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2 March 2021
Inland Revenue (IR) has announced some tax relief options for growers who were affected by hail events in December 2020.
The Pukekohe Vegetables Growers’ Association’s (PVGA) Centennial Scholarship has got off to a great start with not one but two recipients in its inaugural year. Article by Glenys Christian.
23 February 2021
Two grower elected HortNZ Directors will retire by rotation this year. Nominations are being sought from individual grower members, affiliated product groups, and affiliated grower associations for these vacancies.
10 February 2021
Horticulture New Zealand is calling on the Government to hurry up protection for highly productive land.
3 February 2021
Omahuri Orchards near Hastings has had good weather this season, with good fruit quality.
2 February 2021
The reform of the vocational education system is moving a step forward with the establishment of workforce development councils.
26 January 2021
The Environment Court has released its decision of the appeals relating to the water quality and allocation topics of the Proposed Regional Plan for Northland today (26 Jan).
Story by Helena O’Neill (this is one of a series of article on young people in the horticulture industry that will appear in February’s The Orchardist and NZGrower).
19 January 2021
The Commerce Commission has been directed by the Government to enquire into the cost of groceries and produce sold by New Zealand supermarkets.
The 2021 New Zealand export onion season is off to an early and positive start.