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New HortNZ Awards Announced

28th April 2015

These new awards are designed to complement the industry awards already presented by HortNZ: the Bledisloe Cup, Life Membership and the Young Grower of the Year. The new awards are:

Samurai wasp warrior

10th February 2017

by Richard Palmer

While the brown marmorated stink bug hasn’t made it to our shores, forces are rallying just in case the worst happens.

Gunman targets berry farm cafe

10th February 2017

by Alison McCulloch

HortNZ Scholarships Helping Students Out

13th May 2015

Check out this story from SunLive that sheds light on what Horticulture New Zealand's scholarships mean to them.

Spray Buggy Thieves Wanted

16th June 2015

Kiwifruit growers Mark and Robyn Gardiner of Cambridge are bewildered by the brazen theft of their purpose built Holden Rodeo Spray buggy which they use to spray their kiwifruit orchard.

HortNZ Annual Report and AGM Papers 2015

26th June 2015

Read the 2015 Horticulture New Zealand Annual Report by clicking here.

Fruitgrowers Charitable Trust in Surplus

30th June 2015

Please click here to download the article about the Fruitgrowers Charitable Trust.

Feijoa growers seek industry help over guava moth

22nd October 2015

Read the Orchardist article about the effects of guava moth on feijoa plants, and what research is being done to combat the pest.

Please click here to download the Orchardist's article on guava moth.

Leadership A Powerful Tool For Horticulture

16th November 2015

HortNZ’s leadership programme has been acknowledged for its role in supporting the industry by Hunua MP Andrew Bayly. The comments feature in an article in the Waiuku Post. Andrew says the HortNZ leadership programme helps to build momentum for horticulture businesses and that vegetable growth is a strong feature of...