Media Releases

Horticulture Supports Primary Sector Skills Funding

13 Jun 2016

Horticulture New Zealand welcomes a new pilot programme which aims to encourage tertiary education providers to work more closely with primary industry. The new programme will...

Roxburgh fruit grower named Central Otago’s best

30 May 2016

  Jack Gilchrist from Roxburgh has beaten off tough competition from four other entrants to be crowned Central Otago’s Young Fruit Grower for 2016. The day-long competition in...

Uncontrolled Urban Sprawl Will Increase Vegetable Prices

19 May 2016

  It’s a simple equation: Auckland spreads its housing into our fruit and vegetable production land = we all pay more for food. Horticulture New Zealand says if more houses ar...

Horticulture New Zealand Feedback Form - Growers

02 May 2016

Please click here to complete the online survey.

Pukekohe grower named New Zealand’s best young vegetable grower

29 Apr 2016 Pukekohe grower named New Zealand’s best young vegetable grower image

Andrew Hutchinson from Pukekohe has beaten off tough competition from three other entrants to be crowned NZ Young Vegetable Grower of 2016. The day-long competition in Christc...

Horticulture Welcomes Dam Progress

28 Apr 2016

Horticulture New Zealand has welcomed the announcement of the progress made in funding for the Ruataniwha Dam project in Hawke’s Bay.  The horticulture industry is reliant on ...

Nominations Open for Horticulture Industry Awards

26 Apr 2016

Horticulture New Zealand is encouraging growers and their associations to make nominations for the four awards to be presented at the industry conference later this year.     ...

Young Pukekohe Vegetable Growers compete to be New Zealand’s best

20 Apr 2016 Young Pukekohe Vegetable Growers compete to be New Zealand’s best image

Three of Pukekohe’s up and coming vegetable growers will be pushing their barrow against New Zealand’s best young vegetable growers to be crowned the winner of the annual New ...

Young Canterbury Vegetable Grower competes to be New Zealand’s best

20 Apr 2016 Young Canterbury Vegetable Grower competes to be New Zealand’s best image

Canterbury’s young vegetable Lincoln Roper will be pushing his barrow against New Zealand’s best young vegetable growers to be crowned the winner of the annual New Zealand You...

Report Shows Strong Future for Organic Products

07 Apr 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...