Thursday, 18 April 2019 10:55

Overseas visitors needed to pick crops

Overseas visitors are being offered temporary work visas to help pick kiwifruit in Bay of Plenty.

Published in General News
Thursday, 04 April 2019 13:39

Packhouse makes a record profit

The country's largest kiwifruit and avocado packhouse operator EastPack Ltd doubled its net profit last year.

Published in General News
Thursday, 04 April 2019 08:35

More fruit and markets for NZ kiwifruit

NZ kiwifruit will penetrate deeper into world markets as it heads for another bumper crop this year, says Zespri chief grower and alliances officer David Courtney.

Published in General News
Friday, 22 March 2019 09:13

Green and gold rush begins

Kiwifruit orchards will be hives of activity over the next three months as the 2019 harvest gets underway.

Published in General News
Thursday, 21 March 2019 08:10

Continuing kiwifruit’s golden run

The kiwifruit variety SunGold is this season set to overtake the traditional green Haywards variety for the first time.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 20 March 2019 08:16

Watch and see for kiwifruit labour shortage

Wait and see is the watchword on the possibility of a labour shortage in the kiwifruit harvest which began last week in Gisborne and western Bay of Plenty.

Published in General News
Friday, 08 March 2019 09:35

Hort firm putting $20m into Northland

Seeka is spending $20 million on building a packhouse, packing machine and coolstores at its new Northland facility over the next two years.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 06 March 2019 09:33

Ghost group opposes Zespri vote

An anonymous group called Concerned Growers Collective is opposing two Zespri resolutions now before growers which the group claims would cause “irreparable damage” to the industry.

Published in General News
Friday, 25 January 2019 10:55

Sun shines on Gold

Zespri will this year issue licences for an additional 700ha of SunGold kiwifruit and 50ha of organics.

Published in General News
Friday, 23 November 2018 07:55

More workers welcomed, but vacancies remain

The kiwifruit industry welcomes more Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) workers for next season but must still work hard to attract the rest of the required workforce.

Published in General News
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