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Access to Japan big win for horticulture in CPTPP

09 Mar 2018

Access to Japan for New Zealand fruit is one of the big wins for horticulture from today’s signing of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific (CPTPP), sa...

Bug’s impact on horticulture devastating, report says

27 Feb 2018

An economic report, released today, says if the brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) establishes in New Zealand it would dramatically impact New Zealand’s gross domestic product ...

Horticulture New Zealand backs strong stance on stink bugs

16 Feb 2018

Horticulture New Zealand President Julian Raine says the industry is encouraged to hear Biosecurity Minister Damien O’Connor say he won’t let the brown marmorated stink bug an...

Danni van der Heijden wins 2018 BOP Young Fruitgrower of the Year competition

15 Feb 2018

  - Won five awards as well as grand title - Second place went to Aaron Wright, third to Hamish McKain - Bay of Plenty to be represented by Danni in national competition Danni...

PM’s prize focuses on the value of science in horticulture

13 Feb 2018

The Plant & Food Research team that took on the devastating Psa-V disease and won, are the deserving recipients of the Prime Minister’s top science prize, Horticulture New Zea...

BOP begins battle for Young Fruitgrower of the Year

01 Feb 2018

Battle for the title of BOP Young Fruitgrower of the year to take place at Te Puke A&P show on Saturday, 10 February Speech competition and announcement of winners to take pla...

HortNZ says drought threatens food supply

17 Jan 2018

Water is vital for plants and trees to grow and New Zealand needs to better mitigate droughts that threaten our domestic supply of fresh fruit and vegetables, Horticulture Ne...

COVID-19 update for horticulture - 2 April

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Table of contents:-   HortNZ updates-   Who to contact at HortNZ-   Key links and resources-   Essential Services Information-   RSE workers-   Labour and Jobs-   Government S...

COVID-19 update for horticulture

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Table of contents:-   HortNZ updates -   Who to contact at HortNZ -   Key links and resources-  Operating safely in the field and packhouse      -  MPI guidance      -  Applyi...