NZDC February Update: Hot Jobs, Make your next career mooove in February, Dairy Women’s Network

It is hard to believe it is February already. January has just flown by! The team at NZDC have been busy welcoming our new arrivals from the Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT). We currently have 11 students in Canterbury on 16 week placements. The group are currently studying for a Bachelor of Ag Science from WIT - a university-level institution in the South-East of Ireland...

First FRS and NZDC New Zealand recruit begins work in Cork

The FRS has been working to help ease the labour shortage in the dairy sector by recruiting workers from New Zealand.

The first dairy farm worker from New Zealand has arrived to work on a farm in Co Cork, as part of the Farm Relief Service’s (FRS) recruitment drive to meet demand for dairy workers...

Kiwis for Irish farms

If two Irish farmers have their way, young Kiwis will be winging their way across the world to help fill yawning gaps in their country’s dairy farm labour pool.

Padrig Madden and John Brosnahan from Farm Relief Services were in Ashburton last night on a recruiting drive where they sold the dream of living, earning and learning in Ireland..

Find out first hand what it's like to Live, Learn & Earn in Ireland

Earlier this year, NZ Dairy Careers Director Matt Jones, met with Farm Relief Services (FRS) in Ireland to create opportunities for worker exchanges between Ireland and New Zealand which correspond with each country’s off-season. The main purpose of the exchange is to address the current agriculture labour shortage that each country has been experiencing, while giving successful candidates the opportunity to live, learn and earn in new surroundings...

Irish Dairy Farm Exchange Set To Address Skilled Worker Shortage

Up to 50 young dairy farm workers could be experiencing St Patrick’s Day in Ireland as they begin filling short term employment gaps on the Emerald Isle. NZ Dairy Careers Consultant, Matt Jones, has hammered out a deal with Irish farming organisations and dairy companies to create opportunities for worker exchanges between Ireland and New Zealand to correspond with each country’s off-season...

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