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HortNZ Urges Focus on Fruit Fly Response

2nd April 2015

Horticulture New Zealand says the find of additional Queensland fruit flies within the already established protection zone in Auckland is very concerning but not unexpected.

Don't Muddy the Water

2nd April 2015

Horticulture New Zealand is delighted to have the go-ahead to start an $800,000 project to measure the effect of best management practice for soils on farms.

Shop Smarter, Shop In Season

15th April 2015

Figures released by Statistics New Zealand today prove what Horticulture New Zealand has always said; when you shop in season, you are shopping smarter and saving money.

Pukekohe Grower Named New Zealand's Best Young Vegetable Grower

20th April 2015

Hamish Gates from Pukekohe has beaten off tough competition from four other entrants to be crowned New Zealand Young Vegetable Grower 2015.

Horticulture Production Exceeds $7 Billion

20th April 2015

New Zealand’s horticultural production has exceeded $7 billion for the first time, according to the latest edition of the industry statistics publication Fresh Facts.

"Unworkable" Environment Court Decision Will Not Be Appealed

24th April 2015

An unworkable and economically damaging recent Environment Court decision will not be challenged by Horticulture New Zealand because of the cost and time involved.

New Zealand Horticulture Takes Conference To Samoa

1st May 2015

This year’s Recognised Seasonal Employer Conference is in Samoa, the first time the conference has been held in an RSE partner nation.

Finally Visitors Will Pay To Help Protect Our Environment

21st May 2015

Horticulture New Zealand is delighted visitors to New Zealand will finally have to pay a share of the costs associated with protecting our nation’s borders.

Growers Elect Two New Members to HortNZ Board

7th July 2015

Horticulture New Zealand’s grower members have elected two new directors to their board.

Waimea grower wins Nelson Young Fruit Grower 2015

7th July 2015

Waimea grower Canaan Balck has risen above the rest of the field to win the Nelson Young Fruit Grower 2015 title.