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Young grower talent from Pukekohe wins national title

17th August 2015

Hamish Gates from Pukekohe was named Young Grower of the Year 2015 last night at the Rydges Latimer in Christchurch.

Good Result Gives Horticulture Room to Grow

6th October 2015

The overnight signing of the Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal ushers in a new era of trade for New Zealand’s horticulture industry.

Horticulture New Zealand welcomes new border levy

14th October 2015

A border clearance levy for all visitors arriving in New Zealand has been welcomed by Horticulture New Zealand.

HortNZ Congratulates MPI On Successful Eradication

4th December 2015

Horticulture New Zealand is pleased to be able to congratulate the Ministry for Primary Industries on its successful eradication of the Queensland fruit fly from the Auckland suburb of Grey Lynn.

Growers door knocking to thank Grey Lynn residents

17th December 2015

Fruit and vegetable grower representatives will beat the feet across Grey Lynn today to thank more than 300 households for helping save New Zealand’s $6 billion industry from the Queensland Fruit Fly.

Strawberries On Pav Or Roasted Potatoes For You This Christmas?

18th December 2015

A quick unscientific survey of Horticulture New Zealand’s family and friends has revealed strawberries on a pavlova is the favourite use of a fresh fruit or vegetable for Christmas 2015.

HortNZ Watches Tau Fly Detection Closely

22nd January 2016

Horticulture New Zealand is closely monitoring the response to the detection of a single male Tau Fly in Manurewa, Auckland.

Horticulture Welcomes TPP Signing

4th February 2016

New Zealand’s peak body for commercial fruit and vegetable growers, Horticulture New Zealand, has welcomed the official New Zealand signing of the Trans Pacific Partnership agreement today.

Report Shows Strong Future for Organic Products

7th April 2016

There’s good news for New Zealand’s organic fruit and vegetable growers in the report released today showing Kiwis are buying more organic product from their local supermarket.