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The Labour Force Behind New Zealand's Increased Productivity in the Horticulture and Viticulture Sectors

Bailey, Rochelle

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During the 2014 Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) conference, New Zealand Immigration Minister, Michael Woodhouse, announced that the government would increase the annual cap to 9,000 workers. Although this was expected by industry, the increase was lower than anticipated. New Zealand growers have become reliant on this labour force, enabled by the RSE and have argued that productivity has increased since its initiation. This In Brief examines some considerations of New Zealand's policy as...[Show more]

dc.contributor.authorBailey, Rochelle
dc.date.accessioned2018-04-23T04:39:49Z
dc.date.available2018-04-23T04:39:49Z
dc.identifier.issn2205-7404
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/142813
dc.description.abstractDuring the 2014 Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) conference, New Zealand Immigration Minister, Michael Woodhouse, announced that the government would increase the annual cap to 9,000 workers. Although this was expected by industry, the increase was lower than anticipated. New Zealand growers have become reliant on this labour force, enabled by the RSE and have argued that productivity has increased since its initiation. This In Brief examines some considerations of New Zealand's policy as Australia is in the process of increasing the Seasonal Worker Program (SWP).
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dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.publisherCanberra, ACT : Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs, College of Asia and the Pacific, The Australian National University
dc.relation.ispartofseriesIn Brief (The Australian National University, State, Society and Governance in Melanesia (SSGM) Program): 2015/8
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dc.source.urihttp://ssgm.bellschool.anu.edu.au/experts-publications/publications/1274/labour-force-behind-new-zealands-increased-productivity
dc.titleThe Labour Force Behind New Zealand's Increased Productivity in the Horticulture and Viticulture Sectors
dc.typeWorking/Technical Paper
dc.date.issued2015
local.publisher.urlhttp://ssgm.bellschool.anu.edu.au/
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CollectionsANU Dept. of Pacific Affairs (DPA) formerly State, Society and Governance in Melanesia (SSGM) Program

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