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FROM the off I’ll tell you I don’t like the term ‘‘migrant’’ — it just feels a bit ‘them and us’. Also, most of us migrated here from somewhere else, so there’s that. If you’ve lived here for a minute you’ll...

Baby bumped

Women being fired for getting pregnant is Queenstown's "dirty little secret", a local employment advocate claims. David Buckingham has worked on half-a-dozen cases over the last 12 months where, he says, on hearing a staff member's pregnant, bosses put the...
Resort bosses are in a full-blown slugfest for staff as the housing crunch continues to bite. Queenstown Chamber of Commerce's biennial labour and accommodation survey reveals a quarter of businesses expect to pay 50 per cent above the going-rate. And a...
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