Grower meetings

Levy consultation grower meetings have now concluded.

Where we've been:

HortNZ grower meetings 

  • Canterbury | Wednesday 21 February 2024, 4.30pm, Lincoln Events Centre, Baylis Lounge, 15 Meijer Drive, Lincoln
  • Northland | Thursday 29 February 2024, 4.30pm, Haruru Falls, Bottom of Old Wharf Road, Kerikeri
  • Bay of Plenty | Monday 4 March, 5.30pm, Tauranga Racecourse, Tokyo Lounge, 1383 Cameron Road, Greerton, Tauranga
  • Waikato | Tuesday 5 March 2024, 5.30pm, Mighty River Domain, Lake Karapiro, 601 Maungatautari Road, RD2, Cambridge


HortNZ grower meeting - Pukekohe

(Kirit Makan, president of the Pukekohe Vegetable Growers Association (PVGA) will be joining the meeting)

  • Pukekohe | Wednesday 27 March 2024, 5.30pm, PIA Events Centre, 55 Ward Street, Pukekohe

Register to attend the Pukekohe grower meeting by emailing us at


Grower levy consultation webinar 

HortNZ held a grower levy consultation webinar on Monday 8 April 2024 at 7.30am and 5.30pm for growers unable to attend grower meetings in person. 


NZKGI forum meeting

  • Mt Maunganui | Tuesday 12 March 2024, 8.30am-4.30pm, Zespri, 400 Maunganui Road, Mt Maunganui 3116


Process Vegetables New Zealand grower meeting

  • Hawke's Bay | Thursday 14 March 2024, 5pm, Tasman Harvesting, 3464 Omahu Road, Twyford


New Zealand Apples and Pears grower meetings 

  • Gisborne | Monday 11 March 2024, 5-6pm, Bushmere Arms, Gisborne
  • Hawke's Bay | Wednesday 13 March, 5-6.30pm, Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North
  • Nelson | Monday 18 March, 5-6pm, Moutere Hills Community Centre, Upper Moutere
  • Nelson | Tuesday 19 March, 5-6pm, Headingly Centre, 2 Headingly Lane, Richmond
  • Central Otago | Wednesday 20 March, 5-6pm, 103 The Store, Roxburgh

Meetings were open to all growers in these regions.


Vegetables New Zealand grower workshops 

  • Nelson | Tuesday 19 March, starting at 3pm, Richmond Research Roadshow, The Headingly Centre, 2 Headingly Land, Richmond
  • Pukekohe | Wednesday 10 April, starting at 3pm, Pukekohe Research Roadshow, PIA Events Centre, 55 Ward Street, Pukekohe
  • Hawke's Bay | Thursday 11 April, starting at 4pm, Hawke's Bay Research Roadshow, Havelock North Function Centre, 30 Te Mata Road, Havelock North
  • Canterbury | Tuesday 16 April, starting at 3pm, Ashburton Research Roadshow, Hotel Ashburton, 11/35 Racecourse Road, Allerton, Ashburton
  • Ohakune | Tuesday 30 April, starting at 4pm, Ohakune Research Roadshow, Powderkeg Restaurant and Bar, 194 Mangawhero Terrace, Ohakune
  • Palmerston North | Wednesday 1 May, starting at 4pm, Palmerston North Research Roadshow, Distinction Hotel, 140 Fitzherbert Avenue, Palmerston North
  • Gisborne | Thursday 9 May, starting at 4pm, Bushmere Arms, Waerengaahika, Gisborne