Demand in the labour market remains steady.
ANZ Bank's monthly job ad index fell a seasonally adjusted 0.2 percent in April, with internet advertising falling slightly, but newspaper ads were up 5.5 percent.
Auckland is leading the charge, being the only main centre to grow.
Hawke's Bay is bucking the regional trend, but job ads are falling in Waikato.
ANZ senior economist Sharon Zollner said employment growth appeared to have flattened.