Horticulture can expect to see more talent and capital in the industry with Maori, says Plant and Food chief executive officer Peter Landon-Lane.

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When Chinese gooseberries were introduced into New Zealand in 1904 they were a novelty crop. Today kiwifruit is a billion-dollar export earner – and still rising, due, in part, to the work of plant breeders such as Dr Bryan Parkes.

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Quota watch

The Hound understands that Mike Petersen’s time as NZ agriculture’s special trade envoy will soon end.

What a jerk

Your old mate notes that serial whinger Mike Joy continues to put the boot into the farming sector.

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