Kiwifruit growers have enough workers, for now

Kiwifruit growers have enough workers, for now
Rebecca Howard
New Zealand’s kiwifruit season is just kicking off and so far the industry body is confident there are enough pickers and packers for this year's crop. “The kiwifruit industry has had significant interest from New Zealanders in filling vacancies in the industry. We are grateful for the support of these essential workers in ensuring that the kiwifruit harvest can take place without significant labour supply disruption,” said Nikki Johnson, chief executive of New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers.According to Johnson, the sector is expecting a harve...

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