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Strong female voice at the Horticulture Conference 2019

10 Jul 2019 Strong female voice at the Horticulture Conference 2019 image

The great women speakers at Our Food Future, the Horticulture Conference 2019 will offer delegates a wide range of critical perspectives on horticulture, now and in the future...

Jono Sutton wins Nelson Young Fruitgrower of the Year for 2019

08 Jul 2019 Jono Sutton wins Nelson Young Fruitgrower of the Year for 2019 image

Jono Sutton has won the Nelson Young Fruitgrower of the Year for 2019.  He will go on to represent the fruit and vegetable sectors at the Young Grower of the Year competition ...

Latest technology to be demonstrated at the Horticulture Conference 2019

04 Jul 2019 Latest technology to be demonstrated at the Horticulture Conference 2019 image

Asparagus harvesting 'robot'  Technology that will help fruit and vegetable growers now and in the future will be demonstrated at Our Food Future, the Horticulture Conference ...

Winner of Hawke’s Bay Young Fruitgrower for 2019 announced

01 Jul 2019 Winner of Hawke’s Bay Young Fruitgrower for 2019 announced image

Regan Judd has won the Hawke’s Bay Young Fruitgrower of the Year competition for 2019. Regan fought off seven other contestants to win the title.  He will represent Hawke's Ba...

New appointed director for Horticulture New Zealand Board

12 Jun 2019

Horticulture New Zealand’s Board has appointed Dr Bruce Campbell, of Tai Tokerau Northland, as an appointed director. Dr Campbell is experienced in governance, innovation, ta...

New directors elected to Horticulture New Zealand Board

30 May 2019 New directors elected to Horticulture New Zealand Board image

Horticulture New Zealand’s Board welcomes re-elected directors Barry O’Neil (pictured above, left) and Hugh Ritchie, as well as new director Kathryn de Bruin, after four candi...

Kurow orchardist takes home Central Otago Young Grower title

24 May 2019

Ellen Watt from Waitaki Orchards, Kurow, has been named the Central Otago Young Fruitgrower of the Year, following a day-long competition in Cromwell today. The competition sa...

Central Otago Young Fruit Grower starts this Friday

21 May 2019

Six of Central Otago’s young fruit growers will face off in the Central Otago Young Fruit Grower of the Year competition in Cromwell on Friday, 24 May. The champion will prog...

Lightning strikes twice - dual winners for Young Vegetable Grower

11 May 2019 Lightning strikes twice - dual winners for Young Vegetable Grower image

  For the second year in a row, there are two winners of the Young Vegetable Grower of the year competition, with Austin Singh Purewal and Craig Botting both being crowned cha...

Bumper crop of Young Vegetable Growers

03 May 2019 Bumper crop of Young Vegetable Growers image

Seven of New Zealand’s best and brightest will vie for the title of Young Vegetable Grower of the Year in a competition in Pukekohe next Friday, 10 May. The victor will be cro...