The Minister for Social Housing Paula Bennett wants to resettle Auckland’s homeless to jobless towns like Huntly, Ngaruawahia, Lower Hutt and Palmerston North, says New Zealand First.
Updates filtered by: Unemployment
New Zealand First disputes the government’s claims that unemployment is down – when the number of young unemployed has risen.
A meeting today in Invercargill for the 130 workers stood down from Prime Range Meats, and for support groups, has been cancelled after the company said the plant would re-start, says New Zealand First.
Offering $300,000 to help fund Buller people into work is a sop from the government to obscure the fact they have no regional development plan, says New Zealand First.
Rt Hon Winston Peters
State of the Nation Speech
Orewa Rotary Club
2 Hibiscus Highway
7.30 pm, Tuesday, 26th January, 2016
Given the uncertainties and fragility in the New Zealand economy and the international economy, today’s Reserve Bank cut in the official cash rate comes as no surprise, says New Zealand First.
The serious building workers shortage in Auckland points the finger directly at the government’s ineptitude.
Conservation Minister Maggie Barry has described using Northland’s unemployed for environmental work ‘delusional,’ despite this being a related government policy.
A successful youth programme has been cut by the government despite evidence that proves its worth, says New Zealand First.
With nearly a quarter of young people without a job, the government is ignoring their plight at New Zealand’s peril, says New Zealand First.
Workers who lost their jobs today have a right to ask Prime Minister John Key where and when he will find new jobs for them, says New Zealand First.
New Zealand First says many New Zealanders have lost confidence in the Government’s ability to create an economy that will lead to job creation, secure housing and accessible education.