New Zealand wine companies can survive, adapt and thrive in the world of Covid-19, says a business advisor in Marlborough.
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MPI is set to launch a major advertising campaign to attract people to work in a range of jobs across the agricultural sector.
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.
With a lack of overseas workers, New Zealand’s pork sector is calling on the government for urgent action.
Federated Farmers is backing an industry and government partnership helping Kiwis towards a career on dairy farms.
Despite eagerness from out-of-work Kiwis, the ag contracting industry will still need to continue importing experienced, overseas workers for some time yet.
Labour constraints have put pressure on pruning this season, with experienced crews of Recognised Seasonal Employer workers shut out by border closures.
Hundreds of Pacific Islanders stranded in Central Otago during the Covid-19 lockdown may be facing a long wait until they can safely return home.
With thousands of migrant visas set to expire, National’s ag spokesperson David Bennett is urging the Government to act quickly to avoid a potential labour shortage for the calving season.