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Te mahi i Aotearoa hei kaimahi mahi ā-wāhanga kua āhukahukatia (RSE) Working in New Zealand as a recognised seasonal employer (RSE) worker


If you are in New Zealand for a short time as a recognised seasonal employer (RSE) worker in the fruit, vegetable or wine industries you need to pay tax on the money you earn.

Your employer will take the tax out of your wages before they pay you.

What is an RSE worker?

Some employers hire people from overseas for seasonal work when there are not enough New Zealand workers. The employers are called recognised seasonal employers (RSEs).

The people they hire are called RSE workers.

RSE workers plant, maintain, pick and pack crops in the fruit, vegetable and wine industries.