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Vegetable prices set to increase by more than half, risking New Zealanders’ health

10th February 2015

Vegetable prices could increase by as much as 58% by 2043, risking New Zealanders’ health, if central and local government policies that will stop new vegetable growing in New Zealand are accepted.

Government must focus on maintaining land’s productive capacity, says Horticulture New Zealand

10th February 2015

Moves by the Government to protect highly productive land must focus on maintaining the productive capacity of that land.

Horticulture New Zealand already working with growers on climate change

10th February 2015

Horticulture New Zealand has welcomed the Government’s endorsement of the Primary Sector Climate Change Commitment, saying it has already started working with its growers on the challenges associated with climate change.

Horticulture New Zealand right behind Biosecurity Business Pledge

10th February 2015

Horticulture New Zealand – which represents the interests of more than 5000 fruit and vegetable growers – has signed up to the Biosecurity Business Pledge that the Biosecurity Minister Damien O’Connor has launched today.

Importance of growing fresh vegetables and fruit made clear in HortNZ freshwater submission

10th February 2015

Horticulture New Zealand has made clear to the Government in its submission on freshwater management that it is critical that New Zealand can grow enough fresh vegetables and fruit to feed itself, now and in the future.

Future proofing vegetable growing in Pukekohe

3rd December 2019

More than 50 people are finding more about how to manage vegetable growing in Pukekohe in a changing regulatory environment, thanks to Horticulture New Zealand, Vegetables New Zealand, Potatoes New Zealand, Onions New Zealand and the Pukekohe Vegetable Growers’ Association.

Horticulture New Zealand welcomes the Primary Sector Council’s unification vision

12th December 2019

Horticulture New Zealand says the Primary Sector Council’s vision to align the food and fibre sector is the right one, because it will enable the sector and the Government to respond collectively to current and future challenges.

Selling New Zealand’s fruit and vegetables to the world

16th December 2019

Selling New Zealand’s fruit and vegetables to the world is behind a new campaign showcasing New Zealand horticulture.

Horticulture experiencing record growth

16th December 2019

The Ministry of Primary Industries ‘Situation and outlook for primary industries'(SOPI) report for December 2019 identifies continued growth of the primary sector, highlighting growth in horticulture.

Minimum wage needs a rethink

19th December 2019

Horticulture New Zealand believes minimum wage laws need to be reviewed so they reflect the reality of living and doing business in New Zealand.