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Managing our Resources - Why Pukekohe is important

17th March 2016, Natural Resources

With the help of a pen and a whiteboard, Horticulture New Zealand's Chris Keenan breaks down what makes Pukekohe so important to our industry.

With the help of a pen and a whiteboard, Horticulture New Zealand's Chris Keenan breaks down what makes Pukekohe so important to our industry.

Stakeholder Perception Audit - Pukekohe

17th March 2016, Natural Resources

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.

Submission: Resource Legislation Amendment Bill 2015

17th March 2016, Natural Resources

This is a submission on the Resource Legislation Amendment Bill 2015 (“RLA”).

Rootzone Reality presentation to PAANZ

21st March 2016, Natural Resources

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.

Memorandum regarding the Court Decision to Plan Change 15 FNDC

4th April 2016, Natural Resources

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

Next Steps for Freshwater Consultation Submission

22nd April 2016, Natural Resources

A submission made by Horticulture New Zealand to the Ministry for the Environment on the Next Steps for Freshwater.

Nitrogen estimation and the proposed Waikato 75th percentile rule for vegetable cropping

29th April 2016, Natural Resources

This discussion document is written in response to the existing Rule 7 in the CSG Overview of the stakeholder group’s recommendations. In this rule it requires the vegetable sector to provide the WRC with benchmarked nitrogen outputs using Overseer and to achieve all producers to achieve the 75 percentile Rule.

Nutrient Performance and Financial Analysis of Horticultural Systems in the Waimea Catchment

27th June 2016, Natural Resources

This report was commissioned by Horticulture NZ (HortNZ) because it was felt that there is a need to further develop our knowledge of the Nutrient Performance and the financial impact of adopting mitigation techniques in order to minimise the impact of leaching of nutrients for Horticultural growers operating within the Waimea Catchment...

Freshwater quality and eco-verification of kiwifruit orchard practices

28th June 2016, Natural Resources

The purpose of this report is to inform discussions relating to the impact of kiwifruit production on freshwater values, particularly freshwater quality.

Submission: Proposed National Policy Statement for Urban Development Capacity

18th July 2016, Natural Resources

A submission made by Horticulture New Zealand on the Proposed National Policy Statement for Urban Development Capacity.