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Freshwater Management Policy Gives Growers Hope

10th February 2015

Horticulture New Zealand is looking forward to a time when all regional councils will manage their waterways in the same way, thanks to today’s release of the new National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management,

Northland Fruit Grower Wins National Title

10th February 2015

Patrick Malley from Northland was crowned Young Grower of the Year 2014 last night at the Rydges Latimer in Christchurch.

High Profile for New Zealand Horticulture at Asia Fruit Logistica

10th February 2015

New Zealand will have a high profile presence at this year’s leading trade event for the fresh produce sector in Asia which runs from September 3 – 5 in Hong Kong.

Well Done Patrick! Young Grower Wins Industry Award

10th February 2015

Northland kiwifruit and avocado grower Patrick Malley is the toast of all commercial fruit and vegetable growers in the country today.

FTAs Bear Fruit for NZ Horticulture in Global Markets

10th February 2015

A report released today by the horticulture industry shows tariffs imposed by other countries on our products cost New Zealand’s 5000 commercial growers an average of $36,000 each, which is a decrease of $8,000 on the 2012 figures.

Long Serving Director Steps Down From HortNZ Board

10th February 2015

Horticulture New Zealand foundation director Brian Gargiulo has resigned and Horowhenua greenhouse grower Hayden Armstrong has been co-opted by the board to fill the vacancy.

Horticulture New Zealand Chief Executive Resigns

2nd April 2015

Horticulture New Zealand president Julian Raine has accepted the resignation of the organisation’s long-serving chief executive Peter Silcock.

Bring Back 100% X-Ray Now Says HortNZ

2nd April 2015

Horticulture New Zealand wants 100% x-ray of passenger bags reinstated at our international airports, at least until summer ends, following yet another Queensland fruit fly detection.

HortNZ Welcomes Kiwifruit Industry Supportive Voter Turnout

2nd April 2015

Horticulture New Zealand welcomes the decisive voter turnout for the kiwifruit industry’s Kiwifruit Industry Strategy Project.

Growers Ask Cricket Fans to Leave Fruit at Home

2nd April 2015

New Zealand’s commercial fruit and vegetable growers are asking everyone going to the World Cup Cricket match at Eden Park tomorrow to help smash an unwanted Aussie visitor for a six.