Politics

26 Nov, 2020 04:00 PM4 minutes to read

The Pacific Island fruit pickers will fly in between mid-January and March. Photo / Warren Buckland

Two thousand workers from the Pacific will come to New Zealand early next year to pick fruit for the horticulture and wine industries.

Their arrival is hoped to cover a huge hole in the labour force and avert what many growers have been calling a crisis.

But there are Government conditions to the deal.

Employers will have to pay the workers a living…

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