New visa for 11,000 seasonal workers

New visa for 11,000 seasonal workers

Field Notes, powered by KPMG, is a weekly news update on news nationally and globally from the agri-food sector.

Ian Proudfoot

Global Head of Agribusiness, Partner - Audit

KPMG in New Zealand


[22 September, Rural News]

Around 11,000 current working holiday visa holders in NZ will be given the Supplementary Seasonal Employment (SSE) visa. Minister of Immigration Kris Faafoi says the horticulture and viticulture sectors have often relied on migrants for their seasonal peaks, and the SSE visa allows people with expiring working holiday visas to stay and fill those short-term roles.

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