Our work is far more vast than recruiting staff for dairy farms, it has extended to doing recruitment and immigration work within the agricultural horticulture and viticulture industries.
Trinity's Immigration team has helped an amazing South African family in their forever life in New Zealand. This case is very special to the team due to the complexity of the immigration challenges faced by the family.
We tend to overlook the broader global benefits of offshore recruitment and how they impact our own country positively. Read here about the bigger picture on employing workers from overseas.
"In three years, we have grown to be a strong, purpose led business with a magnificent team at its core." Read what our Managing Director Cass says in celebration of our third birthday!
In this blog, our General Manager Nils recommends a TV show for all those who want to learn important life lessons and great leadership values.
Registrations for the 2023 Samoan Quota ballot and the Pacific Access Category ballot will open on 1 August 2023 and close on 31 August.
Calf-rearing is a pivotal stage in the NZ dairy industry, as it involves the careful care and management of newborn calves from birth until weaning. Learn more about the importance and responsibilities of a calf-rearer for New Zealand's dairy industry.
We have reached the halfway mark of the year and now is a good time to reflect on your achievements and gear up for the opportunities that lie ahead. Learn how you can plan for your new Zealand business staff recruitment needs for the months to come.
Find some tips and guidance on how to find a job in New Zealand as a migrant worker from personal experience of a once temporary visa holder, and now permanent resident.
Pastoral Care plays a pivotal role in supporting and empowering migrants as they make their way through their new work and life in New Zealand. Read more about how our Pastoral Care Consultants provide migrant workers what they need for a smooth settlement.
Effective from November 2023, a maximum continuous stay period of 5 years will be introduced for most migrants holding an Accredited Employer Work Visa. Read about what this means for migrants.
New Zealand is a popular travel destination and thousands of travellers come to New Zealand each year for a working holiday. Registering with Trinity is a great first step if you are unsure where to look for a job, as we have many positions that are suitable for WHV holders.
A new simplified points system will be introduced for the Skilled Migrant Category (SMC) Resident Visa from 9 October 2023. Read more here!
We are now nearly two weeks into the new dairy season and it's a busy period for both farmers and staff, particularly for those who are new to the farm or have recently relocated due to Moving Day. The workload is intense as everyone strives to settle into their roles and routines.
In this blog, our Accounts Manager and member of the LGBTQ+ community, talks about Pride month and what it really means. Although the recognition of gender and sexually diverse people exists nowadays, there's much we all can do as a society to include and normalize diversity.
There are several common misconceptions from both businesses and workforce about how the recruitment industry operates, especially regarding to temporary staff. Check here some myths and truths brought up by our Business Development Manager, Sam.
Many migrant workers will apply for or already hold visas that require them to work for an accredited employer. To make it easy for migrants to find out if their prospective employer is accredited, Immigration New Zealand (INZ) has a search tool that lists accredited employers and their accreditation expiry date.
New Zealand has employment laws and rights that are fair and protect both employers and employees. By completing the Employment Learning Modules, migrant workers can find out the rights and responsibilities they have as employees in New Zealand.
Staff shortages can be the downfall of many New Zealand businesses. Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic, employers everywhere have struggled to not only find staff but to also maintain staff. In this blog, we explore causes and solutions for staff shortages in the country.
Trying to find a work-life balance can be hard. You can feel like you're being pulled in different directions with never ending lists to check off, especially if you are a mum. Here you will find some tips to help reduce daily stress and clear up an overwhelmed mind.
Tips from our Immigration Manager, that will help you navigate the process of applying for a job from outside New Zealand. We also have job vacancies available right now at Trinity Employment Services NZ.
Our team at Trinity understands the importance of having a strong and reliable team on farm, especially leading into a new dairy season. Learn more how we can help farmers getting ready for a successful season.
This May, a few changes and updates from Immigration New Zealand (INZ) announced recently are set to come into effect. Check what they are in this blog post.
Scoring the dream job is something a lot of people are after. But getting there may not be too straightforward for most of us, and there are no guarantees that the role will be yours. However, there are some steps you can take to increase your chances of successfully getting the job you dream about.
Our Senior Management team went on a trip to Auckland to visit current and potential clients. It was a chance for us to catch up on files we were working on, get a firsthand insight into the day-to-day operations of our clients, and expand our services to businesses in need.
