Media Releases

Dam Decision – Reflects Lack Of Legislative Balance

21 May 2014

The ability of growers to farm to, or below, the limits over the time frames contained in the Tukituki Catchment Proposal (Ruataniwha) Board of Inquiry draft report will be a ...

Another Fruit Fly Find Threatens New Zealand Horticulture

03 Apr 2014

Horticulture New Zealand says it is unbelievable and unexpected that the country is faced with another Queensland fruit fly detection, so soon after the last one in January. T...

Serious Supermarket Allegations Need to Be Investigated

13 Feb 2014

Horticulture New Zealand believes the serious allegations made by MP Shane Jones regarding supermarket chain Countdown need to be investigated by the Commerce Commission. Hort...

Aussies Buy Local, and That Doesn’t Include Us

07 Feb 2014

Horticulture New Zealand supports Prime Minister John Key’s efforts to raise the subject of the Australian supermarkets’ reluctance to stock processed Kiwi produce with his co...

Fruit Fly Find Means Anxious Wait For Growers

23 Jan 2014

New Zealand’s horticulture industry is collectively holding its breath while it waits to find out if there will be any more Queensland fruit flies found in Northland. The Mini...

The Mighty Potato Eyes Up 'NZ's Top Vegetable' Spot

09 Jan 2014

The mighty potato has pushed out tomatoes to take the title of New Zealand’s number one favourite vegetable. But it was very close. The latest Household Economic Survey figure...