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26 October 2021
This update will appear in the November issues of The Orchardist and NZGrower. Written by HortNZ environment manager, Michelle Sands.
21 October 2021
Melissa van den Heuvel, 25 years of age, has won the Young Grower of the Year for 2021.
18 October 2021
The Young Grower of the Year national final is on this week.
6 October 2021
The good news is that despite Covid-related restrictions, the Young Grower of the Year final is taking place this year, at the Lower Hutt Events Centre on Wednesday 20 October...
23 September 2021
This is the latest information provided by the Ministry of Transport, as at Thursday 23 September.
10 September 2021
Horticulture New Zealand welcomes the Government’s decision that quarantine-free travel for Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) workers from the Pacific will commence this October.
8 September 2021
Fixed Term Employment Agreement requirements where the employment is longer than 12 monthsIn these unusual times, where RSE and other workers are in New Zealand and employed for longer than...
7 September 2021
Employers wanting to advertise seasonal work vacancies can use the newly developed PickNZ Job Board.
17 August 2021
The Commerce Commission’s draft report on its review of the retail grocery sector was discussed at the Horticulture Conference in early August.
Northern Wairoa kumara growers recently took part in Farm Environment Plan workshops in July and August.