Tag Archives: Employment

Canterbury statistics – house prices, rents, employment, migration and others

The Department of Building and Housing releases regional, building, and housing market statistics (key indicators) on a regular basis. The numbers they report are often quite different from those that make the headlines. The May Canterbury Key Indicators are here, … Continue reading

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Department of Labour – Employer and Employee earthquake information updated.

The Department of Labour has updated it’s earthquake information for Christchurch businesses in light of what was learnt from the February 22nd earthquake. A wide range of information is covered in a question and answer format (here). The general categories … Continue reading

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Retraining for prisoners

The Minister of Corrections, Judith Collins, has announced a programme for retraining prisoners “… to help meet the demand for these skills in the Christchurch recovery.” The following is from the media release: “The second Christchurch earthquake has generated a huge demand … Continue reading

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CTU – information for workers

The CTU website has a page with information for Christchurch workers affected by the earthquake. Some of the information is specific to the period immediately after the 22nd of February, while the rest relates to now and the future. There are … Continue reading

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Canterbury Job Matcher

The government has a website for matching people’s skills with job vacancies. It is part of the government’s own careers website, but specifically for job seekers in Canterbury. The site has a hint of the “What colour is your parachute” book, written for those … Continue reading

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