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Horticulture cautious on Zero Carbon Bill

Friday, 20 July 2018, 8:58 am | Horticulture NZ

The horticulture industry says it supports the concept of a Zero Carbon Bill with a 2050 target, provided there are viable alternative production systems and technology developed within that timeframe. More >>

Matt Gomm named first Gisborne Young Fruit Grower

Friday, 13 July 2018, 11:50 am | Horticulture NZ

Matt Gomm, orchard leader at the Burnside Trust, has been named as the first ever Gisborne Young Fruit Grower of the Year at a gala awards dinner on Thursday night. More >>

Inaugural Gisborne Young Grower contest this Thursday

Tuesday, 10 July 2018, 12:09 pm | Horticulture NZ

Some of the best young horticulturalists in Gisborne will compete in the first Gisborne Young Fruit Grower of the Year competition, to be held in Waerengaahika on Thursday, 12 July. More >>

"A fantastic experience" - Nelson Young Fruit Grower 2018

Saturday, 7 July 2018, 12:55 pm | Horticulture NZ

Dillon Peterson of Hoddys Fruit Co has prevailed against five other entrants to be named Nelson Young Fruit Grower 2018 at an event in Richmond on Friday night. More >>

Horticulture New Zealand asks growers to renew funding

Monday, 2 July 2018, 10:50 am | Horticulture NZ

Horticulture New Zealand’s Board is asking growers to vote to renew the levy funding that keeps the organisation going, with voting papers going out today. More >>

The best in the Bay

Saturday, 30 June 2018, 7:02 pm | Horticulture NZ

Lisa Arnold, an orchard operations assistant at Bostock NZ has emerged victorious against seven other entrants to be named Hawke’s Bay’s Young Fruit Grower of 2018. More >>

Confusion reigns on fuel tax

Wednesday, 27 June 2018, 9:22 am | Horticulture NZ

Confusion reigns after Labour passed its Regional Fuel Tax (RFT) law yesterday, says Horticulture New Zealand chief executive Mike Chapman. More >>

Record entries for Hawke’s Bay Young Fruitgrower competition

Friday, 22 June 2018, 2:36 pm | Horticulture NZ

Eight of Hawke’s Bay’s top young horticulturists will face off in the Hawke’s Bay Young Fruitgrower of the Year competition in Napier on Thursday 28 and Friday 29 June. More >>

Process vegetable industry signs up to GIA

Monday, 11 June 2018, 2:50 pm | Horticulture NZ

Today, Horticulture New Zealand signed a Government Industry Agreement (GIA) for Biosecurity Readiness and Response on behalf of Process Vegetables New Zealand (PVNZ). More >>

Horticulture Heads to Fieldays to Attract New Talent

Thursday, 7 June 2018, 9:43 am | Horticulture NZ

Young New Zealanders should be considering a career in horticulture if they want variety, opportunities, and a role in producing healthy food, says the Horticulture Capability Group that will be promoting the industry at this year’s Fieldays. More >>

Horticulture supports action plan for water quality

Wednesday, 6 June 2018, 9:31 am | Horticulture NZ

With the communication tools available today, consumers are able to access information about the origin of their food and make buying decisions based on how food producers show responsible and sustainable farming practices, Horticulture New Zealand chief ... More >>

New directors elected to Horticulture New Zealand Board

Friday, 1 June 2018, 9:42 am | Horticulture NZ

Horticulture New Zealand’s Board welcomes new director Bernadine Guilleux and re-elected director Mike Smith, after four well-qualified candidates contested two vacant roles on the Board. More >>

We should value our workers

Saturday, 26 May 2018, 11:49 am | Horticulture NZ

Hamish Daring from Moorpark and Mulberry Orchard, Cromwell has been named Central Otago Young Fruit Grower of the Year, following a day of intense competition in Cromwell today. More >>

Central Otago Young Fruit Grower starts this Friday

Wednesday, 23 May 2018, 9:18 am | Horticulture NZ

Six of Central Otago’s young fruit growers will face off in the Central Otago Young Fruit Grower of the Year competition in Cromwell on Friday, 25 May. More >>

Bumper crop of winners from Young Vegetable Grower

Saturday, 19 May 2018, 12:00 pm | Horticulture NZ

For the first time in the competition’s history, there are two winners of the Young Vegetable Grower of the Year competition: Esteban Ibanez and Gurjant Singh. More >>

Vegetable industry cultivates healthy competition

Tuesday, 15 May 2018, 11:30 am | Horticulture NZ

Four of the finest young vegetable growers in New Zealand will go toe-to-toe in the Young Vegetable Grower of the Year competition in Christchurch on Friday, 18 May. More >>

Regional fuel tax will add to the cost of food

Thursday, 3 May 2018, 5:05 pm | Horticulture NZ

Regional fuel tax legislation, as it stands, is likely to add costs to fresh fruit and vegetables for consumers. More >>

Four vie for Horticulture New Zealand Board

Tuesday, 1 May 2018, 11:30 am | Horticulture NZ

Four candidates will vie for two positions on the Horticulture New Zealand Board as elections open today, with voting closing on 28 May 2018. More >>

Tax system not broken, so doesn’t need to be fixed

Tuesday, 1 May 2018, 9:19 am | Horticulture NZ

New Zealand’s tax system is admired for being simple, efficient, and fair, and Horticulture New Zealand chief executive Mike Chapman says adding new taxes will undermine this. More >>

Biosecurity intelligence team a good move

Monday, 30 April 2018, 4:49 pm | Horticulture NZ

Providing earlier warning of biosecurity risks by establishing a biosecurity intelligence team within government is a good idea, says Horticulture New Zealand chief executive Mike Chapman. More >>

 

 

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