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Labour Constraints See New Zealand Apple And Pear Season Estimate Drop 12% On Pre-season Estimate

Friday, 20 May 2022, 10:28 am | New Zealand Apples and Pears

New Zealand Apples and Pears (NZAPI), the industry organisation representing the country’s pipfruit growers, today released a crop re-forecast that predicts a decrease of 12% on the organisation’s pre-season estimate. In January this year, the 2022 ... More >>

Funding Of $15 Million Project Will Enable NZ To Be The World Leader In Sustainable Apple Production

Tuesday, 26 April 2022, 1:10 pm | New Zealand Apples and Pears

A government-backed, industry-led seven year research programme has been launched, which will help achieve the apple industry’s goal to be the global exemplar of sustainable production practices. The $14.77 million project, the largest the industry ... More >>

Big Apple Crop Comes With Big Challenges For Industry

Wednesday, 9 February 2022, 1:47 pm | New Zealand Apples and Pears

New Zealand’s apple and pear crop for 2022 is predicted to reach 601,000 tonnes, closely in line with long term forecasting. Assuming fruit is able to be picked and packed, export volume could be slightly higher than 2020 levels, which dropped following ... More >>

New Zealand Apple Industry Appoints Two New Associate Directors

Monday, 20 December 2021, 12:31 pm | New Zealand Apples and Pears

New Zealand Apples and Pears (NZAPI) has announced the two appointments to its 2022 Associate Director programme. Freshmax Exports Asia Sales Manager Greg Sutherland and Mr. Apple Export Sales Executive Naomi Mannering will join the NZAPI board in ... More >>

NZ Apple Industry Appoints New Chief Executive

Thursday, 4 November 2021, 9:01 am | New Zealand Apples and Pears

New Zealand Apples and Pears Inc. (NZAPI) today announced the appointment of its new Chief Executive, Terry Meikle. Mr Meikle joins NZAPI with an impressive track record of strategic management and international trade relations, having led NZ agriculture ... More >>

NZ Apple Industry Welcomes UK Free Trade Agreement

Thursday, 21 October 2021, 2:33 pm | New Zealand Apples and Pears

New Zealand Apples & Pears Inc (NZAPI), the industry association representing the country’s apple, pear and nashi growers, has welcomed the announcement from the Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, and Trade Minister, Damien O’Connor, that an ... More >>

Govt staffer receives NZ apple and pear industry award

Tuesday, 7 September 2021, 1:56 pm | New Zealand Apples and Pears

For the first time in the award’s eight year history, a government official has been awarded the Outstanding Contribution to the Industry accolade. At the recent pipfruit industry conference hosted by industry organisation NZ Apples and Pears ... More >>

NZ Apples And Pears Chief Executive To Step Down

Tuesday, 8 June 2021, 9:20 am | New Zealand Apples and Pears

NZ Apples and Pears Inc. (NZAPI) chairman, Richard Punter, has announced that the organisation’s chief executive Alan Pollard will step down from his role later this year. Pollard has been in his role for just over nine years. The industry realised ... More >>

NZ Apple Volumes Fall: Millions Will Be Lost In Export Earnings

Friday, 19 March 2021, 10:27 am | New Zealand Apples and Pears

New Zealand Apples and Pears Inc (NZAPI), the industry association representing all apple, pear and nashi growers in New Zealand, has released an updated crop estimate for 2021. In January, the industry was forecasting a gross national crop of 558,672 ... More >>

Government RSE Worker Announcement Welcomed By Apple Industry

Friday, 27 November 2020, 8:35 am | New Zealand Apples and Pears

New Zealand Apples & Pears (NZAPI), the industry body representing all apple and pear growers in New Zealand, has welcomed the government's announcement that 2,000 additional RSE workers will be able to enter New Zealand early next year. Chief ... More >>

Forget Contiki, Sign Up For Pick Tiki And Have An Epic Summer Adventure

Wednesday, 28 October 2020, 4:00 pm | New Zealand Apples and Pears

Young Kiwis are being encouraged to take on a working holiday over summer, earning cash and making new friends while exploring some of the best regions in Aotearoa. A new online job service has just been launched, ‘ Pick Tiki ’, the brainchild ... More >>

Urgent Government Intervention Required For Horticulture Industry Finance Minister Told

Thursday, 17 September 2020, 1:50 pm | New Zealand Apples and Pears

Industry representatives met with Finance Minister, Grant Robertson in Hawke’s Bay earlier this week to discuss challenges facing the regional fruit and wine industry. The main item of discussion was around labour pressure for the coming grape, summerfruit ... More >>

New Zealand’s Apple And Pear Harvest Continues Under Strict Rules

Friday, 3 April 2020, 4:05 pm | New Zealand Apples and Pears

Like many other horticulture sectors, the 2020 harvest of New Zealand’s apple, pear and nashi crop is well underway, with more than 14,000 workers harvesting around 600,000 tonnes of fruit destined for domestic and global consumers, and for processing. ... More >>

Apple industry welcomes trade announcements

Friday, 8 November 2019, 11:27 am | New Zealand Apples and Pears

New Zealand’s apple and pear growers and exporters have welcomed news of the China Free Trade Agreement (FTA) upgrade and substantial progress with the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP). More >>

PICK of the CROP

Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 4:48 pm | New Zealand Apples and Pears

They’re the pick of the crop - a group of New Zealand’s best and brightest young talent who are this week embarking on the first ever International Horticultural Immersion Programme (IHIP). IHIP is the newest industry-led and funded $250,000 pilot ... More >>

New Gateway to Attract Youth to Apple and Pear Industry

Friday, 24 May 2019, 9:33 am | New Zealand Apples and Pears

Opening the gateway to hundreds of exciting new career and education opportunities in New Zealand’s booming apple and pear industry is underway with one of the first new Regional Career Coordinators in Hawke’s Bay this week. More >>

New Zealand Apple and Pear Industry Targets Biosecurity

Tuesday, 5 February 2019, 3:07 pm | New Zealand Apples and Pears

New Zealand Apple and Pear Industry Targets Biosecurity to Protect Industry’s Future More >>

New Zealand 2019 Apple and Pear Crop Forecast Released

Friday, 1 February 2019, 4:13 pm | New Zealand Apples and Pears

The New Zealand apple and pear industry is forecasting a modest increase in the gross crop for 2019, according to the annual crop estimate just released. A forecast gross crop of 604,500 metric tonnes is 2.5% up on 2018 production. New Zealand Apples & ... More >>

Apple Industry already Growing Jobs for New Graduates

Tuesday, 27 November 2018, 12:39 pm | New Zealand Apples and Pears

New Zealand’s booming apple and pear industry is already promising great career opportunities for the first graduates of a new stand-alone Bachelor’s Degree in Horticulture. More >>

Apple Industry already growing jobs

Tuesday, 27 November 2018, 11:15 am | New Zealand Apples and Pears

New Zealand’s booming apple and pear industry is already promising great career opportunities for the first graduates of a new stand-alone Bachelor’s Degree in Horticulture. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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