7 September 2022
Growers wear many hats. You are kaitiaki (guardians) of land and water, as well as weather forecasters and climate change adaptors.
30 August 2022
One of my key reflections is that it all starts with us. By that I mean, it is only us – the horticulture industry – who can solve our problems.
24 August 2022
August is proving to be another intense month for our industry.
17 August 2022
Recent events such as horticulture’s national Young Grower of the Year regional finals, and the Primary Industries Summit in Auckland, have given young people in the primary sector a profile.
12 August 2022
The success and reputation of New Zealand’s horticulture industry is a direct result of its people. If our people thrive, so too does the sector.
3 August 2022
More than 400 delegates attended the Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) conference in Wellington last week, celebrating 15 years of the RSE scheme.
26 July 2022
I was heartened to read an analysis of the primary sector’s performance over the past 60 years.
20 July 2022
Covid is sweeping through again and we are also seeing various strains of the flu taking hold in some places.
13 July 2022
The latest Situation and Outlook for Primary Industries (SOPI) report has horticulture – including wine – growing steadily,
6 July 2022
The HortNZ Board meeting was held in the Hawke’s Bay early last week, in conjunction with the NZ Apples & Pears Inc. Board meeting.