Telecom has revised its forecast earnings in coming years, compounding months of difficulties with both regulation and operation, and also announced a targeted reduction of 200 management jobs this year.
Some staff at the University of Otago College of Education are feeling "shell-shocked" by a review of college operations which aims to cut costs by $1.3 million and is likely to mean job losses.
Christchurch manufacturer General Cable is declining to confirm union reports it is to cut about 100 jobs as it sets out on an 18-month transformation process.
Up to 45 staff were made redundant yesterday at clothing manufacturer Algie Agencies in Dunedin after a potential buyer pulled out.
An internet-based tax refunds company is proposing to make 67 people redundant at its call centre in Oamaru.
Newstalk ZB is laying off staff in four of its offices around the country.
Port Otago is looking to lay off up to 12 more cargo handlers, and forced redundancies are likely.
The meat industry board Meat & Wool NZ says it plans to axe about a third of its Wellington head office jobs in the wake of farmer rejection of an industry-good levy on wool.
A Nelson hard shell mussell company will close its doors next week, with the loss of up to 75 jobs.
Miners fear that as many as 100 workers could lose their jobs at Solid Energy's Stockton Mine near Westport.
Solid Energy (SE) has confirmed 70 contract workers have lost their jobs at Buller's Stockton mine under the company's new alliance with Australian company Downer EDI.
Otago port workers are "disappointed" with their employer's announcement today that it may cut up to 35 jobs from its stevedore operation at Port Chalmers.
Contractor Transfield Services is proposing to make 154 staff redundant, saying it needed to adapt its telecommunications business to stay ahead of significant changes.
Another 42 workers were today made redundant in Christchurch from collapsed textile manufacturer Lane Walker Rudkin (LWR).
Seventy-one confectioners, supervisors and on-site tradespeople will leave Dunedin's Cadbury factory progressively during the next year, as the second phase of redundancies takes place.
The Green Island fellmongery was closed yesterday, with the loss of 60 jobs.
More than 100 West Coast jobs will go as a result of Solid Energy reducing its production by 20 percent at its Stockton open-cast mine.
The Government is ruling out a Labour Party call to consider paying unemployment benefits to laid off workers even if their partners are on high incomes.
Nineteen Otago workers were among the 237 redundancies made by New Zealand Post Group in the first half of this year.
Nearly 600 Ministry of Social Development (MSD) staff have been told their positions are being axed, chief executive Peter Hughes said today.