With the recent introduction of Chat GPT to the internet, Artificial Intelligence has become a big topic as it is poised to change the way we work and live. In this blog post, we will explore some of the opportunities and challenges presented by AI in the business and employment market and how you can prepare yourself to be a part of this revolution.
Not only do migrants enrich our country with their hard work and filling gaps in the job market that we cannot fill ourselves, they also bring their amazing culture and beliefs to us.
Balancing work and home life has got to be the most challenging thing in many working parents' lives. This blog is about taking care of yourself so that you can continue to juggle numerous tasks in a healthy way.
In most situations, a CV is the first contact you have with a prospective employer and it is your chance to make a good first impression. To ensure your CV stands out, check our recommended structure and tips on this post!
New Zealand is a beautiful country with friendly people, but adjusting to a new environment can have an impact on your mental health. In this blog post, we will discuss some strategies that can help you manage your mental health as a temporary visa holder.
International Women’s Day is an opportunity for everyone (regardless of gender or gender identity) to stand together and highlight the importance of equal rights for women.
Whether it's for short-term projects or seasonal workloads, temporary staff can be a key component for New Zealand businesses to remain competitive.
Partners of some New Zealand temporary work visa holders can apply for their own work visa or a partnership visa based on their relationship, the Partner of a Worker Work Visa.
The median wage is used by Immigration New Zealand (INZ) to determine wage requirements to certain types of visas, including the Accredited Employer Work Visa (AEWV). On 27 February 2023,the median wage will increase to NZD $29.66.
In order to have a successful and stress-free season this year, dairy farmers need to make sure they will have the right amount of people with the right skills on farm when the new season starts. Here are some tips that may help achieving it!
HR can easily be considered a nightmare to many employers, especially those in small businesses. Outsourcing HR services is a reliable and affordable option to take the stress out of your hands so you can focus on other areas of your business.
Starting a career in the dairy industry can be hard. Early mornings, long days, increased amount of time in the milking shed. These 3 things are deterring a lot of junior staff from sticking around. Check out the tips to retain junior dairy staff from our Agricultural Recruitment Consultant Josie.
Because New Zealand is quite expensive to get to and travel around, many travelers want to extend their visit here and make the most out of their trip. However, unless they have some very substantial savings, it may not be possible to spend months traveling around the country. That's where the Working Holiday Visa (WHV) comes in.
When should I go on maternity leave? How long does it take? How will I approach my employer? Check the answers to these and other questions from a first time mom on what is important to know to get ready for maternity leave.
Trinity Employment Services' Personal Assistant and qualified Personal Trainer, Emma, shares the impact exercising had on her physical and mental health, and what are the main benefits of regular exercising.
After seeing so many businesses struggle through 2022 with staff shortages resulting in long work hours for the business owners and staff, we are looking forward to helping provide solutions for 2023.
During 2022, our teams at Trinity have been helping businesses and candidates navigate through many changes in the employment and immigration industries. In 2023, we will keep doing our best to assist our clients with all the challenges yet to come.
In the immigration space, 2022 has been a year of new beginnings, learning, professional development and all round resilience, a year that will go down in history.
Yesterday, the Immigration Minister Michael Wood announced an expansion of the Green List to help fill labour shortages by attracting more long term high-skilled migrants to New Zealand.
In this post, our Managing Director Cass Knox shares a bit of how was the transition from our Dunsandel office to our new Rolleston office!
With less than 3 months until the median wage increases to $29.66 per hour, it is really important for dairy farmers to give some attention to offshore recruitment immediately as time is of essence.
In this post, our Sales Manager Andrew shares a bit of his experience moving down to Canterbury from Wellington, and attempts to make a comparison on the cost of living in big cities of the North Island like Wellington and Auckland, and towns nearing Christchurch, like Rolleston - the town he'd recently moved to.
Trinity has always been committed to give back to our local communities. This year, we were lucky to be given the chance to become a sponsor of the Special Children’s Christmas Party. Our Immigration Manager Carmi tells us a bit about her experience at the event.
On this post, our General Manager Nils shares his thoughts regarding being privileged on today's society and how to take on the responsibility for this by encouraging and promoting inclusiveness.
From December 2022, most partners of Accredited Employer Work Visa (AEWV) holders will no longer be automatically eligible for open work visas.
