New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers - Latest News [Page 1]

Kiwifruit Industry’s big push for Seasonal Labour

Friday, 14 December 2018, 7:42 pm | New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers

Labour shortage likely for BOP kiwifruit industry in 2019 Kiwifruit Industry launches attraction campaign for pickers and packers New Labour Coordinator role for BOP kiwifruit industry formed with support from the Provincial Growth Fund, the Ministry of Social ... More >>

Seasonal Labour Shortage Declared for BOP Kiwifruit Industry

Monday, 7 May 2018, 4:20 pm | New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers

Declaration is for 7 May until 8 June 2018 During period of declaration overseas visitors can apply to vary the conditions of their visitor visa to allow six weeks of seasonal work in kiwifruit in the Bay of Plenty. More >>

Medical examinations easier in Vanuatu thanks to Fund

Wednesday, 23 August 2017, 5:21 pm | New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers

• Kiwifruit Industry Community Support Fund Inc donates digital radiology equipment to the Vanuatu Ministry of Health • Up to 2,000 RSE workers can use a new radiology service in Santo More >>

Kiwifruit Growers Concerned by Employment Standards Breaches

Tuesday, 18 July 2017, 12:00 pm | New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers

18 July 2017 - New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers Inc. (NZKGI) says that breaches of employment standards reflect the need for further involvement by both government and industry stakeholders to lift compliance with employment legislation. More >>

Kiwifruit growers show strong support to continue levy

Wednesday, 22 March 2017, 4:27 pm | New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers

85% of growers participating in the referendum vote to continue levy Higher response rate and support for NZKGI than last levy referendum More >>

Kiwifruit harvest starts across New Zealand

Tuesday, 14 March 2017, 10:03 am | New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers

There is increasing activity in New Zealand’s kiwifruit orchards as the picking and packing of kiwifruit gets underway. Small volumes have just started to be harvested in Northland and Poverty Bay and will extend throughout the North Island and top ... More >>

New Zealand’s kiwifruit growers begin referendum vote

Friday, 24 February 2017, 9:49 am | New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers

- Support referendum for a compulsory levy on kiwifruit exports except Australia is now underway - Levy funds growers’ advocacy organisation, New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers Inc. More >>

Ruud Kleinpaste to host BOP Young Fruit Grower Gala Dinner

Friday, 13 January 2017, 4:45 pm | New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers

Ruud Kleinpaste to entertain and educate BOP horticulturalists BOP Young Fruit Grower competition winners to be announced at Gala Dinner More >>

Government decision on workers welcomed

Thursday, 24 November 2016, 10:12 am | New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers

The kiwifruit industry has welcomed the Government’s announcement of an additional 1000 seasonal workers for the coming season. More >>

NZKGI welcomes amendments to Kiwifruit Export Regulations

Thursday, 11 August 2016, 4:05 pm | New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers

New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers Inc. (NZKGI) welcomes today’s announcement by the Government to approve amendments to the Kiwifruit Export Regulations. More >>

Kiwifruit growers support labour prosecution

Thursday, 9 June 2016, 1:05 pm | New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers

There is no place in the kiwifruit industry for people not complying with employment law, with growers backing the recent prosecution of a Bay of Plenty contractor, along with industry-wide initiatives to support compliance. More >>

NZ comedian, Te Radar, to host gala dinner

Tuesday, 24 May 2016, 12:55 pm | New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers

New Zealand award-winning comedian and TV personality, Te Radar, has been confirmed as MC for the Bay of Plenty Young Fruit Grower gala dinner at Mills Reef Winery on Wednesday 22 June. More >>

Next Steps for Kiwifruit Industry Strategy Project

Friday, 26 February 2016, 1:13 pm | New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers

The government’s consultation document supporting the Kiwifruit Industry Strategy Project has been released. More >>

Trans Pacific Partnership Another Win for Kiwifruit Growers

Tuesday, 6 October 2015, 2:32 pm | New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers

New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers Inc. (NZKGI) welcomes the overnight signing of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement – another big win for kiwifruit growers following the recent tariff elimination agreement with Korea. More >>

Tariff Amendment Bill a Significant Win

Friday, 25 September 2015, 10:04 am | New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers

New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers Inc. (NZKGI) welcomes yesterday’s passing of the Tariff Amendment Bill in parliament – a positive step toward a Free Trade Agreement with South Korea. More >>

New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers Incorporated AGM

Wednesday, 22 July 2015, 1:33 pm | New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers

New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers Incorporated (NZKGI) held its Annual General Meeting today, Wednesday 22 July 2015, updating growers on its key projects and reflected on a successful year. More >>

Bay of Plenty Young Fruit Grower Success

Thursday, 25 June 2015, 12:19 pm | New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers

More than 280 people from around the horticultural industry came together last night to celebrate the 2015 Bay of Plenty Young Fruit Grower competition which saw 26 year old Craig Ward from Apata take out the 2015 title at a sold-out gala dinner. More >>

Bay of Plenty Young Fruit Grower Competition

Tuesday, 16 June 2015, 4:29 pm | New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers

Organisers of the 2015 Bay of Plenty Young Fruit Grower competition have been overwhelmed by support for this year’s event. More >>

Final Results in Kiwifruit Grower Referendum Confirmed

Thursday, 9 April 2015, 2:27 pm | New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers

Final Results in Kiwifruit Grower Referendum Confirmed The final results in the Kiwifruit Industry Strategy Project (KISP) referendum have now been officially confirmed by election management company Electionz. KISP’s independent Chair, Neil Richardson, ... More >>

NZ Kiwifruit Growers United In Support For Industry Change

Tuesday, 24 March 2015, 10:50 am | New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers

Following a record voter turn-out, interim results show more than 90 percent of New Zealand kiwifruit growers have supported the outcomes of the Kiwifruit Industry Strategy Project (KISP) to lock-in long-term grower ownership and control of their industry. ... More >>

 

 

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