Horticulture New Zealand says the horticulture industry’s future focused strategies align well with what is proposed in Fit for a Better World.
Horticulture New Zealand says while it welcomes increased government support and flexibility for the Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) workers who are still in New Zealand waiting for repatriation back to the Pacific, the decisions should have come a lot earlier, says HortNZ Chief Executive, Mike Chapman.
HortNZ Chief Executive Mike Chapman and Minister for Agriculture Damien O'Connor at the launch in Nelson. Photo: Summerfruit New Zealand.
Post-Covid, the New Zealand horticulture industry has a critical role to play in our country's economic and social recovery. Horticulture New Zealand's election manifesto has been written with that role in mind because if horticulture is to spearhead New Zealand’s recovery, the next government needs to take immediate action in...