Annual Report for the year ended 30 June 2007: Working Better
Department of Labour
PO Box 3705
Phone: +64 4 915 4000
The Department's website provides extensive information about the Department and all its services. It provides regular updates on health and safety, employment relations, immigration and labour market information. It also covers initiatives such as workplace productivity, Work-life Balance, pay and employment equity, and our international services.
You can access Department publications and media releases, including documents such as the Statement of Intent and Annual Report. There is an A-Z of links to specific subjects and research, plus links to other Department of Labour sub-sites and related government websites.
Freephone: 0800 20 90 20
The Department of Labour can be contacted free from within New Zealand on 0800 20 90 20 for information on topics such as employment rights and obligations, workplace health and safety, contact details for union and employer organisations and a wide range of other services designed to help New Zealand workers and workplaces.
The Immigration New Zealand website presents information to potential visitors and migrants about New Zealand and its people - the way we live and work opportunities here.
Visitors and migrants can access forms, calculate skills, and apply online for certain visas and permits. Information is provided for people working in the immigration industry, employers seeking workers overseas, education providers for international students and community-based organisations offering support to migrants.
WorkSite/PaeMahi is a one-stop information portal on skills and work in New Zealand. It combines work-related resources and services from government and non-government organisations. WorkSite/PaeMahi has information about education and training, career planning, finding work, finding employees, and establishing and operating a business, as well as publications and other information about working in New Zealand.
This site provides practical information and resources to help people improve their workplace productivity. It explains what productivity is, and gives employers and employees ideas about how they can work in different and better ways to increase the value of what they produce.
This is an interactive website on the New Zealand Work-Life Balance project which is helping to shape further practical solutions to help people combine healthy, productive work with other aspects of life. The site has information on work-life balance, case studies, events, regular newsletters, and a channel to feed your ideas and views into the project.
The Future of Work programme aims to increase understanding of future trends in work and their implications for the workplace, workforce and employment opportunities in New Zealand. The website has information and new research on changing trends, a monthly newsletter and seeks online feedback.
On this site you will see a snapshot of activities contributing to decent work in New Zealand. These activities are carried out by the Department of Labour, other government agencies, the New Zealand Council of Trade Unions, and Business New Zealand. While these activities all have their own specific aims, they also contribute to decent work in New Zealand.