Visas being declined for essential tractor staff


Visa's are being turned down, and the current immigration policies are too tight to allow for the essential migrant workers that are needed to drive our tractors this season has got to a dire, concerning level with contractors simply not being able to fill these jobs despite actively advertising here at home to no applicants.

Richard Houston from Hanzon Jobs specialises in finding the best match possible between the aspirations of machinery drivers and agriculture workers from abroad and the requirements of contractors and dairy farmers throughout NZ, and talks to the Rural Exchange team about the issue.