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Horticulture New Zealand Industry Service Award Winners announced

10th February 2015

Four winners of horticulture industry service awards were announced at the Horticulture Conference 2019 dinner in Hamilton on 1 August.

Horticulture New Zealand welcomes Government’s safeguarding of country’s best growing soils

10th February 2015

Horticulture New Zealand has welcomed the Government’s draft National Policy Statement on Highly Productive Land, saying it will help ensure that New Zealand can grow its own vegetables and fruit.

Horticulture New Zealand welcomes balanced recommendations on the Ngaruroro and Clive rivers

10th February 2015

Horticulture New Zealand has welcomed a special tribunal’s recommendation that a Water Conversation Order be declined for the lower part of the Ngaruroro River and 7km of the Clive River in the Hawkes Bay.

Horticulture New Zealand welcomes Government’s freshwater discussion document

10th February 2015

Horticulture New Zealand has welcomed the release of Action for healthy waterways – a discussion document on a national direction for freshwater – and will continue its long term engagement with the Government on freshwater.

More than 30 Horowhenua growers get behind audited farm environment plans

10th February 2015

More than 30 Horowhenua vegetable growers are signing up to audited farm environment plans to prove that they care for the environment and freshwater.

HortNZ submits on proposed changes to the Canterbury Land and Water Plan

10th February 2015

Horticulture New Zealand’s submission on proposed changes to the Canterbury Land and Water Plan (Plan Change 7) focuses on ensuring commercial vegetable growing can continue in the region.

HortNZ welcomes temporary work visa changes

10th February 2015

Horticulture New Zealand has welcomed changes to temporary work visas that simplify the immigration system and recognise that overseas workers play a significant role in industries such as horticulture.

Government moving in right direction but more RSE workers still needed, says Horticulture New Zealand

10th February 2015

Horticulture New Zealand says the Government is moving in the right direction with its 1550 increase in Recognised Seasonal Employers (RSE) workers, but more RSE workers are still needed to support horticulture’s big growth.

Nelson’s Jono Sutton wins 2019 Young Grower of the Year

10th February 2015

Nelson’s Jono Sutton, 26, was announced as this year’s Young Grower of the Year at the awards dinner in Tauranga last night.

18-year-old Austin Singh Purewal wins 2019 Young Vegetable Grower of the Year

10th February 2015

The youngest finalist of this year’s Young Grower of the Year competition, Austin Singh Purewal, beat the field to win this year’s Young Vegetable Grower of the Year.