact, but small business owners are among the worst hit and will continue to face tough challenges for a length of time. The following…

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Unity and discipline help Auckland fight Covid resurgence

Testing and social distancing should still be observed Celebrations for Indian Independence Day this year were unfortunately interrupted by the recent resurgence of Covid-19 and Auckland’s return to Level 3 Lockdown. As ever, I had been looking forward to attending events to mark this special occasion, and was disappointed that they were not possible this year. To all members of…

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