SI SEASONAL WORKERS IN NEW ZEALAND HAVE IMPRESSED THEIR EMPLOYER

SI SEASONAL WORKERS IN NEW ZEALAND HAVE IMPRESSED THEIR EMPLOYER

Posted by : Posted on : 07-Feb-2018

SI SEASONAL WORKERS HAVE IMPRESSED A NZ EMPLOYER

Honiara : 7 February 2018

Solomon Islands Seasonal Workers in New Zealand have impressed their employer for displaying hard work and commitment during their stay in New Zealand.

The owner of JR Orchards, Mr. JR Van Vliet expressed his appreciation when Solomon Islands High Commissioner, H.E. Joy Kere visited his farm on Friday 2nd February.

High Commissioner Kere was accompanied by Sally Waswo, Development Programme Manager for Solomon Islands in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade and Barbara Wilkinson, a Labour Mobility Advisor.

The JR Orchards is one of the New Zealand employers that have directly recruited Solomon Islands workers over the past years without problems.

The JR Orchards currently employs 55 Solomon Islanders. Twenty Solomon Islanders are currently working at the farm in Wairarapa in the Wellington region and have been there since November 2017. A further 32 workers will arrive on February 20.

High Commissioner Kere thanked JR Orchards for the trust and confidence in recruiting Solomon Islanders as well as for the continuous support given over the past years.

Source : Solomon Islands Government Press Release.

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