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Employment Law Changes from April 1 2016

24th March 2016, Grower Support

Click here to read about key areas the new law will focus on in relation to strengthening the enforcement of employment standards.

The following links relate to the key areas of focus to improve compliance with employment standards.

Submission on Labelling Review Recommendation 34

30th March 2016, Grower Support

Click here to find attached two documents that make up a joint submission from TomatoesNZ, Vegetables NZ Inc. and Horticulture New Zealand on the Labelling Review Recommendation 34: Review of mandatory labelling of irradiated food.

Click here to review the submission.

ETS Submission

4th April 2016, Grower Support

Click here to read the submission made to the Emissions Trading Scheme by Horticulture New Zealand.

Kiwifruit Regulations Submission

5th April 2016, Grower Support

Click here to read the Kiwifruit Regulations Submission.

Country of Origin Labelling Proposal

16th August 2016, Grower Support

A proposal to Government, advocating for mandatory Country of Origin Labelling on food. HortNZ firmly believes that consumers have a right to know where their food comes from, and will continue to campaign for CoOL.

Key Messages for Hort Campylobacter

16th August 2016, Grower Support

Important Notice for Horticulture businesses (growers, packhouses, distributors) who may be affected by a boil water notice. Health officials in Havelock North have issued a boil water notice for Council water supply. 

Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Act Submission

23rd August 2016, Grower Support

Keeping up with the growers: A snapshot of New Zealand fruit and vegetable growers’ main issues and priorities

23rd August 2016, Grower Support

Keeping up with the growers:A snapshot of New Zealand fruit and vegetable growers’ main issues and priorities

The aim of this research project was to understand the main issues that growers perceive are (or will be) affecting their businesses and industry. It was carried out by Angela Halliday, Acting Manager of the Natural Resources and Environment portfolio, as part of the Kellogg Rural Leadership programme. 

Korea Market Report: Fruit and Vegetables

13th February 2017, Grower Support

This report has been produced by MFAT and NZTE staff of the New Zealand Embassy in Seoul to outline market opportunities generated by the Korea-NZ Free Trade Agreement since its entry into force in December 2015.

Keep Safe, Keep Growing

25th July 2017, Grower Support

Horticulture New Zealand has teamed up with WorkSafe New Zealand to create a health and safety toolkit specifically designed for horticulture businesses.

Horticulture New Zealand has teamed up with WorkSafe New Zealand to create a health and safety toolkit specifically designed for horticulture businesses.