Category: Events

Immigration Policies

Government’s approval of dairy sector support welcomed but planning for the future must continue

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Dairy Industry MIQ Bed petition

Dairy Industry MIQ Bed petition, seeks 50 beds for dairy farms 50km from the major centres, prior to calving 2021

 

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Press release: Immigration policies opinion piece

It’s not our immigration policies that need a reset but the Government’s broken election promises, writes immigration adviser Ben De’Ath.

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Calving phenomenon an experience of a lifetime for Jetlou Cezar

When Jetlou Cezar came out from The Philippines to establish a career in New Zealand’s agriculture industry, he didn’t expect to witness a calving phenomenon that is rarer than winning Lotto.

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Press release: Immigration expert commends Horticulture Industry help through working holiday scheme

Seeks comparable action for calving 2021 to help farmers with critical labour shortage

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Immigration within the Borders

Immigration expert to discuss the impact of immigration policy on New Zealand’s agricultural labour force

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A sector in limbo: caught in a political waiting game

Like much of the agricultural sector, The Regions has patiently waited for more than half of 2019 to hear from Minister of Immigration, Iain Lees-Galloway, on his reformed immigration settings. The Regions managing director, Ben De’Ath, ponders the plight of policy reform.

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