PM Jacinda Ardern may have many talents, but an understanding of business is clearly not one of them.
The lesson out of the drought this year is that water storage is critical for the prosperity of New Zealand pastoral farms or fruit and vegetable businesses, says Horticulture NZ chief executive Mike Chapman.
Horticulture NZ says evidence from nine experts supports its position that a water conservation order (WCO) is not the way to ensure healthy Hawke’s Bay rivers.
Horticulture presents a major opportunity for this country, says Barry O’Neil, new chairman of Horticulture New Zealand (HortNZ).
Vertical farming will not replace traditional fruit and vegetable growing in New Zealand, reveals research released today.
Your old mate is unsurprised at how much arrogance is taking over Government MPs – after only one year in power.
Every quarter or eighth-acre of high-class land sold for housing or building is one more piece of land excluded from commercial vegetable growing.
OPINION: Horticulture New Zealand believes it is time to take a strategic and measured look at where we grow our food and protect those regions so that we can feed our future generations with fresh, healthy food.
Setbacks or buffer strips between growing land and housing subdivisions are essential in any council plans and must be enforced, says Horticulture New Zealand (HortNZ) chief executive Mike Chapman.
Fewer tyre kickers than previously and people there to do real business was one of the observations made at Asia Fruit Logistica, says Horticulture NZ acting chief executive Richard Palmer.