New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers - Latest News [Page 2]

Kiwifruit growers support labour prosecution

Thursday, 9 June 2016, 1:05 pm | New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers

There is no place in the kiwifruit industry for people not complying with employment law, with growers backing the recent prosecution of a Bay of Plenty contractor, along with industry-wide initiatives to support compliance. More >>

NZ comedian, Te Radar, to host gala dinner

Tuesday, 24 May 2016, 12:55 pm | New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers

New Zealand award-winning comedian and TV personality, Te Radar, has been confirmed as MC for the Bay of Plenty Young Fruit Grower gala dinner at Mills Reef Winery on Wednesday 22 June. More >>

Next Steps for Kiwifruit Industry Strategy Project

Friday, 26 February 2016, 1:13 pm | New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers

The government’s consultation document supporting the Kiwifruit Industry Strategy Project has been released. More >>

Trans Pacific Partnership Another Win for Kiwifruit Growers

Tuesday, 6 October 2015, 2:32 pm | New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers

New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers Inc. (NZKGI) welcomes the overnight signing of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement – another big win for kiwifruit growers following the recent tariff elimination agreement with Korea. More >>

Tariff Amendment Bill a Significant Win

Friday, 25 September 2015, 10:04 am | New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers

New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers Inc. (NZKGI) welcomes yesterday’s passing of the Tariff Amendment Bill in parliament – a positive step toward a Free Trade Agreement with South Korea. More >>

New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers Incorporated AGM

Wednesday, 22 July 2015, 1:33 pm | New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers

New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers Incorporated (NZKGI) held its Annual General Meeting today, Wednesday 22 July 2015, updating growers on its key projects and reflected on a successful year. More >>

Bay of Plenty Young Fruit Grower Success

Thursday, 25 June 2015, 12:19 pm | New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers

More than 280 people from around the horticultural industry came together last night to celebrate the 2015 Bay of Plenty Young Fruit Grower competition which saw 26 year old Craig Ward from Apata take out the 2015 title at a sold-out gala dinner. More >>

Bay of Plenty Young Fruit Grower Competition

Tuesday, 16 June 2015, 4:29 pm | New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers

Organisers of the 2015 Bay of Plenty Young Fruit Grower competition have been overwhelmed by support for this year’s event. More >>

Final Results in Kiwifruit Grower Referendum Confirmed

Thursday, 9 April 2015, 2:27 pm | New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers

Final Results in Kiwifruit Grower Referendum Confirmed The final results in the Kiwifruit Industry Strategy Project (KISP) referendum have now been officially confirmed by election management company Electionz. KISP’s independent Chair, Neil Richardson, ... More >>

NZ Kiwifruit Growers United In Support For Industry Change

Tuesday, 24 March 2015, 10:50 am | New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers

Following a record voter turn-out, interim results show more than 90 percent of New Zealand kiwifruit growers have supported the outcomes of the Kiwifruit Industry Strategy Project (KISP) to lock-in long-term grower ownership and control of their industry. ... More >>

Kiwifruit Strategy Project on track for record turnout

Friday, 20 March 2015, 10:03 am | New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers

On the final day of voting, grower turnout for the Kiwifruit Industry Strategy Project (KISP) referendum has surpassed all expectations and is on track to be the largest voter turnout in the horticulture sector for almost two decades. KISP Independent ... More >>

First Future Leaders Committee Selected

Monday, 9 March 2015, 11:52 am | New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers

Shaun Vickers of Ballance Agri-Nutrients—Chair Rikki James of Cameron Farms —Treasurer Cody Bent of Trevelyan’s Pack & Cool—Secretary Mary Black of Zespri International Campbell Wood of Seeka Kiwifruit Industries Keiran Harvey of Bay Gold Limited NZKGI ... More >>

Patrick Malley Takes Out Young Horticulturist of the Year

Friday, 14 November 2014, 1:00 pm | New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers

Whangarei kiwifruit grower, Patrick Malley, has taken out his third consecutive victory this year by winning the ‘2014 Young Horticulturist of the Year’ title at a ceremony in Auckland last night. More >>

National Grower Organisation Will Not Join Kiwifruit Claim

Friday, 3 October 2014, 9:48 am | New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers

NZKGI is strongly advising growers not to join The Kiwifruit Claim until NZKGI has completed its due diligence on the agreement growers are being asked to sign when they join the claim. More >>

Kiwifruit Claim Class Action against the Government

Tuesday, 30 September 2014, 3:12 pm | New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers

New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers Incorporated (NZKGI) became aware of ‘The Kiwifruit Claim’ class action against the Government this afternoon (Monday 29 September 2014). More >>

NZ Kiwifruit Growers Welcome Boost to Horticulture Industry

Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 9:54 am | New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers

New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers Incorporated (NZKGI) has welcomed the Government’s plans to get more Kiwis into seasonal work, and its decision to increase the annual Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) cap to a total of 9000 workers. More >>

Letter to PM - NZKGI Supports Kiwifruit Industry Structure

Friday, 24 May 2013, 4:31 pm | New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers

As this country’s kiwifruit grower representative body, NZKGI can assure you that growers overwhelmingly support the current industry structure and Zespri as its marketer. Zespri’s historical issues in a single market do not diminish growers’ support ... More >>

NZKGI Welcome Minister’s Approval of National Pest Mgnt Plan

Tuesday, 14 May 2013, 2:54 pm | New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers

New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers Incorporated (NZKGI) welcomes the decision by the Minister for Primary Industries (MPI), Nathan Guy, to approve the National Psa-V Pest Management Plan (NPMP). More >>

Help for Growers as Psa-V Declared an Adverse Event

Wednesday, 5 December 2012, 4:04 pm | New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers

New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers Incorporated (NZKGI) welcomes Government approval for a financial and recovery support package, for kiwifruit growers hit by the vine-killing disease Psa. More >>

Psa: Review Import Requirements And Border Processes

Wednesday, 4 July 2012, 2:20 pm | New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers

New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers Incorporated (NZKGI) says the findings of a review into the incursion of the kiwifruit vine-killing disease Psa, underline how critical it is for the country’s Biosecurity to be appropriately resourced. More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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