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Two sets of rules won’t work in the Waikato

5th December 2016

Having two sets of rules never works – it is divisive, and always leaves someone feeling disadvantaged. So HortNZ was surprised and disappointed when we learned the Waikato Regional Council (WRC) was slicing out an area previously covered by its notified Proposed Waikato Regional Plan Change 1, to allow consultation...

Houses or food, Mr Seymour?

26th January 2017

In a speech given on 23 January in Auckland, ACT Leader and MP for Epsom David Seymour stated:

Funding approved for stream restoration project

18th October 2016

Horticulture New Zealand has assisted Pukekohe vegetable growers to get funding for riparian plantings along the waterways that feed into the Waikato River.

Congratulations to Young Horticulturalist of the Year

11th November 2016

Horticulture New Zealand congratulates Pukekohe grower Andrew Hutchinson, who was named Young Horticulturalist of the Year at last night’s awards dinner in Auckland.

Pukekohe grower wins New Zealand’s best young vegetable grower

15th May 2017

Scott Wilcox from Pukekohe has emerged victorious against six other entrants to be named New Zealand’s Young Vegetable Grower of 2017.

Irrigation investment first step towards food security

18th May 2017

Horticulture New Zealand welcomes the Government’s planned increase in grant funding and capital investment towards irrigation and water infrastructure in Budget 2017.