Whether it be feeding the calves after school or docking lambs, working on the family farm is a quintessential rural New Zealand right of passage for many kiwi kids.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 17 June 2015 11:35

Fonterra to wield the axe

Fonterra is set to cut hundreds of jobs from head office as it undergoes a major review of operations. 

Published in General News
Tuesday, 09 June 2015 12:56

Guide on employing migrants

New guides for migrant dairy workers and their employers have been re-released by the Government.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 26 May 2015 12:01

The full story

Union boss Helen Kelly has dairy farmers in her sights over pay rates and work conditions, naming and shaming a Taranaki cocky last week and going on Radio Live to lambast dairy farmers as poor employers.

Published in Milking It
Tuesday, 26 May 2015 11:06

Match housing costs to market

Farmers with employees living on their property should be charging them market rates to combat impressions that dairy workers were underpaid, says DairyNZ people team leader Jane Muir.

Published in General News
Saturday, 02 May 2015 06:30

Farming salaries holding firm

Federated Farmers and Rabobank’s 2015 employee remuneration report shows farm employee salaries are increasing, despite tough industry conditions.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 25 March 2015 10:52

Making dairy workplace better

The dairy industry is launching a new quality workplace accord in May.

Published in General News
Monday, 23 March 2015 15:50

Dairy industry launches workplace accord

A new dairy industry workplace accord will be launched in May as part of a range of industry actions aimed at helping farmers attract and retain skilled people to work on farms.

Published in General News
Thursday, 05 March 2015 11:47

Rural Contractors ask: What about us?

Rural Contractors New Zealand is questioning why recent changes to immigration rules do not take into account similar requests from the rural contracting sector.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 29 October 2014 08:56

Flexible approach to staffing pays off

DairyNZ faced pointed questions about the sector’s staff shortages at its annual meeting earlier this month, but the day after, on a field trip, the board and senior management heard one farm’s solution. 

Published in Management
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