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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
Wednesday, 15 July 2020 08:47

Alternative labour sources needed

Industries that depend on migrant labour – like many in NZ’s primary sector – will need to find alternatives, according to a new report.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 14 July 2020 13:05

Expo aims to attract workers

A careers expo running across the country hopes to cash in on the Government's new funding of primary sector jobs.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 14 July 2020 13:03

Are the workers there?

Despite the critical function the primary sector has to play in New Zealand’s economic recovery, it may not have the workforce available to carry this role out.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 14 July 2020 11:11

Pig sector joins the chorus

Pig farmers have joined a growing chorus in the primary sector calling on the Government to urgently review its migrant worker policies in the wake of Covid-19.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 14 July 2020 11:07

How to fill the gap?

The race is on to find sufficient qualified people to drive the array of agricultural machinery for this season’s harvest.

Published in General News

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