Kitted out in hi-vis, a hat and holding a big sign saying "job wanted" - this used to be Rihari Joseph's daily grind. Eight hours every day, Joseph could be spotted by Tauranga commuters parked up at a Bethlehem roundabout with his sign and always a big smile on his face. Before long, people were stopping and calling him with employment opportunities and he began setting unemployed people in his community up with work. Reporter Caroline Fleming caught up with him a month on to see how he was going.

The Bethlehem man who became a community icon for his