Poor internet access in Tonga because of last month’s eruption and tsunami is putting massive pressure, stress and strain on seasonal workers trying to come to here for the pip fruit harvest. That’s only compounded by Tongans having to self-isolate when they arrive due to a Covid-19 outbreak on the island kingdom. It takes hours for each application and NZ Apples and Pears CEO Terry Meikle getting the workers here from Tonga is proving a real challenge.