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Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) Policy

The horticulture and viticulture industries are important to New Zealand and they often suffer from a shortage of local workers. The Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) Work Policy is a policy that facilitates the temporary entry of additional workers from overseas to plant, maintain, harvest and pack crops in the horticulture and viticulture industries to meet these labour shortages in order to remain competitive with the rest of the world.

Department of Labour has Inter-Agency Understandings with the following Pacific states please click link below to get further information:

Pacific Islands Forum member nations are:

To find out about how to become an accredited RSE Employer.