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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.

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Tuesday, 14 July 2020 11:03

MPI launches recruitment drive

MPI is set to launch a major advertising campaign to attract people to work in a range of jobs across the agricultural sector.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 14 July 2020 09:20

Visa changes won’t help

A Marlborough dairy farmer who wrote a scathing letter to PM Jacinda Ardern on migrant worker visas says the new changes don’t go far enough.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 07 July 2020 06:55

Come and work on farm

The dairy industry wants you!

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A dairy farming company has been fined $281,250 after a migrant worker was crushed by a trailer.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 30 June 2020 12:39

Pork sector facing staff shortages

With a lack of overseas workers, New Zealand’s pork sector is calling on the government for urgent action.

Published in General News
Thursday, 25 June 2020 13:22

Feds back GoDairy career pathway

Federated Farmers is backing an industry and government partnership helping Kiwis towards a career on dairy farms.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 23 June 2020 14:40

Imports still vital — ag contractors

Despite eagerness from out-of-work Kiwis, the ag contracting industry will still need to continue importing experienced, overseas workers for some time yet.

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