11 May 2021

Wine industry pleased at return of RSE workers

From First Up, 5:33 am on 11 May 2021

Thousands of beds in managed isolation will be made available over the coming months for skilled and critical workers. The Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern made the announcement yesterday saying about 500 rooms would be set aside each fortnight for certain groups including: * Around 300 RSE workers every month from June * 240 specialised construction workers every month between June and October * 400 international students for arrival in June * And 100 refugees every six weeks from July The Chief Executive of New Zealand Wine, Phillip Gregan told our reporter Ella Stewart this is what they've been asking for.