23 Oct 2021

Relief in NZ as RSE workers start returning

From , 6:02 am on 23 October 2021

RSE workers from Vanuatu, Samoa and Tonga will bring much needed relief to New Zealand's horticulture and viticulture industries.

Close to 400 ni-Vanuatu have arrived in Aotearoa ready for the fruit picking season to join those who stayed behind during the pandemic.

RNZ Pacific's Eleisha Foon has more about the measures being taken to keep workers Covid-free.

Ni-Vanuatu RSE worker Grabriel Ham being immunised.

Photo: RNZ / Sam Olley