Media Releases

Horticulture Welcomes Biosecurity Review

26 Jul 2016

HortNZ congratulates the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) and Minister Nathan Guy for undertaking a review of New Zealand’s biosecurity strategy, and the development of B...

Vegetable Grower from Pukekohe Wins National Horticulture Title

21 Jul 2016

Andrew Hutchinson from Pukekohe, Auckland, was crowned Young Grower of the Year at tonight’s awards dinner in his home town. He has been identified by industry leaders as a sh...

Roxburgh Young Grower Places Third in National Horticulture Competition

20 Jul 2016

Jack Gilchrist from Roxburgh has been awarded third place at the Young Grower of the Year annual awards dinner in Pukekohe tonight. Jack, 22, an Assisting Manager at Willowbro...

Bay of Plenty Grower Places Second in National Horticulture Competition

20 Jul 2016

Chris Clement from Bay of Plenty has been awarded second place at the Young Grower of the Year annual awards dinner in Pukekohe tonight. Chris, who works at Apata Group, won t...

Jordan James named Hawke’s Bay’s best fruit grower

11 Jul 2016

Jordan James, 25, from Mr Apple has beaten off tough competition from seven other entrants to be crowned Hawke's Bay's Young Fruitgrower for 2016 at Saturday night's gala dinn...

New Grower Board Members Elected To HortNZ

05 Jul 2016

  Two new grower board members have been elected to the Horticulture New Zealand board.   Northland kiwifruit grower David Kelly has been re-elected for what will be his third...

Young Fruit Growers Compete to be Hawke’s Bay’s Best

30 Jun 2016

Eight young fruit growers from orchards across the Hawke’s Bay are sharpening their secateurs in preparation for next week’s Hawke’s Bay Young Fruitgrower of the Year competit...

Young Fruit Growers Compete to be Nelson’s Best

27 Jun 2016

Five young fruit growers from orchards across Nelson are sharpening their pruning shears in preparation for next week’s regional Young Fruit Grower competition at Hoddy’s Orch...

Chris Clement Dominates Bay of Plenty Young Grower Awards

22 Jun 2016

Chris Clement, 29, from Apata Group has beaten off tough competition from five other entrants to be crowned Bay of Plenty's Young Fruit Grower for 2016 at tonight's gala dinn...

Horticulture Welcomes Bruce Wills As New Board Member

21 Jun 2016

Former Federated Farmers president Bruce Wills has been appointed to the position of independent board director for Horticulture New Zealand.   The Hawke’s Bay hill country fa...