The Hound understands that Mike Petersen’s time as NZ agriculture’s special trade envoy will soon end.
After a couple of years when large tracts of New Zealand have been hit by tropical cyclones prior to harvest, 2019 provided a Panadol for grape growers and winemakers throughout the country.
The 2013 New Zealand kiwifruit season has already set records for the best-tasting Zespri Kiwifruit ever.
MID CANTERBURY Vintage Machinery Club’s 30th anniversary event, Wheat & Wheels, next month, is shaping up large.
The first grapes of the 2012 New Zealand grape harvest have been picked in northern regions amid high hopes for this vintage, which has started later than recent years.