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"Hong Kong, China - August 18, 2012: Air New Zealand Boeing 777-200ER leaving Hong Kong International Airport. Air New Zealand is a member of the Star Alliance."

Air New Zealand engineers call off Christmas strike

The strikes would have affected at least 120,000 travellers over the holiday period.

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It was announced Air NZ engineer strikes could be held over December 21, 22 and 23.

PM urges Air NZ dispute to reach resolution – 'No one wants to see this go ahead'

It was announced Air NZ engineer strikes could be held over December 21, 22 and 23.

Air NZ engineers' strike could affect 100,000 people - travel agent

Urgent talks between unions and the airline to try to avert industrial action over pay and conditions have entered their third day.

Air NZ strike four days before Christmas would be 'almost unprecedented' says travel agent

Urgent talks between the airline and unions are underway in a bid to stop the strike by the airline's engineers.

"Hong Kong, China - August 18, 2012: Air New Zealand Boeing 777-200ER leaving Hong Kong International Airport. Air New Zealand is a member of the Star Alliance."

Urgent talks begin between Air NZ and unions to try to avert engineers' strike

Aviation unions have said members will strike on December 21.

As Air New Zealand workers' strike looms, union says staff are 'under-appreciated and under attack'

More than 40,000 customers could have their flights cancelled four days out from Christmas.

ANZ Boeing 747 400 at Auckland Airport New Zealand. (Photo by: Education Images/UIG via Getty Images)

Thousands of flight cancellations possible with hundreds of Air NZ employees set to strike four days out from Christmas

Close to 42,000 people are booked to travel domestically and internationally on 21 December.

Christchurch's Hillmorton Hospital: 'It's a terrifying workplace' - former psychiatrist

One nurse was stabbed, one attacked with boiling water and another strangled.

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When asked about the possibility of industrial action NZEI President Lynda Stuart said "nothing’s off the table".

Strikes not ruled out as teachers reject Government's latest offer on pay and conditions

The latest strike fails to address the important issues of time and class size.

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That’s according to new research released today.

Female doctors struggling with significant work-life conflict, bias, bullying and burnout

"The culture and the system currently puts people under immense pressure."

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Te Karere met young tradie Melodie Katipa who is training to become a carpenter thanks to a trade scholarship.

The course making it easier for Māori women to become tradies - 'Girls do just as good as the boys'

Te Karere met young tradie Melodie Katipa who is training to become a carpenter.

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The likes of cleaners and orderlies will see their wages rise by up to 40 per cent over three years.

Some of NZ's lowest paid hospital workers getting big pay increases

Cleaners and orderlies will see their wages rise by up to 40 per cent over three years.

The Marlborough vineyard workers are also upset at Bill English's claims some of them are lazy and "drugged up".

Employers unable to fill vacancies in Marlborough

The survey of 55 Marlborough employers was conducted by Wine Marlborough and was spread across a dozen industries.

Kathmandu store in central Auckland (file picture).

Kathmandu drops question asking job applicants if they are on medication

The Kiwi outdoor equipment and clothing retail giant announced the move on its Twitter page today after it received criticism.

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The agreement with 20 DHBs will change the lives of people who keep hospitals healthy and safe,  E Tū Union’s Kirsty McCully tells Breakfast.

Some hospital staff to get pay rises of more than 40 per cent

An agreement between the country's 20 DHBs and E Tū Union has been described as "massive".

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Seven Sharp's Mike Thorpe went to the West Coast business to fill up.

Greymouth petrol station offering equal employment along with the essentials

"Probably about 50 per cent of our work force has some form of disability."

Teachers and principals will vote in the first week of Term 4 on whether to hold a national week of one-day strike actions in November.

Secondary teachers reject Government's latest pay offer, announce strike action

The PPTA rejected a previous offer from the Government in August.

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But rail link bosses are confident the project isn't at risk.

Contingency plans considered for Auckland's City Rail Link as financial woes cripple engineering firm

RCR Infrastructure won the bid last month to build the underground network for the project.

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Ashburton mayor Donna Favel talks to Breakfast about the kinds of jobs available.

Ashburton employers are struggling to find workers with 500 jobs available

In the small town, just 1.9 percent of residents don't have jobs.

500 job vacancies: Ashburton employers struggling to find workers

In Ashburton just 1.9 percent of residents don't have jobs.

Hawke's Bay apple growers' fear looming labour shortage

The region has record low unemployment and an industry that is planting a million new trees a year.

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British authorities are reviewing the records of up to 3000 employees following the exposure of Zholia Alemi.

Kiwi woman's fake psychiatry career uncovered by journo in three calls from UK to NZ

The woman worked for 23 years in the UK under a false University of Auckland qualification.

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Next generation of Kiwi engineers wanted as personnel shortage in industry looms

In 2014, only five per cent of New Zealand graduates were engineers.

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Food store chain Wishbone is accused of being “invasive” with its request from job applicants.

Auckland eatery comes under fire for asking job applicants if they are on medication

The Human Rights Commission says it’s illegal to discriminate on the basis of a disability, including mental health.

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With a lack of affordable housing, some businesses have started building their own staff accommodations.

Worker shortage looms as Queenstown braces for summer tourism onslaught

A lack of affordable housing has forced many workers to leave the region.

Group of graduate students holding their graduation hats.

Tradies in NZ earning more than graduates up to age 30, new study finds

"We'd like the mums and dads of NZ to know that getting an apprenticeship straight out of school is a really good option."

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