Hawkes Bay Horticultural Nutrient and Financial Benchmarking Results

This survey was commissioned by Horticulture New Zealand and the Hawkes Bay Regional Council to understand the absolute values and the ranges of values amongst growers in the Hawkes Bay as to N leaching and financial performance. 


ECan Variation 3 Review of Decision

A review from a planning perspective of the decisions made in the Variation 3 (South Canterbury Coastal Streams). 


ECan Variation 3 Review of Decision - Submission Review

A review from a planning perspective of the decisions on the submission points made by HortNZ to Variation 3 (South Canterbury Coastal Streams).


Initial Overview Of Panel Recommendations On The Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan

This document provides a high level overview of recommendations on the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan (“PAUP”) relevant to Horticulture New Zealand. This is a preliminary overview from a legal perspective, and will be developed as detailed planning reviews of the provisions are undertaken and the picture becomes clearer.


Memorandum regarding the Court Decision to Plan Change 15 FNDC

Memorandum regarding Plan Change 15 to Far North District Plan - Court Decision.

The Court has issued its decision on the Plan Change 15 appeals and has declined both appeals (from Horticulture NZ and Turners & Growers).

 


Rootzone Reality presentation to PAANZ

A presentation on the Rootzone Reality fluxmeter Project given by Paul Johnstone from Plant and Food Research to the Precision Agriculture Association of New Zealand workshop in Ashburton on Friday 18th March 2016.


Stakeholder Perception Audit - Pukekohe

To help Horticulture NZ better understand how growers perceive the development and its challenges, opportunities and trade-offs, HortNZ commissioned Ideas Shop to interview 14 growers in South Auckland.


The purpose of the audit was to ultimately provide a snapshot of how growers feel about development in the region, in order to inform Horticulture NZ’s approach to advocacy and programming in the region.


Canterbury LWRP - Review of Variation 2 Decisions

A review of decisions on Proposed Plan Change 2 to the Canterbury Land and Water Regional Plan.

This review of the decision on PC2 includes the following:
- An overview of the key legal issues relevant to Horticulture New Zealand’s submissions
- A general comment on what Horticulture New Zealand achieved in the process
- Crop survival Water
- Capped Flexibility in the Lower Plains.


Ngaruroro River Water Conservation Order - Memo to Chris Keenan & Letter to Growers

Memo to growers regarding a Water Conservation Order application to the Ngaruroro River February 2016 and a Letter to Chris Keenan, HortNZ.


Selwyn Waihora Variation 1 - Analysis of Decision of Commissioners

Memorandum from Helen Atkins analysing the decision of the commissioners in Selwyn Waihora Variation 1 and the impact of it on the horticulture sector.