Displaying items by tag: CORONAVIRUS

Wednesday, 08 September 2021 06:55

Connection issues for rural students

As many students continue their online learning amid Alert Level Three and Four lockdowns, it – again – highlights the issue of internet connectivity for those in rural areas.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 07 September 2021 11:55

Rural solutions for rural people

Local solutions using local people is the best way of ensuring people in rural areas are vaccinated against Covid-19, according to the chair of the Rural General Practitioners Network.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 07 September 2021 10:55

Farming sector urged to keep vigilant - MPI boss

Don't drop your guard - with the Delta variant you're dealing with a much more serious strain of Covid.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 07 September 2021 09:55

Vaccinations at meat plants

The penny seems to have dropped that the workforce which produces food for local and export markets are very much essential workers.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 07 September 2021 07:25

Migrant worker change!

The Government is looking at curbing our reliance on migrant workers as part of immigration service changes post-Covid.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 07 September 2021 06:55

Labour pains!

Overseas workers on their way to drive machinery and pick fruit could be affected by last week's decision to pause the release of MIQ rooms.

Published in General News
Friday, 03 September 2021 09:31

Bull sales going ahead

Beef and dairy bull sales across the North Island are able to continue thanks to an innovative hybrid auction platform released during the 2020 Covid lockdown.

Published in General News
Thursday, 02 September 2021 14:30

Wellness in Wine: Building a fale around RSE wellbeing

Covid-19 has shone a light on the Recognised Seasonal Employer scheme, with the extended stay of workers threatening their spiritual, physical and mental wellbeing.

Published in Industry
Wednesday, 01 September 2021 15:46

Applications for Wage Subsidy close Thursday

Applications for the initial Wage Subsidy scheme in the current Covid outbreak close on Thursday, with applications for the next fortnightly payment will beginning on Friday morning.

Published in General News

The Insurance Council of New Zealand (ICNZ) has confirmed that insurers are able to support customers despite the current Covid-19 alert level settings.

Published in General News