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Jobless rate falls below 5%, Labour looks for holes in data

UPDATED: Labour still finds negatives but its hard to argue with the data. With special feature audio.

Paul McBeth and Jason Walls
Wed, 02 Nov 2016

New Zealand's unemployment rate fell below 5% for the first time since December 2008 as employers took on more staff than expected, although that didn't spur wages to rise at a faster pace. The kiwi dollar rose on the figures.

The unemployment rate fell to 4.9% in the three months ended

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Paul McBeth and Jason Walls
Wed, 02 Nov 2016
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