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Migrant workers to ease kiwifruit labour shortage
Migrant workers to ease kiwifruit labour shortage

Bay of Plenty kiwifruit leaders hope up to 1750 extra migrant workers in New Zealand will alleviate the pressures of a critical labour shortage.  On Monday, the Government announced the Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) scheme cap would increase by 1750 to 12,850 workers nationally. How many of the 1750 could come to the Bay was expected to be released later this week.