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Valentine’s Day – Kiwi growers a better pick

Friday, 12 February 2016, 3:51 pm | NZ Flower Growers

Love is in the air as Valentine’s Day approaches, but it’s buyer beware when it comes to choosing a longer-lasting, pesticide-free bloom. Picking from a Kiwi rose grower instead of the influx of imported bouquets could make all the difference ... More >>

Flower dumping puts Kiwi jobs at risk

Monday, 31 August 2015, 9:40 am | NZ Flower Growers

Millions of cheap roses from India are being potentially dumped on the New Zealand market, threatening the viability of local growers, the New Zealand Flower Growers Association (NZFGA) says. Just on 3 million Indian roses flooded into New Zealand ... More >>

Imported roses could devastate horticulture industry

Wednesday, 11 February 2015, 10:48 am | NZ Flower Growers

The New Zealand Flower Growers Association is warning that the annual flood of rose imports from India for Valentine’s Day could devastate many sectors of our own $2.4 billion horticulture industry. More >>

Flower buyers get short-changed

Tuesday, 16 December 2014, 11:29 am | NZ Flower Growers

The New Zealand Flower Growers Association (NZFGA) wants imported flowers to be labelled as imports so consumers can make an informed choice about whether to buy them. More >>

Top tips to help guys buy flowers for Mum

Friday, 9 May 2014, 1:15 pm | NZ Flower Growers

With Mother’s Day looming, florists are gearing up for another big one. But for the men in the family, buying flowers for Mum, or the mother of your kids, is not always the simplest exercise, and it doesn’t always produce the best results. More >>

It’s all about the love…. flowers!

Wednesday, 9 February 2011, 1:41 pm | NZ Flower Growers

It’s true. Roses are still the most popular gift for a celebration about love and, for traditionalists, red roses still reign supreme on Valentine’s Day. Chairman of New Zealand Flower Growers, David Blewden, says demand for red roses on Valentine’s ... More >>




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