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Events

Young Grower of the Year

The Young Grower of the Year is an annual competition to find the best young fruit and vegetable grower in New Zealand.  The competition provides exceptional professional development and networking opportunities. 

Young growers from around the country compete in regional heats, testing their knowledge and practical horticultural skills.  The winners of the regional competitions then compete in a national final.

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Young Grower of the Year

Young Grower of the Year

Horticulture Conference

Each year, HortNZ holds a conference to bring together growers and leading industry figures to celebrate the achievements of the industry, and look to what the future can hold.

The Horticulture Conference 2021 will bring together People, Land and Innovation under the imperative of Growing Wellness.

Building on 2019's success, 2021’s conference will feature a compelling range of speakers, discussions, debates and displays at Mystery Creek.

The conference will go right to the heart of the challenges facing horticulture in the context of opportunities the industry has to thrive and make best use of its People, Land and Innovation, to drive wellness across New Zealand and the world.

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