Thursday, 09 August 2018 07:55

Appeals lodged on Psa case

The Crown will appeal the High Court’s decision that the government was negligent in allowing kiwifruit vine-killing disease Psa into the country.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 25 July 2018 12:48

MPI welcomes Crown Psa appeal

The Crown has filed a notice of appeal in the Court of Appeal against the High Court's decision in the Psa litigation. 

Published in General News
Thursday, 19 July 2018 10:29

Precedent setting? — Editorial

The recent High Court ruling that the Crown was negligent and breached its duty of care to kiwifruit growers affected by the damaging Psa disease a decade ago has huge implications for future biosecurity outbreaks.

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 21 February 2018 10:55

They had just one chance

The leader of the team that cracked the kiwifruit’s PSA problem says a hunch on how to deal with the outbreak paid off. 

Published in General News
Wednesday, 14 February 2018 13:33

Disease conquering scientists win $500,000

The Plant & Food Research team that took on Psa-V disease and won have received a prize worth $500,000.

Published in General News
Thursday, 08 February 2018 12:55

A vine time to take the helm

The kiwifruit industry is progressive and developing rapidly, says Stu Hutchings, who takes over as chief executive of Kiwifruit Vine Health (KVH) in March. 

Published in Agribusiness
Wednesday, 05 July 2017 12:55

Dark days turn golden

The kiwifruit industry initially lost a billion dollars -- about one-third of its capital value -- to Psa, says Zespri chief executive Lain Jager.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 04 July 2017 12:55

Kiwifruit case heads to court

Science could be a key factor in the Kiwifruit Claim which heads to court on August 7, scheduled for a 13-week hearing.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 02 November 2016 10:55

So far so good this spring for Psa

Despite the wet weather, kiwifruit vine killing bacteria Psa has surprisingly been less active so far this spring.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 07 September 2016 20:55

Always looking to improve

New Zealand's kiwifruit industry is lauded these days for its recovery from Psa. This innovative, well-organised industry has orchardists, scientists, marketers and distributors working well together.

Published in General News
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