Changes have been made to immigration instructions to relax visa restrictions for two groups of
current supermarket employees for a period of 30 days:
supply issues, particularly to meet the increased demand for shelf re-stocking, and their
subsequent request to relax visa restrictions for migrant workers.
The definition of ‘supermarket’ is tightly defined, limited to retailers selling primarily food and groceries, who are affiliated with Woolworths New Zealand or Foodstuffs Limited.