New Zealand unemployment is currently at its lowest level since 2008. In some areas of the country there are very few people available for work, down to double digits, and this looks like it will continue for some time.
Horticulture New Zealand (HortNZ) is offering a new, $10,000 scholarship in 2020. The scholarship is available to people undertaking postgraduate study in horticulture or related fields.
Emma Boase has been appointed to the new role of People Capability Manager at Horticulture New Zealand. The role has been created to help develop and promote careers in the horticulture industry.‘It’s a big role, but I can’t wait to get started working with the industry so that more people...
This week, the Ministry of Social Development (MSD) has added some additional roles to the undersupply list. All MSD regions except Wellington (which is not a high seasonal work area) now have some roles listed in the undersupply lists.
Norm Carter and Dame Patsy Reddy. Photo: alphapix.nz
The Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) scheme has been in place since 2013.
The horticulture industry says it is appreciative of the Government’s decision to let 2000 Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) workers from the Pacific into New Zealand under strict quarantine and employment conditions.
At this stage, we do not know how the allocation will be managed.