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Wednesday, 03 June 2020 09:55

Report highlights good pay packets

A report confirming a sharp rise in pay for dairy sector workers will help attract more New Zealanders to farming jobs, says Federated Farmers dairy chair Chris Lewis.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 06 May 2020 09:51

COVID-19: DairyNZ’s plan for job shortages

DairyNZ is calling on the Government to work with the dairy sector to address a looming staff shortage — exacerbated by COVID-19.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 21 April 2020 08:55

Go early with on-farm calls

Follow the Government and go early with your on-farm decisions, says Sharon Morrell the head of DairyNZ’s consulting officers in upper North Island.

Published in General News
Friday, 10 April 2020 08:55

Hort sector adapts to new normal

The Government moving from level 2 to 3, and then to 4 in quick succession sent shockwaves through horticulture's labour pool.

Published in General News

More New Zealanders are taking up the chance to work in horticulture amid the COVID-19 lockdown.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 01 April 2020 12:20

COVID-19: Farming keeps the economy ticking

An analysis by two Christchurch economists has underlined the value of the farming sector to the country during the Level 4 COVID-19 lockdown.

Published in General News
Friday, 20 March 2020 11:52

COVID-19: $28m to redeploy forestry workers

The Government is spending $28 million to redeploy almost 300 forestry workers.

Published in General News
Thursday, 19 March 2020 10:02

Seeking 300 workers

RSE workers from Malaysia unable to leave their country because of a coronavirus lockdown there has led to a labour shortage for Seeka.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 04 March 2020 13:15

Being a good boss — Editorial

If you're a dairy farmer reading this, then ask yourself, are you a good boss?

Published in Opinion
Tuesday, 03 March 2020 12:03

Be a good boss and we're unstoppable

A dairy sector made up of good bosses would make us unstoppable, says Federated Farmers Dairy chairman Chris Lewis.

Published in General News
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