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Tuesday, 24 September 2019 12:55

Work visa changes welcomed

Regional New Zealand will benefit most from changes to employer assisted visa settings, says BusinessNZ chief executive Kirk Hope.

Published in General News
Thursday, 19 September 2019 11:35

Sector aims to train Kiwis

The tractor and machinery industry is welcoming a challenge by the Minister of Agriculture to train New Zealanders rather than continue relying on seasonal migrant workers.

Published in Machinery & Products
Friday, 13 September 2019 11:55

Apple industry housing workers

Hawke's Bay's apple industry will spend $30 million on building accommodation totalling 1500 beds for RSE (recognised seasonal employment) workers.

Published in General News
Thursday, 29 August 2019 11:22

Website unites employers and wannabe workers

Four years ago, Sharon and Wayne George decided they would quit the corporate rat-race to travel New Zealand in their nine-metre motorhome.

Published in Machinery & Products
Friday, 16 August 2019 07:55

Pay people better – O’Connor

Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor has urged growers to pay people better. 

Published in Agribusiness
Thursday, 15 August 2019 08:20

Respect is the key

The first hour on an orchard is more important for a worker’s employment prospects than anything in their life previously, says successful Whangarei grower Patrick Malley.

Published in General News
Thursday, 08 August 2019 07:55

Youngsters the key to meet Oz farm labour needs

The Australian dairy industry will need 800 extra workers on farms by 2023.

Published in World News
Friday, 02 August 2019 12:55

Rural contractors focus on recruitment

Harvest season approaches and with it the usual workforce headaches.

Published in General News
Thursday, 16 May 2019 11:30

Overseas workers help harvest

About 250 new employees have already bolstered the kiwifruit industry’s worker shortage.

Published in General News
Thursday, 18 April 2019 10:55

Overseas visitors needed to pick crops

Overseas visitors are being offered temporary work visas to help pick kiwifruit in Bay of Plenty.

Published in General News

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