Horticulture New Zealand’s response to alleged employment and immigration breaches in the horticulture industry
Not adhering to employment and immigration law, and not paying the minimum wage is unacceptable and unlawful.
Workshop 1: 2 - 4pm, Tuesday 17 March Workshop 2: 2 - 4pm, Monday 30 March Where: Lincoln Events Centre
Waikato vegetable growing decision highlights need for nationwide policy to ensure New Zealand can feed itself
Horticulture New Zealand says the Waikato Plan Change decision allows vegetable growing in the short term but fails to take account of population growth and the need for healthy food, across New Zealand.
HortNZ has set itself up in the following way in response to COVID-19. Please call or email the person/s noted below if you have questions or concerns that fall into their areas.
HortNZ has put together some guidelines on the kinds of measures to have in place, when operating as an essential business under COVID-19 Alert Level 4.
Updated at 11am
Updated at 7.30pm March 26
We have just received notice that the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) will be visiting packhouses and other horticultural operations across the country from tomorrow.
These guidelines provide advice to horticulture businesses on the kinds of measures Horticulture New Zealand believes members ought to have in place, and to enforce, if they are to be granted and maintain “essential business” status under COVID-19 Alert Level 3 and 4.
The government announced modifications to the wage subsidy scheme on 27 March 2020.