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Published: 18 July, 2019

New Zealand Employment 2019

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Pay pump for new parents




From 1 July 2019, the maximum weekly rate of parental leave payments has increased from $564.38 per week to $585.80 per week before tax. The minimum rate for self-employed persons increases to $177.00 per week, which is equal to 10 hours of adult the minimum wage.

Government-funded paid parental leave is intended to support expectant and new parents during some of the first months of their babies’ lives.

Each year, the parental leave payment is adjusted to reflect the rise in the average wage.

Paid parental leave is currently 22 weeks and will increase to 26 weeks from 1 July 2020.

Amount of parental leave payment

Published: 18 July, 2019


Diploma in Business

Leadership Management


Enhance the leadership and management skills of managers and leaders to achieve their organisation’s strategic objectives.

This leadership and management programme is for leaders and managers with direct reports and strategic management responsibilities.

The programme has been developed specifically for those working in the health, mental health, aged support, disability, social services, youth work, cleaning and urban pest management sectors and will recognise current knowledge and skills that are required to contribute to the achievement of an organisation’s strategic objectives.

This programme leads to the New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 6) Leadership and Management.

The programme was developed in consultation with the sectors that Careerforce supports and reflects the skills, knowledge and competencies that the sector identified in addition to the core outcomes from the qualification

Careerforce A4 Promotional Flyer for L5 Health and Wellbeing Qual - (1.4 MB Adobe Acrobat PDF file) »

Careerforce A4 Promotional Flyer for L5L6 Business Qual - (1.5 MB Adobe Acrobat PDF file) »

Careerforce SCREEN Business Level 6 Programme Guide - (2.6 MB Adobe Acrobat PDF file) »

Published: 17 July, 2019

Tourism and Hospitality management (Level 5)

Nelson Marlborough, Institute of Technology

Nelson Marlborough, Institute of Technology (NMIT)



Nelson Marlborough, Institute of Technology (NMIT) is now offering Tourism and Hospitality management (Level 5).


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Published: 15 July, 2019

Principal Adviser Māori to Group General Manager Māori Mt Albert I Vacancy 33849



A new Plant & Food job - 33849 Principal Advisor Māori to Group General Manager Māori - Plant & Food Research (33849) has just become available.

Principal Advisor Māori to Group General Manager Māori

Mt Albert I Vacancy 33849

"Teenaa koutou, kua whakatuu he mahi hou i roto i Te Rangahau Ahumaara Kai.  Kei raro nei e taapiri ana.  Noo reira tono mai, kawea mai ngoo puukenga."

At Plant & Food Research we conduct research that adds value to fruit, vegetable, crop and food products. Our science and commercialisation supports the production of high quality produce and novel functional foods that earn a premium in international markets.

We're seeking an exceptional individual to provide leadership and guidance in implementing our Māori strategy. Reporting to the Group General Manager Māori, you'll provide advice and expertise as you work closely with other members of the Māori Team and the wider organisation leading strategic projects, undertaking high level analyses and developing thinking in a range of areas. Your strengths  in relationship management will see you co-ordinate and manage the provision of information and advice to develop proposals, grow relationships and secure projects and revenue.

You'll be degree qualified, preferably in science, social science, management, law or business together with at least ten years' experience working with Māori and/or the Crown and relevant sectors. Well-versed in relevant tikanga and mātauranga Māori, the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi and Te Reo me ona Tikanga, you'll have demonstrated your ability to build successful partnerships with Māori. Substantial experience involving analyses, internal consultation and engagement, and interaction with decision makers will be essential.

Use this below URL to apply for this job:āori-to-Group-General-Manager-Māori,33849.html

Please complete your application before 11:55 PM Wednesday 31 July.

If you have any queries or concerns don't hesitate to contact a member of the HR Team.

HR team

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