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Waikato Vegetable Growing Decision Highlights Need For Nationwide Policy

Wednesday, 18 March 2020, 11:07 am | Horticulture NZ

Horticulture New Zealand says the Waikato Plan Change decision allows vegetable growing in the short term but fails to take account of population growth and the need for healthy food, across New Zealand. ‘HortNZ estimates that in less than ... More >>

Horticulture Industry’s Growth To More Than $6 Billion Is Thanks To Growers

Friday, 13 March 2020, 8:18 am | Horticulture NZ

New Zealand Horticulture’s Steady Growth Of Nearly Three Percent To More Than $6 Billion A Year In Export Earnings- Is Thanks To Passionate Growers, Quality Produce, And Decades Of Investment, Says Horticulture New Zealand. ‘New Zealand’s Growers ... More >>

New Organic Products Legislation Will Benefit Horticulture

Sunday, 1 March 2020, 12:08 pm | Horticulture NZ

New legislation to increase consumer confidence in organic products will benefit the domestic and export New Zealand horticulture industry, Horticulture New Zealand says. ‘The new legislation will create a standard that will give consumers greater ... More >>

Importance Of Healthy Plants Celebrated In International Year Of Plant Health

Wednesday, 19 February 2020, 8:26 am | Horticulture NZ

Healthy plants’ contribution to New Zealand’s wellbeing and economic sustainability has been highlighted at the launch of the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH) at Parliament tonight. "Healthy plants are the backbone of New Zealand’s wellbeing ... More >>

"I Can’t Imagine Myself Anywhere But Horticulture", Bay Of Plenty Young Grower Of The Year

Thursday, 13 February 2020, 2:49 pm | Horticulture NZ

Melissa van den Heuvel, an Industry Systems Associate at NZ Avocado, has been named Bay of Plenty’s Young Grower for 2020 at an awards dinner in Tauranga. The competition took place last Saturday, 8 February, at Te Puke Showgrounds, where the eight competitors ... More >>

Minimum wage needs a rethink

Thursday, 19 December 2019, 9:18 am | Horticulture NZ

Horticulture New Zealand believes minimum wage laws need to be reviewed so they reflect the reality of living and doing business in New Zealand. More >>

Horticulture experiencing record growth

Monday, 16 December 2019, 12:15 pm | Horticulture NZ

The Ministry of Primary Industries ‘Situation and outlook for primary industries' (SOPI) report for December 2019 identifies continued growth of the primary sector, highlighting growth in horticulture. More >>

Selling New Zealand’s fruit and vegetables to the world

Monday, 16 December 2019, 10:59 am | Horticulture NZ

Selling New Zealand’s fruit and vegetables to the world is behind a new campaign showcasing New Zealand horticulture. More >>

Primary Sector Council’s unification vision welcomed

Thursday, 12 December 2019, 1:14 pm | Horticulture NZ

Horticulture New Zealand says the Primary Sector Council’s vision to align the food and fibre sector is the right one, because it will enable the sector and the Government to respond collectively to current and future challenges. More >>

Future proofing vegetable growing in Pukekohe

Thursday, 28 November 2019, 1:22 pm | Horticulture NZ

More than 50 people are finding more about how to manage vegetable growing in Pukekohe in a changing regulatory environment, thanks to Horticulture New Zealand, Vegetables New Zealand, Potatoes New Zealand, Onions New Zealand and the Pukekohe Vegetable ... More >>

Lucrative opportunities in horticulture for school leavers

Friday, 22 November 2019, 11:24 am | Horticulture NZ

School leavers should consider horticulture as a career filled with variety, relevance and opportunities to see the world. More >>

HortNZ welcomes conclusion of the RCEP negotiations

Tuesday, 5 November 2019, 1:49 pm | Horticulture NZ

Horticulture New Zealand has welcomed the successful conclusion of the RCEP negotiations, saying trade agreements are critical to the ongoing success of export industries like horticulture. More >>

Successful RCEP negotiations welcomed by Onions New Zealand

Tuesday, 5 November 2019, 9:31 am | Horticulture NZ

Successful conclusion of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) negotiations welcomed by Onions New Zealand More >>

Importance of growing fresh vegetables and fruit made clear

Friday, 1 November 2019, 12:13 pm | Horticulture NZ

HortNZ has made clear to the Government in its submission on freshwater management that it is critical that New Zealand can grow enough fresh vegetables and fruit to feed itself, now and in the future. More >>

Horticulture NZ right behind Biosecurity Business Pledge

Thursday, 31 October 2019, 11:11 am | Horticulture NZ

Horticulture New Zealand - which represents the interests of more than 5000 fruit and vegetable growers - has signed up to the Biosecurity Business Pledge that the Biosecurity Minister Damien O’Connor has launched today. More >>

Horticulture NZ already working with growers on climate

Thursday, 24 October 2019, 9:56 am | Horticulture NZ

Horticulture New Zealand has welcomed the Government’s endorsement of the Primary Sector Climate Change Commitment, saying it has already started working with its growers on the challenges associated with climate change. More >>

Government must focus on maintaining productive capacity

Friday, 11 October 2019, 8:23 am | Horticulture NZ

Moves by the Government to protect highly productive land must focus on maintaining the productive capacity of that land. More >>

Vegetable prices set to increase by more than half

Monday, 7 October 2019, 10:12 am | Horticulture NZ

Vegetable prices could increase by as much as 58% by 2043, risking New Zealanders’ health, if central and local government policies that will stop new vegetable growing in New Zealand are accepted. More >>

Austin Singh Purewal wins Young Vegetable Grower of the Year

Friday, 4 October 2019, 9:15 am | Horticulture NZ

The youngest finalist in this year’s Young Grower of the Year competition, Austin Singh Purewal, beat the field to win this year’s Young Vegetable Grower of the Year. More >>

Austin Singh Purewal wins Young Vegetable Grower of the Year

Friday, 4 October 2019, 9:15 am | Horticulture NZ

The youngest finalist in this year’s Young Grower of the Year competition, Austin Singh Purewal, beat the field to win this year’s Young Vegetable Grower of the Year. More >>

 

 

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