The Waikato Regional Council (WRC) should withdraw the entire notified Proposed Waikato Regional Plan Change 1 to allow full and proper consultation, rather than slicing up the region, Horticulture New Zealand chief executive Mike Chapman says.
Horticulture New Zealand welcomes the New Zealand Horticulture Export Authority (HEA) Amendment Bill passed late yesterday, says chief executive Mike Chapman.
Six organisations representing horticulture growers and farmers in the Waikato today filed an application in the Hamilton High Court for a judicial review regarding a decision made by the Waikato Regional Council (WRC) over the Waikato River clean-up.
Erin Atkinson, 29, Technical Advisor for Apata Group Limited in Te Puke, has been crowned Bay of Plenty’s Young Fruit Grower for 2017 at last night’s special gala dinner in Tauranga.
Horticulture New Zealand welcomes today’s Clean Water launch by the Government, says chief executive Mike Chapman.
Horticulture New Zealand chief executive Mike Chapman says he is disappointed by the Waikato Regional Council’s (WRC) delay tactics around a judicial review by six organisations over plans for the Healthy River Plan Change.
Funding of $1.8 million, announced yesterday by the Government to grow the skills and capability of Tairāwhiti’s regional labour force, is good news for horticulture, says Horticulture New Zealand chief executive Mike Chapman.
More than 70 percent of New Zealanders want mandatory Country of Origin Labelling (CoOL) for fruit and vegetables, a joint Consumer NZ and Horticulture New Zealand survey shows.
Horticulture New Zealand chief executive Mike Chapman says to continue its rapid growth, horticulture needs good trade policy, and he welcomes today’s announcement from the Government enabling that.
Horticulture New Zealand congratulates the Government on listening to the people and passing the first reading of the Consumers’ Right to Know (Country of Origin of Food) Bill in Parliament today.