New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers - Latest News [Page 1]

Students taste booming horticulture industry

Wednesday, 8 May 2019, 9:41 am | New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers

Around 280 Western BOP students participated in the annual Cultivate Your Career event today to become inspired by the Bay of Plenty’s booming horticulture industry. The event introduces secondary school students to industry professionals, exposing ... More >>

New workers help kiwifruit industry pick and pack

Tuesday, 16 April 2019, 3:02 pm | New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers

New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers Incorporated (NZKGI) are pleased that since the announcement of the declaration on 5 April, around 250 people have successfully applied to vary the conditions of their visitor visas to work in the labour shortage declaration ... More >>

Kiwifruit Growers appoint Labour Co-ordinator

Monday, 18 March 2019, 11:11 am | New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers

New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers Inc. has appointed Gavin Stagg as a Labour Co-ordinator to implement initiatives to ensure the industry has the workers it requires for the 2019 season. More >>

Kiwifruit harvest begins in Western Bay of Plenty

Tuesday, 12 March 2019, 7:35 pm | New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers

The first large volumes of Gold kiwifruit for 2019 have begun to be harvested in the Western Bay of Plenty today, with picking commencing in the Te Puke and Whakamarama regions. More >>

Gold (and green) rush is underway

Monday, 11 March 2019, 9:44 pm | New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers

The 2019 kiwifruit harvest has officially kicked off with the first of an estimated industry-wide 150 million trays picked and packed in Gisborne. More >>

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 >>

 

 

InfoPages Links

 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • PARLIAMENT
  • POLITICS
  • REGIONAL