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More than 600 take up 3K to Christchurch jobs

More than 600 take up 3K to Christchurch jobs

Tuesday, 28 October 2014 4:57 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Social Development Minister Anne Tolley says the Government’s 3K to Christchurch scheme is a winner with 633 unemployed people taking up the offer.

Christchurch quake indicates need for workplace flexibility

Christchurch quake indicates need for workplace flexibility

Wednesday, 24 September 2014 10:19 a.m. by PRNews

Release: Victoria University of Wellington

Competition is heating up among Canterbury tradies

Competition is heating up among Canterbury tradies

Monday, 15 September 2014 9:42 a.m. by PRNews

Press Release: Builderscrack

Employment Charter will strengthen migrants rights

Employment Charter 'will strengthen migrants' rights

Monday, 1 September 2014 1:53 p.m. by PRNews

The charter has the support of the Union Network of Migrants (UNEMIG, a division of FIRST Union), the Engineers, Printers and Manufacturers Union (EPMU), and the Council of Trade Unions (CTU), as well as industry representatives.

Safety is front and centre for Christchurch rebuild

Safety is front and centre for Christchurch rebuild

Tuesday, 29 July 2014 2:01 p.m. by PRNews

Peters claims quake workers werent paid

Peters claims quake workers weren't paid

Thursday, 24 July 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Earthquake Services owner Bryan Staples told his staff not to file GST returns or pay PAYE tax, says New Zealand First MP Winston Peters

Migrant Workers - In response to Press article

Migrant Workers - In response to Press article

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 1:10 p.m. by PRNews

Release:

Exploitation And Slavery: Reality in Christchurch Rebuild?

Exploitation And Slavery: Reality in Christchurch Rebuild?

Friday, 18 July 2014 8:54 a.m. by PRNews Popular

Strong interest in 3K to Christchurch

Strong interest in 3K to Christchurch

Thursday, 10 July 2014 9:40 a.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

 Release: New Zealand Government

A Dispatch from the front line

A Dispatch from the front line

Friday, 4 July 2014 8:57 a.m. by SamFisher Featured Popular

This week I leave Southern Response after six months as Communication Manager. Since letting people know I've had questions from friends, acquaintances, media and a range of others on why, and what was wrong?  Southern Response weren’t overjoyed with me writing my thoughts here but stressed as an open organisation it was up to me.

Builders warn of looming skills shortage

Builders warn of looming skills shortage

Friday, 27 June 2014 9:42 a.m. by Media3News

Hundreds of builders are in Hamilton for the Certified Builders Conference and Expo.

Ceras level of comms staff under the spotlight

Cera's level of comms staff under the spotlight

Friday, 13 June 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (Cera) has the highest proportion of communications staff of any other Government department.

Broken CBD could turn off rebuild workers

'Broken CBD' could turn off rebuild workers

Tuesday, 27 May 2014 12:08 p.m. by MediaThePress

A big risk to Canterbury's economic growth is any crisis of confidence in the central Christchurch rebuild, Canterbury Development Corporation chief executive Tom Hooper says.

Christchurch City Council New Chief Executive Appointed

Christchurch City Council New Chief Executive Appointed

Friday, 9 May 2014 1:19 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

 

Beneficiaries Reaction

Beneficiaries Reaction

Thursday, 8 May 2014 7:52 p.m. by MediaCTV

Key announces $20M for apprentices, $3k jobless grant

Key announces $20M for apprentices, $3k jobless grant

Wednesday, 7 May 2014 2:10 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Article: BusinessDesk

Skilled professionals sought for construction careers

Skilled professionals sought for construction careers

Wednesday, 7 May 2014 1:02 p.m. by PRNews Featured Popular

Release: Leighs Construction Ltd

Ruth Dyson: Beneficiary policy

Ruth Dyson: Beneficiary policy

Wednesday, 7 May 2014 11:30 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Labour's Ruth Dywon tqalks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch in response to beneficiary policy from National's Paula Bennett

Paula Bennett: $3000 to Christchurch

Paula Bennett: $3000 to Christchurch

Wednesday, 7 May 2014 11:13 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Social Development Minister Paula Bennett talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about getting beneficiaries to Christchurch.

People will adapt to Christchurch - Bennett

People will 'adapt' to Christchurch - Bennett

Wednesday, 7 May 2014 9:56 a.m. by Media3News

Paula Bennett is defending the $3k to Christchurch scheme, claiming there are plenty of affordable places to live in the city.

