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    An end to migrant worker woes could be in sight for New Zealand's primary industries

    An end to migrant worker woes could be in sight for New Zealand's primary industries


    Sealord say there's been little response to its plea from ministers - despite the fact it's been trying to work out a solution for its fishing crew shortage for months now.

    Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says Cabinet yesterday decided to grant visa exceptions for particular industries - and Government's in the process of informing them.

    She says they hope it'll relieve some pressure points for our struggling seafood and horticulture sectors.

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