Tuesday, 18 July 2017 07:55

Lost vege plots

Tar and concrete could spell the end of New Zealand growing leafy green vegetables such as lettuce and spinach if house building persists on productive land near urban areas.

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Trying to bridge the disconnect between urban customers and dairying is a motivation for seventh-generation dairy Nelson farmers Julian and Cathy Raine to start a new venture named Aunt Jean’s Dairy.

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Wednesday, 30 November 2016 13:55

HortNZ marks 100 years of representing growers

Today, Horticulture NZ celebrates 100 years of representing growers, with its foundations in the New Zealand Fruitgrowers Federation formed in 1916.

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Horticulture NZ's kicks off in Nelson today with the industry in a buoyant mood.

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Horticulture New Zealand presented its inaugural President’s Award to lifelong kiwifruit industry supporter and grower Ian Greaves last week.

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Tuesday, 04 August 2015 11:19

Hort is hot

Horticulture NZ chairman Julian Raine believes horticulture can, as predicted, overtake dairying as NZ’s main export industry.

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Horticulture farmers are delighted with the plan to have visitors to New Zealand paying a share of the costs associated with protecting our nation's borders.

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Friday, 13 December 2013 10:21

Cabinet signs off GIAs

THE CABINET has signed off on the (Government Industry Agreement) Deed which Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy says will be an important tool in strengthening New Zealand's biosecurity.

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