Government to sign CBD office contracts

Government to sign CBD office contracts

Tuesday, 15 April 2014 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

Public servants could be back in central Christchurch by next spring, with the Government on the verge of signing deals for four new buildings.

Migrant rebuild workers face housing crisis

Migrant rebuild workers face housing crisis

Monday, 14 April 2014 11:15 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Christchurch businesses which are reliant on migrant workers are sounding the alarm about a shortage of accommodation for new recruits.

Countdown Ferrymead reopens

Countdown Ferrymead reopens

Thursday, 10 April 2014 1:41 p.m. by PRNews Featured Popular

Release: Countdown Supermarket

Key EQC role gone, two more created

Key EQC role gone, two more created

Thursday, 3 April 2014 8:57 a.m. by MediaStuff

One of the Earthquake Commission's (EQC) top officials is leaving the organisation after his position was "disestablished".

Christchurch IT salaries surge with recruitment specialists

Christchurch IT salaries surge with recruitment specialists

Wednesday, 2 April 2014 1:09 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Christchurch IT salaries surge with recruitment specialists

Christchurch Rebuild: Second wave of staff shortages

Christchurch Rebuild: Second wave of staff shortages

Tuesday, 25 March 2014 5:15 a.m. by MediaHerald

"It's not rocket science to know that we are short of tradespeople and construction professionals in Christchurch", says Randstad general manager Penni Hlaca.

Rebuild ripoffs nail migrants

Rebuild ripoffs nail migrants

Saturday, 22 March 2014 10:11 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Christchurch's labour inspectors are facing complaints regarding migrant exploitation and are gearing up to take a stronger role monitoring firms involved in the rebuild. But is the inspectorate up to the task? CECILE MEIER reports.

Alarm as builder folds

Alarm as builder folds

Saturday, 22 March 2014 1:08 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Police have been asked to investigate a company run by a smooth-talking young Aucklander that has gone bust leaving customers and contractors in the Christchurch rebuild in the lurch.

Southland District Council CEO appointed to key rebuild and recovery role at Christchurch City Council

Southland District Council CEO appointed to key rebuild and recovery role at Christchurch City Council

Tuesday, 18 March 2014 6:23 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Southland District Council Chief Executive David Adamson has been appointed as the Christchurch City Council's Director of Facilities and Infrastructure Rebuild.

Thank you.

Thank you.

Friday, 14 March 2014 4:20 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

Thank you.

Fulton Hogan appoints executive manager for Chch rebuild

Fulton Hogan appoints executive manager for Chch rebuild

Tuesday, 21 January 2014 7:44 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Leading civil and resources contractor Fulton Hogan has established a new strategic leadership role of Executive Manager - Christchurch Rebuild.

Workers rights key for rebuild

Workers' rights key for rebuild

Monday, 6 January 2014 2:26 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch needs to be vigilant against the exploitation of migrant workers as the region's rebuild ramps up, a workers' union says. 

Migrant rebuild workers being exploited, says union

Migrant rebuild workers being exploited, says union

Monday, 6 January 2014 8:08 a.m. by Media3News Popular

 

Chief resilience officer sought

Chief resilience officer sought

Friday, 20 December 2013 9:59 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Christchurch was selected this month as one of the 33 cities worldwide to join the 100 Rockefeller Foundation's 100 Resilient Cities Network.

Council appoints Chief Financial Officer

Council appoints Chief Financial Officer

Monday, 16 December 2013 2:08 p.m. by GovtCCC

Christchurch City Council has appointed Peter Gudsell to the new position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

Council structure changes finalised after feedback

Council structure changes finalised after feedback

Friday, 13 December 2013 1:45 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Proposed changes to Christchurch City Council’s organisation structure have been finalised with the aim of sharpening the focus on the city’s rebuild, developing relationships with key city partners and the community, and addressing financial challenges.

Cera jobs boost fits workload

Cera jobs boost 'fits workload'

Tuesday, 10 December 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (Cera) has defended a big spike in its staff numbers, saying the jobs reflect the state of the recovery.

Canterbury leads growth in residential building activity

Canterbury leads growth in residential building activity

Wednesday, 4 December 2013 2:50 p.m. by PRNews

Media Release: Statistics New Zealand

Appointment of General Manager Building Control and Rebuild

Appointment of General Manager Building Control and Rebuild

Tuesday, 3 December 2013 3:11 p.m. by GovtCCC Recommended Popular

Christchurch City Council has appointed Peter Sparrow to the new position of General Manager Building Control and Rebuild.

