18 May 2021

Immigration reset - can robots replace some farm jobs

From Midday Report, 12:44 pm on 18 May 2021

Farmers and food growers are worried immigration changes will leave them in the lurch when it comes to harvesting, picking and milking. The government says the skilled migrant category will be reset and industries will need to put more effort into training, education, and workforce planning. It's also recommending more money be spent on research and development. Brendan O'Connell from Agritech New Zealand joins Max Towle.