Press Release: New Zealand National Party

Agriculture Minister Damien O'Connor must stand up for the industry that has carried New Zealand though the Covid crisis, says National's Agriculture spokesperson Barbara Kuriger.

'Every day, every facet of the industry is calling on the Minister to do more to support growers and producers, and every day there is radio silence from him.

'One of the most pressing issues is the shortage of skilled staff and the inability to bring skilled migrants into the country.

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