Warning skills crisis looms

Warning skills crisis looms

Tuesday, 3 December 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch is on the brink of a "massive skills crisis", with demand for trade roles in Canterbury expected to skyrocket over the next year, say recruiters and employers.

Job Opportunity: – Programme Facilitator and Coach, NGO Mental Health, 20 hours per week

Job Opportunity: – Programme Facilitator and Coach, NGO Mental Health, 20 hours per week

Tuesday, 26 November 2013 1:47 p.m. by AnxietySupport Popular

Recovery is a life skills programme that assists the recovery and well-being of people who experience anxiety and depression.

Changes signal focus on city rebuild

Changes signal focus on city rebuild

Sunday, 24 November 2013 11:41 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

A proposal to reorganise Christchurch City Council’s executive management structure aims to focus the organisation on the city rebuild, strengthen relationships with key partners and the community and ensure we have senior financial capability in place.

Over 1700 foreign workers given jobs on quake rebuild

Over 1700 foreign workers given jobs on quake rebuild

Friday, 15 November 2013 8:47 a.m. by MediaRNZ Popular

Independent Fisheries confirms closure of processing plant

Independent Fisheries confirms closure of processing plant

Friday, 8 November 2013 5:50 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Christchurch-based fishing company Independent Fisheries Ltd has confirmed today that it will be closing its processing facility at Woolston, in line with a proposal presented to staff in mid-October.

Women in trades - new initiatives at CPIT

Women in trades - new initiatives at CPIT

Thursday, 7 November 2013 9:49 a.m. by CPIT Popular

CPIT is encouraging more women to consider a career in trades, announcing new scholarships and adding a new Top Female Trades student award at the annual Trades Innovation Institute (TII) celebration of achievement in trades training night on 5 November. "I am pleased to announce our new package of Women in Trades scholarships that will help women to retrain for a career in trades," CPIT CE Kay Giles said. "Working closely with the Ministry of Women’s Affairs, we are develop ...

Architects needed for Chch rebuild

Architects needed for Chch rebuild

Tuesday, 22 October 2013 4:14 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Skilled and experienced Architects are needed in New Zealand as the commercial rebuild in Christchurch is expected to be in full swing in 6 to 12 months, says recruiting experts Hays Architecture in New Zealand.

Open visa call from migrant advocate

Open visa call from migrant advocate

Sunday, 6 October 2013 6:35 p.m. by MediaThePress

Migrant workers are not protected enough to be able to expose abuse from their employers, a migrant workers' advocate says.

Joint statement from Christchurch City Council and Tony Marryatt

Joint statement from Christchurch City Council and Tony Marryatt

Friday, 13 September 2013 11:12 a.m. by GovtCCC Recommended Popular

 

Offenders to start work on red zone houses

Offenders to start work on red zone houses

Tuesday, 10 September 2013 12:42 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Corrections Minister Anne Tolley and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith say there will be great benefits for the Canterbury rebuild, following the official opening of the Rolleston Working Prison Construction Yard by Prime Minister John Key.

Editorial: Christchurch rebuild needs more action

Editorial: Christchurch rebuild needs more action

Monday, 26 August 2013 5:30 a.m. by MediaHerald Popular

What exactly is the holdup in Christchurch? A year has passed since the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority drew up a plan for the rebuild of the city centre but nothing seems to be happening. One potential investor, the New Zealand Super Fund, has expressed its frustration. The fund's chief executive, Adrian Orr, told the last week it is keen to put money into Christchurch once they can assess what is proposed. But it was still not clear to him who has responsibility for the major ...

RebuildChristchurch.co.nz Partnering to Promote Job Vacancies

RebuildChristchurch.co.nz Partnering to Promote Job Vacancies

Tuesday, 6 August 2013 12:08 p.m. by RebuildChristchurch Featured Popular

 

Fletcher says no shortage of work in Christchurch

Fletcher says no shortage of work in Christchurch

Thursday, 18 July 2013 9:37 p.m. by MediaRNZ Popular

Chch Council to get Marryatt briefing

Chch Council to get Marryatt briefing

Thursday, 18 July 2013 5:16 a.m. by Media3News