Displaying items by tag: MIKE CHAPMAN

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
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

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
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
Tuesday, 11 February 2020 13:19

Hort NZ resets its priorities

People, climate, water and sustainability are top of the list for Horticulture NZ’s strategy refresh due to be signed off by its board this week.

Published in General News
Friday, 08 November 2019 11:55

Hort export figures challenged

Horticulture's export revenue growth is likely to be about 10% in the current financial year – not the 3.8% forecast by the Ministry for Primary Industries.

Published in General News
Friday, 08 November 2019 09:55

More RSE workers still needed

HortNZ says the Government is moving in the right direction with its increase in recognised seasonal employers (RSE) workers.

Published in General News
Friday, 13 September 2019 11:37

Scheme a benefit all round

The worker scheme known as Recognised Seasonal Employers (RSE) last year benefitted the Pacific Islands by at least $50 million, says Horticulture New Zealand (HNZ).

Published in General News
Wednesday, 14 August 2019 10:55

Technology to the fore

New technologies on the horizon were the focus of the recent Horticulture Conference 2019, says HortNZ chief executive Mike Chapman.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 30 July 2019 11:55

Spray delays costly

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is unapologetic in the face of criticism by Horticulture New Zealand (HortNZ) that it needs to speed up its approval of crop protection products.

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