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Waimea grower wins Nelson Young Fruit Grower 2015

07 Jul 2015 Waimea grower wins Nelson Young Fruit Grower 2015 image

Waimea grower Canaan Balck has risen above the rest of the field to win the Nelson Young Fruit Grower 2015 title. Six of the best young fruit growers in the Nelson region batt...

Young fruit grower from Katikati wins Bay of Plenty competition

25 Jun 2015 Young fruit grower from Katikati wins Bay of Plenty competition image

A young fruit grower from Katikati secured first place at the Bay of Plenty Young Fruit Grower 2015 competition on Wednesday 24 June. Craig Ward (26), who works as a Technical...

Fruit growing elite vie for regional title

15 Jun 2015

A group of New Zealand’s top young fruit growers will go head-to-head next week in the annual Bay of Plenty Young Fruit Grower competition. This year, eight competitors will b...

Hastings young fruit grower wins regional competition

08 Jun 2015 Hastings young fruit grower wins regional competition image

Andrew Kearney has won the Hawke’s Bay Young Fruit Grower 2015 competition, defeating eight other contenders from around the region. Andrew, 26, who works at T&G Pipfruit as S...

Young fruit growers to battle for regional title

29 May 2015

Nine top young fruit growers will vie for the title of best grower in the region at this year’s Hawke’s Bay Young Fruit Grower competition. Competitors will be put to the test...

Young fruit grower from Cromwell wins first Central Otago Young Fruit Grower of the Year competition

28 May 2015 Young fruit grower from Cromwell wins first Central Otago Young Fruit Grower of the Year competition image

A young fruit grower from Cromwell has secured first place at the inaugural Central Otago Young Fruit Grower of the Year 2015 competition on Wednesday 27 May. James Huffadine,...

Finally Visitors Will Pay To Help Protect Our Environment

21 May 2015 Finally Visitors Will Pay To Help Protect Our Environment image

Horticulture New Zealand is delighted visitors to New Zealand will finally have to pay a share of the costs associated with protecting our nation’s borders. “The border cleara...

Top talent to vie for first Central Otago Young Fruit Grower 2015 title

18 May 2015

Some of New Zealand’s best young fruit growers will battle it out to win the inaugural Central Otago Young Fruit Grower 2015 competition next week. The competition, the first ...

Horticulture New Zealand Expands Leadership Programme

11 May 2015

Horticulture New Zealand has increased the number of places it offers on its highly regarded industry Leadership Programme this year. The programme runs a selection process ev...

New Zealand Horticulture Takes Conference To Samoa

30 Apr 2015 New Zealand Horticulture Takes Conference To Samoa image

This year’s Recognised Seasonal Employer Conference is in Samoa, the first time the conference has been held in an RSE partner nation. The conference, on July 9 – 11 in Apia, ...