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26 March 2021
Media Release: Horticulture New Zealand is thrilled that the Biosecurity (Information for Incoming Passengers) Amendment Bill has been drawn from the Private Member’s Ballot.
23 March 2021
Media Release: HortNZ says the Government’s latest moves to improve housing supply are welcome but the new houses must not be built on highly productive land used for vegetable or fruit growing.
10 March 2021
Media release: The importance of food security and people having access to fresh and healthy fruit and vegetables is being highlighted at the launch of the International Year of Fruits and Vegetables.
9 March 2021
A MetService weather update by Georgina Griffiths.
HortNZ is drafting a submission, and holding another Zoom session to provide growers with an opportunity to discuss the Climate Change Commission’s recommendations and our submission.
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.
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.