On a fine March morning, Nick Mills walks down a row at Rippon, tasting grapes a safe distance from his…
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With a lack of overseas workers, New Zealand’s pork sector is calling on the government for urgent action.
Federated Farmers is backing an industry and government partnership helping Kiwis towards a career on dairy farms.
Despite eagerness from out-of-work Kiwis, the ag contracting industry will still need to continue importing experienced, overseas workers for some time yet.
Labour constraints have put pressure on pruning this season, with experienced crews of Recognised Seasonal Employer workers shut out by border closures.
Hundreds of Pacific Islanders stranded in Central Otago during the Covid-19 lockdown may be facing a long wait until they can safely return home.
With thousands of migrant visas set to expire, National’s ag spokesperson David Bennett is urging the Government to act quickly to avoid a potential labour shortage for the calving season.
A training programme to help the kiwifruit industry provide employment opportunities for New Zealanders is receiving Government funding.