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

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
Friday, 08 March 2019 08:43

The struggle for a good worker

Biosecurity aside, most farmers will tell you the biggest challenge facing the primary sector is a shortage of good, qualified people.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 27 February 2019 08:37

Discuss whether employee wants to stay or go

Employers aren't paying enough attention to retaining the employees they have for the next season.

Published in General News
Friday, 15 February 2019 12:28

Labour shortage declared in Hawke’s Bay

The Government has declared a seasonal labour shortage across Hawke’s Bay.

Published in General News
Thursday, 17 January 2019 09:06

Apple crop risks going unpicked

A permanent solution to the harvest labour shortage problem is needed for the apple industry, claims a sector spokesman.

Published in General News
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