17 Jul '11, 8am

(TTR) S’porean in NZ comparing NZ Government with SG’s PAP

The quality of life here in New Zealand (NZ) is definitely much much better than that in Singapore. For your info, NZ minimum wage is $13 per hour. This would be the case if you’re working in McDonald’s, KFC, etc here in NZ. The salary of Kiwis who work as road workers, drivers is more than 10x of those bangla workers in SG. If you are a plumber or electrician, you can expect to earn much more here at $100,000 or more per year. We don’t have any cheap FTs here who will spoil the labour market like in SG’s as the NZ Government really looks after its people. NZ has a policy of Kiwi (citizen and PR) first when comes to employment. You can only employ FTs (not cheap FTs but talented ones who can contribute to NZ and who must have a good command of English) if you can’t find any locals here who can fit the job. The NZ Government here really looks after the people and is very ET...

Full article: http://www.temasekreview.com/2011/07/17/sporean-in-nz-com...

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