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    RSE worker cap increased, workers given sick leave

    The government has increased its Recognised Seasonal Employer Scheme (RSE) workers cap by 3,000 places to 19,000 workers from countries in the Pacific bringing workforce relief to horticulture and

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    5000 fruit and vege boxes supplied to whānau during COVID-19

    The 120,000 tamariki who received free fruit and veges in schools before the lockdown have not been forgotten. The 5+ A Day Charitable Trust partnered with the Ministry of Health to deliver fruit and veges to schools will now send 5000 boxes of fruit and veges a week to the community.

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    Call for seasonal workers to receive living wage

    The Amalgamated Workers Union (AWUNZ) says the government should pay the living wage to seasonal orchard workers.  The living wage is the income necessary to provide workers and their families with the basic necessities of life.

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    Māori businesses to benefit from new food labelling bill

    Customers will soon know how far their apples fall from the tree with the passing of the Consumers' Right to Know (Country of Origin of Food) Bill.  The bill introduces mandatory labelling to inform consumers where their meat, fruit, seafood and vegetables come from.

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    Tau fruit fly found in New Zealand

    A tropical insect pest, the Tau Fly, has been found in New Zealand.  The fly, from the same family as the Queensland fruit fly pest, eats and lays eggs in fruit and vegetables.

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    'Fruit in Schools' programme feeds over 97,000 NZ school kids

    Nearly twenty million pieces of fruit and vegetables have been and will continue to be given to kids in Aotearoa this school year. 

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    Māori growers a strong voice in kiwifruit industry referendum

    A record number of Māori growers participated in the grower referendum for the Kiwifruit Industry Strategy Project (KISP) and Te Awanui Huka Pak is praising their efforts.

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