By now, most Dairy Farms in New Zealand are well and truly into their mating season. For dairy workers, this often means earlier starts and later finishes to their shifts.
A new sector agreement valid from 31 October allows construction and infrastructure employers to hire migrant workers below the median wage for specific roles.
Read more about the CHUR process and learn how you can help when someone is struggling with mental health.
Our Immigration Manager, Carmi Sanico, travelled to the Philippines in August to meet with reputable Philippine recruitment agencies and discuss the process of bringing Filipino migrant workers to New Zealand.
Trinity Employment Services and Whatever with Wiggy invite members of the agricultural sector community to join us for an informative seminar about employing migrant workers and supporting mental health on farms, followed by a sausage sizzle at Trinity's Dunsandel office!
After a little over 6 months working for Trinity, our Marketing Manager Bruna felt the need to visit a local dairy farm and learn a bit more of their routine, processes, and different roles played by their staff members.
The Samoan Quota and Pacific Access Category resident visas will reopen in October allowing workers from Pacific countries to work and live in New Zealand.
In celebration of Trinity's second birthday, our founder and Managing Director Cassandra Knox opens her heart about the past 2 years of Trinity!
INZ will bring in an accreditation system for partners of workers from December 2022. As professionals in the immigration space, we can see many issues which may arise from these changes.
These announcements will help a number of different industries access the pool of skilled offshore migrants and, as a result, see their businesses grow.
Why are some businesses hesitant to start their accreditation process? Here's what we think.
It's the middle of August, which for New Zealand dairy farmers means calving is in full swing.
Read our latest blog for Information around Immigration New Zealand's Announcement around Skilled Residence Categories.
A few weeks ago, our Executive Assistant Michael spent holidays in Fiji and managed to do an amazing charitable action!
Our Managing Director won the Emerging Leader Award at the Ara 2022 Business Excellence Awards for South Canterbury, held in Timaru on Monday, 20 June!
Trinity will host an exclusive seminar on Offshore recruitment options and how to hire migrant workers under the Accredited Employer Work Visa on Tuesday, 28 June in Ashburton.
If you are a WHV holder or intend to be, get in touch with us and we will be happy to help you find some good jobs while you enjoy your New Zealand holiday!
Immigration New Zealand released the Green List occupations to attract high-skilled migrants to hard-to-fill roles in the country and will offer a guaranteed residence pathway for them.
There were some major announcements made by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern this afternoon, 11 May, about the New Zealand border and some updates on the Immigration system moving forward.
Migrating to another country can be exciting and scary at the same time. Carmi and Bruna, from Trinity's Immigration Team, share a bit of they own journeys!
Catch up with the HR subscriptions we have underway! Trinity Employment Services NZ now has the option of an HR Subscription. This means we can handle all your HR and Health and Safety related files so you don't need to have the added stress of these.
The General Recruitment team had the privilege of going to one of our amazing clients sites! Read more here...
Read the latest news and updates from Our Dedicated NZ Agricultural Recruitment Team at Trinity Employment Services!
Trinity Employment Services was founded in 2020 by Cassandra our Managing Director. Here Cass tells us all about what it's like to be a female in a heavily male dominated industry, challenges she has faced and how she works at running Trinity with a heart first approach.
Immigration New Zealand announced fresh information about the new Accredited Employer Work Visa (AEWV).
Most farmers have started the mating season or about to start with it. For some, this means waking up in the wee hours of the morning to stand for hours in the shed watching cows, to take out the ones that show signs of being on heat. A successful mating period is not just about maximising your herd's reproductive performance. It's also about taking care of yourself mentally and physically throughout this time. On our blog, we have some simple tips to help you get through the mating season:
In a competitive job market, your CV is possibly one of the most important tools to make yourself stand out and impress prospective employers.
What’s it like working for a woman-owned business? Carmi, our Immigration Administrator, gives you the inside scoop.
It’s OK to not be Ok. If you notice someone who's not at the top of their game and feeling a little down, why not ask how they're doing? As our good mate Craig Wiggins of Whatever with Wiggy says "Lean on a gate, talk to a mate". You never know, but you just might be saving someone's life.
2021 has already seen some massive changes for Trinity. Now able to trade at full capacity we have hit the ground running!