Friday, 16 August 2019 07:55

Pay people better – O’Connor

Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor has urged growers to pay people better. 

Published in Agribusiness
Thursday, 15 August 2019 08:20

Respect is the key

The first hour on an orchard is more important for a worker’s employment prospects than anything in their life previously, says successful Whangarei grower Patrick Malley.

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
Wednesday, 14 August 2019 08:55

Man vs machine

Could robots soon replace humans in picking fruit? 

Published in General News
Monday, 05 August 2019 09:56

Thorpe bags Bledisloe Cup

The Bledisloe Cup for 2019 has been won by Gisborne horticulture leader, Bill Thorpe.

Published in General News
Friday, 02 August 2019 14:30

Hort joins Ahuwhenua Trophy competition

Horticulture has joined the prestigious Ahuwhenua Trophy competition.

Published in General News
Thursday, 18 July 2019 07:55

Hemp sector gears up for growth

The New Zealand hemp industry appears to be coming of age.

Published in Agribusiness
Saturday, 13 July 2019 07:55

Grower group still busy after 100 years

A group of vegetable growers centred on Pukekohe in South Auckland say regulatory changes could be do-or-die for their growing enterprises.

Published in General News

It's easy to see what the small central North Island town of Ohakune is famous for. On the outskirts of the town is a huge carrot and a children's play area based on this popular vegetable.

Published in General News
Monday, 08 July 2019 08:55

Investment fund targets hort sector

Five emerging stars of the horticulture industry have been singled out for investment by a new fund which aims to raise $100 million.

Published in General News
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