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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.

Momentum building for mandatory CoOL

25th May 2017

Engagement with the New Zealand public is clearly showing their desire to have mandatory Country of Origin Labelling (CoOL) Horticulture New Zealand told the Primary Production Select Committee at Parliament today.

Waimate grower crowned Central Otago’s young fruit grower

29th May 2017

Ben Geaney from Waimate has emerged victorious against three other entrants to be named Central Otago’s Young Fruit Grower for 2017.

Young Growers prepare for Nelson competition

27th June 2017

Six of Nelson’s best young fruit growers are preparing to compete in next week’s regional young fruit grower competition.

Horticulture ripe for investment

30th June 2017

World-wide consumer interest in healthy food, growers being early-adopters of innovation, and rapid growth make horticulture in New Zealand ripe for further investment, says Horticulture New Zealand chief executive Mike Chapman.

Jordan James named 2017 HB Young Fruitgrower of the Year

3rd July 2017

The Hawke’s Bay Fruitgrowers’ Association is thrilled to announce that Jordan James is the 2017 winner of the Hawke’s Bay Young Fruitgrower of the Year competition.

Budding Tasman orchardist crowned Nelson’s young fruit grower

10th July 2017

Ralph Bastian from Appleby has emerged victorious against five other entrants to be named Nelson’s Young Fruit Grower for 2017.

Horticulture growers to vote on levy reduction

11th July 2017

A levy reduction for commercial fruit and vegetable growers will be voted on at tomorrow’s Horticulture New Zealand Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Tauranga, says Horticulture New Zealand President Julian Raine.

The story of fresh fruit and vegetables – from the seed to your plate

13th July 2017

 A video showing the story of New Zealand’s fresh fruit and vegetables, from the seed through to food on a plate, was launched by Horticulture New Zealand today.