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Annabel Bulk is NZ’s Young Horticulturist of the Year

Friday, 9 November 2018, 9:31 am | Royal NZ Institute of Horticulture Education Trust

Annabel Bulk from Felton Road Wines in Bannockburn, Central Otago has tonight been declared New Zealand’s Young Horticulturist of the Year 2018 Winner. More >>

Kiwi ingenuity thriving in Young Horticulturist Competition

Friday, 2 November 2018, 8:48 am | Royal NZ Institute of Horticulture Education Trust

2 November 2018 From biodegradable plant pots and horticulture apps, to tools that use satellite data to estimate crop sizes or simply make it easier to couple garden, vineyard or orchard irrigation with elbow style joiners, the Young Horticulturist ... More >>

Industry leaders focusing on reducing plastic by 2025

Wednesday, 8 August 2018, 12:19 pm | Royal NZ Institute of Horticulture Education Trust

While the horticultural and related industries are making widespread gains when it comes to eliminating plastic waste such as packaging for produce and single-use plant pots in nursery production — the consensus is that innovation in the industry ... More >>

Young Horticulturalist of the Year 2017 Competition

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 3:05 pm | Royal NZ Institute of Horticulture Education Trust

SUSTAINABILITY and technology are the common themes in this year’s innovation leg of the Young Horticulturalist of the Year 2017 competition. More >>

Upper NI Dominates Race for NZ's Top Horticulturist 2017

Wednesday, 25 October 2017, 10:45 am | Royal NZ Institute of Horticulture Education Trust

This year’s search for New Zealand’s best young horticulturalist has a distinctly Upper North Island flavour with four out of the five contestants for New Zealand’s top young horticulturist 2017 coming from Gisborne, Auckland, Te Puke and Waiheke ... More >>

Primary industries need young leader competitions

Tuesday, 25 July 2017, 3:39 pm | Royal NZ Institute of Horticulture Education Trust

PRESS RELEASE Royal NZ Institute of Horticulture Education Trust 25 July 2017 Primary industries need young leader competitions to help survive future threats Call for more companies, media and leaders to get behind competitions like Young Horticulturist ... More >>

Environmentally friendly shift needed for primary industry

Friday, 28 April 2017, 3:11 pm | Royal NZ Institute of Horticulture Education Trust

More young Kiwis are needed to roll up their sleeves and help save New Zealand's environment, particularly our waterways, by participating in careers that expand horticulture as the higher value land use activity of choice. This needs to be given ... More >>

Young Horticulturist of the Year 2016

Friday, 11 November 2016, 10:27 am | Royal NZ Institute of Horticulture Education Trust

The winner of New Zealand’s overall ‘Young Horticulturist of the Year’ 2015 is Andrew Hutchinson , who is based in Pukekohe. More >>

Horticulture going digital

Thursday, 10 November 2016, 1:33 pm | Royal NZ Institute of Horticulture Education Trust

PRESS RELEASE: For immediate release From: Royal NZ Institute of Horticulture Education Trust Date: 10 November 2016 More >>

Technology helping to make horticulture more attractive

Tuesday, 8 November 2016, 10:56 am | Royal NZ Institute of Horticulture Education Trust

Efforts by primary stakeholders, helped by the rising prevalence of technology in the horticultural sector, appear to be paying off as more and more young people enter the industry. More >>

Smarts needed as rush to build houses increases in Auckland

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 3:25 pm | Royal NZ Institute of Horticulture Education Trust

Smarts needed as rush to build houses takes toll on Auckland's green spaces Search on for 2016 Young Horticulturist of the Year AUCKLANDERS are being warned that the rush to build more houses – even as the Auckland Council comes under pressure to ... More >>

Rush to build houses takes toll on Auckland's green spaces

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 11:42 am | Royal NZ Institute of Horticulture Education Trust

AUCKLANDERS are being warned that the rush to build more houses – even as the Auckland Council comes under pressure to abandon its urban growth boundary – could result in a massive loss of green spaces, with associated costs to the environment, ... More >>

Smart people needed to feed 9.6 billion people

Tuesday, 26 April 2016, 12:01 pm | Royal NZ Institute of Horticulture Education Trust

Smart people needed to feed 9.6 billion people on less land with less water More >>

Young Horticulturist competition 2015 Grand Final next week

Thursday, 5 November 2015, 5:26 pm | Royal NZ Institute of Horticulture Education Trust

The six finalists in this year’s ‘Young Horticulturist of the Year 2015 Competition’ will face off in the grand final showdown between small town New Zealand and the country’s big three cities in Auckland next week. More >>

The future of the horticultural industry?

Friday, 30 October 2015, 12:22 pm | Royal NZ Institute of Horticulture Education Trust

Could drones, apps and electrical tape measures feature in the future of the horticultural industry? More >>

Showdown between small town NZ and the big three cities

Friday, 9 October 2015, 2:46 pm | Royal NZ Institute of Horticulture Education Trust

Showdown between small town New Zealand and the big three cities in this year’s ‘Young Horticulturist’ competition More >>

Young Hort winner calls for primary industry diversification

Wednesday, 2 September 2015, 5:28 pm | Royal NZ Institute of Horticulture Education Trust

The downturn in prices confronting dairy farmers is a timely reminder to those in horticulture to consider crop diversification now, while kiwifruit, pipfruit and wine exports are booming . More >>

 

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