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Changes allow applications to open for more international dairy farm assistants, but MIQ still a barrier
19 January 2022
Applications are now open for dairy farmers to recruit much needed international workers including farm assistants and herd managers, under changes to a class exception scheme.
03 November 2021
Dairy sector partners are calling on the Government to allow 1500 international dairy workers into New Zealand in 2022 to help meet the sector’s workforce shortfall, if borders continue to remain closed.
31 March 2021
An aspiring beauty therapist has made the switch to dairy farming, where Waikato woman Tyla Ireland has found her calling.
07 July 2020
DairyNZ and Federated Farmers are pleased to see today’s government announcement that is extending employer assisted temporary work visas due to expire by the end of 2020.
26 June 2020
Ten Kiwi dairy farmers who have shown exceptional care for the environment were recently recognised with a DairyNZ Sustainability and Stewardship Award as part of the Ballance Farm Environment Awards.
24 June 2020
The Government and dairy sector have joined forces on a new campaign to support COVID-19 affected workers into a farming career, Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor said.
17 June 2020
Despite being impacted by tough drought conditions, dairy farmer Chris Davison cannot wipe the smile off his face, nor can his wife Rachel, or his mum or twin brother.
04 June 2020
Before COVID-19, farmers might have met for group discussions on a nearby farm, but on June 11 dairy farm employers nationwide will go online to fine-tune what they already know about being a good boss and holding on to valued staff.
18 March 2020
Dairy farmers are invited to find out more about research into flexible milking and its benefits at a free online DairyNZ webinar on Monday, March 30.
01 November 2019
We all want our dairy farms to be highly attractive workplaces – but how do we get there?
23 July 2019
Young(est) Farmer of the Year talks about what’s invaluable and who he’d invite to help with the milking.
01 July 2019
Lye Farm manager Bruce Sugar’s team supports the science while keeping both farm and cows in top shape.
13 June 2019
Ben Fisher, farm manager at DairyNZ’s Scott Farm, explains how his team’s combined focus on farming and research provides them with unique challenges and rewards.
31 May 2019
DairyNZ chief executive Tim Mackle has welcomed an increase in funding for mental health in yesterday’s Budget, saying he hopes the increased frontline services for mental health will include sufficient support for rural communities.
24 October 2018
Nicola Bryant’s experience in adapting to change means she’s the perfect fit for her role as DairyNZ’s Dairy Connect coordinator for Taranaki and the Lower North Island.
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