Since the first National lockdown due to Covid-19, New Zealand businesses have struggled to keep their workers employed.
However, for one Pasifika-owned contracting company, the're struggling to hire enough people for their busiest season of the year, summer.
Momoisea Horticulture Services Limited is a family owned orchard contracting company who have been in the Hawkes Bay for over 20 years.
They provide orchard owners and growers with orchard workers to prune, thin and help with harvesting fruit.
Sela Jane Hopgood has more.