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01 Jan 2018

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HortNZ Board appointed director

Horticulture New Zealand Inc (HortNZ) is the national organisation representing New Zealand’s 5,000 commercial fruit, vegetable and berry fruit growers. The organisation works on industry wide issues for industry good to support and encourage industry growth.

The Horticulture New Zealand Board is seeking to appoint a director to complement the skills, experience and knowledge of the grower directors elected by members.

Candidates will have strong governance and leadership experience. They must have a genuine interest in, and knowledge of, the breadth of issues affecting horticulture. Candidates will also be familiar with the current political/advocacy process and possess strong business management skills. Excellent communication skills and established networks will also be an advantage.

Appointed directors serve on the board for up to three years and are expected to commit a minimum of 15-20 days each year to meetings and other board duties, plus preparation time.

A full job description is available here. To apply, send a CV and covering letter to by 5.00pm on Tuesday, 30 April.


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