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Construction of Auckland's City Rail Link is well underway and don't local retailers know it. It's killing the heart of the city and turned it into a cone zone, the sound of construction replacing the ringing of tills.
It's the annual story - orchardists can't get fruit pickers at harvest time. Now with no immigrant workers the situation is even more dire. But there's a reason unemployed New Zealanders won't take up the jobs.