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Labour / April 5, 2019

Variation of Conditions for Visitor Visa

BOP labour shortage declaration – How to apply for a variation of conditions on a visitor visa

As a result of the declared labour shortage, visitor visa holders (including those from visa waiver countries) may apply for a variation of conditions which will enable them to undertake seasonal work for up to six weeks in the Bay of Plenty region. The Declaration of Labour Shortage period is from the 15th of April 2019 to the 27th of May 2019. Seasonal work includes planting, maintaining, harvesting and picking crops in the horticulture industry.

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