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Tuesday, 08 March 2016 14:55

New plants, more jobs

Sixty new dairy process jobs were created when Fonterra opened four plants in the South Island recently.

Published in General News
Saturday, 24 October 2015 11:55

Jobs struggle to find takers

With the annual value of the New Zealand agricultural machinery industry put at a conservative $1.3 billion, and agriculture in general being the key driver of NZ’s GDP, you’d think it would be easy to recruit youngsters into the industry.

Published in Machinery & Products
Saturday, 08 August 2015 15:54

Are Kiwi jobless actually employable?

South Auckland unemployed people have been bused to Hawkes Bay to work in orchards as part of a pilot RSE (recognised seasonal employer) scheme for New Zealanders.

Published in General News
Saturday, 08 August 2015 15:36

Giving locals a chance

The horticulture industry has an obligation to involve New Zealanders because they are the seedbed for workers for the industry, Jerf van Beek told a HortNZ conference session.

Published in General News
Saturday, 08 August 2015 07:12

Paying your children for farm work has pitfalls

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
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