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Tuesday, 20 October 2020 09:55

Seasonal worker facility opened

A new state of the art accommodation facility for RSE or temporary overseas workers at a large Māori kiwifruit orchard in the Bay of Plenty has been opened by the Minister of Māori Development, Nanaia Mahuta.

Published in General News
Monday, 19 October 2020 12:59

Vintage update

Wine companies, large and small, are grappling with the potential shortage of a reliable labour force for vintage 2021, with borders closed to international workers.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 22 September 2020 13:08

New visa for 11,000 seasonal workers

Around 11,000 people whose working visas are set to expire over the 2020/21 season have been granted a new visa.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 15 September 2020 05:55

Migrant workers set to return

About 50 migrant dairy workers could potentially benefit from the Government’s border exception for work visa holders.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 09 September 2020 08:19

Building up the primary sector workforce

Tertiary Education Commission chief executive, Tim Fowler, once worked on a dairy farm as a teenager ‘townie’ and appreciates how accommodating his boss was at that time.

Published in Opinion
Thursday, 20 August 2020 06:55

Career off to a good start

Nineteen-year-old Ashlee Ennis is thrilled she has got a job on a dairy farm after recently completing three-weeks of GoDairy Farm Ready Training with DairyNZ.

Published in Management
Tuesday, 11 August 2020 10:12

Primary sector in recruitment mode

A major recruitment campaign is in full swing to get people displaced by job losses due to Covid-19 into roles in the primary sector.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 28 July 2020 12:25

Ag contractor training gearing up

Agricultural contractors are warning about a severe shortage of skilled machinery operators for the upcoming harvest season.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 22 July 2020 09:01

No place for Tom, Dick or Harry! – Editorial

OPINION: Migrants are a critical and valued part of dairying in New Zealand, filling skills shortages on farms when there aren’t enough local workers available.

Published in Opinion
Tuesday, 21 July 2020 08:55

The migrant workers dilemma

Dairy farmers want more Kiwi workers, but they also want relaxed immigration restrictions. So, what's the problem?

Published in General News
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