Displaying items by tag: HortNZ

Monday, 21 September 2020 11:49

FePs at a glance

Farm Environment Plans (FEPs) are now recognised in legislation as a way for growers to assess their environmental risks, act where required and demonstrate progress on environmental objectives.

Published in Management

New Zealand's horticulture industry has set out its wishes for the upcoming election campaign, covering water, climate change, country of origin labelling and labour issues.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 16 September 2020 08:57

Late RSE extensions welcomed

Horticulture NZ says it welcomed increased Government support and flexibility for the Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) workers who are still in New Zealand waiting for repatriation back to the Pacific.

Published in General News
Friday, 04 September 2020 08:57

Sustainable Vegetable Systems receives $4.7m

A project to boost vegetable growers’ environmental efforts has received funding from the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI).

Published in General News
Tuesday, 25 August 2020 06:55

Retailers' issues ignored — HortNZ

HortNZ chief executive Mike Chapman says his organisation wrote to the Prime Minister when the lockdown was first announced asking for independent retailers to be allowed to open during Alert Level 3.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 25 August 2020 05:55

COVID-19: What a cluster!

Farming leaders have hit out at the Ministry of Health’s handling of the Level 3 lockdown in the Auckland region and the chaos and frustration that it’s creating.

Published in General News
Thursday, 13 August 2020 10:10

Let them open!

Horticulture NZ is pleading with the Government to allow independent fruit and vegetable retailers to remain open as the wider Auckland region undergoes another COVID lockdown.

Published in General News

HortNZ chief executive Mike Chapman says a complete overhaul of the Resource Management Act is urgently needed for NZ to recover quickly from the effects of Covid-19.

Published in General News

Horticulture NZ is praising the Government’s new $44b primary export plan.

Published in General News
Friday, 03 July 2020 13:11

Hort raring to go

Horticulture New Zealand says the findings of the survey confirm that the sector will help drive New Zealand’s post-Covid recovery.

Published in General News
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