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Kiwifruit Harvest Taster Day: Registrations Open

Thursday, 25 February 2021, 6:40 am | NZKGI

An initiative giving people an insight into working in the kiwifruit industry over harvest is about to kick off. The initiative – led by New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers Inc. (NZKGI) and funded by the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) – sets its ... More >>

Kiwifruit recruitment strategy wins gold award

Friday, 12 June 2020, 3:58 pm | NZKGI

A kiwifruit labour attraction strategy implemented by New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers Inc. (NZKGI) and Wright Communications received a gold prize at the 2020 Public Relations Institute of New Zealand (PRINZ) Awards. More >>

Kiwifruit Industry Wants More Kiwi Pickers And Packers

Wednesday, 18 March 2020, 8:21 am | NZKGI

Workers from COVID-19-impacted hospitality, tourism and forestry industries invited to join harvest More than 20,000 seasonal workers needed Kiwis a first priority to pick and pack kiwifruit Attraction strategy to get information out to potential workers ... More >>

Seasonal labour shortage declared for BOP kiwifruit industry

Saturday, 6 April 2019, 12:20 pm | NZKGI

New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers Incorporated (NZKGI) supports the Ministry of Social Development’s (MSD) declaration of a labour shortage for the kiwifruit industry in the Bay of Plenty and the extension of the labour shortage in the Hawkes Bay. ... More >>

Kiwifruit seasonal labour guide published

Thursday, 28 February 2019, 2:44 pm | NZKGI

New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers Inc. (NZKGI) has published a comprehensive guide to working in the kiwifruit industry as it prepares for the 2019 harvest. More >>

Kiwifruit sector front-foots campaign to find pickers

Wednesday, 20 February 2019, 9:10 am | NZKGI

The kiwifruit industry is pulling out all the stops to make sure the 2019 harvest, which starts mid-March, isn’t short of workers – ensuring that quality Zespri kiwifruit is sent to overseas customers in premium condition. More >>

Zespri’s Subsidiary Company Sentenced by Chinese Court

Saturday, 23 March 2013, 11:25 am | NZKGI

NZ Kiwifruit Growers Incorporated (NZKGI) has been advised that Zespri’s Chinese Subsidiary Company, Zespri Management Consulting Corporation, has been found guilty of smuggling. One of Zespri Management Consulting Corporation’s employees has also ... More >>