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Eight young Fruit Growers vie for title

Press Release – New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers

Eight young Fruit Growers vie for title Emily Crum, Orchard Manager, Total Orchard Management Services, Whangarei Bryce Morrison, Technical Services and Innovation, Fruition, Tauranga Aurora McGee-Thomas, Trainee Orchard Manager, Strathmurray … Read more »

2020 will unleash greater medicinal cannabis access

Press Release – Helius Therapeutics

Last month the Ministry of Health released the final Medicinal Cannabis Scheme, but in the lead up to Christmas many may have missed the significance of this milestone. Read more »

Kiwifruit prices hit record high

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Kiwifruit prices were at an all-time high in December 2019, with prices for seasonal fruit and vegetables also up, Stats NZ said today. Read more »

New Zealand Hops confirms Craig Orr as new Chief Executive

Press Release – NZ Hops

Food and beverage industry leader, Craig Orr, is confirmed as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of New Zealand Hops Ltd (NZHL). Read more »

Matakana Island Joins the Medical Cannabis Industry

Press Release – Mahana Island Therapies

TAURANGA, Wednesday 18th December 2019: Local whnau on one of New Zealands most intriguing islands have just received a licence* to grow medicinal cannabis. Grown outside in the Matakana Island sunshine, Mahana Island Therapies will be one of the … Read more »

Routine border checks detect unwanted fruit disease

Press Release – Ministry For Primary Industries

Biosecurity New Zealand has suspended fresh melon imports from Queensland following a border detection of an unwanted fruit disease. Read more »

Horticulture experiencing record growth

Press Release – Horticulture NZ

The Ministry of Primary Industries Situation and outlook for primary industries’ (SOPI) report for December 2019 identifies continued growth of the primary sector, highlighting growth in horticulture. Read more »

Selling New Zealand’s fruit and vegetables to the world

Press Release – Horticulture NZ

Selling New Zealands fruit and vegetables to the world is behind a new campaign showcasing New Zealand horticulture. Read more »

Helius secures advanced drying technology rights

Press Release – Helius Therapeutics

Helius Therapeutics has signed a New Zealand-exclusive licence with Vancouver-based global technology company, EnWave Corporation, to use their advanced Radiant Energy Vacuum (REV) drying technology for medicinal cannabis production. Read more »

Clock ticking to invest in possibly NZ’s first cannabis cafe

Press Release – Whakamana Museum

With release of the Governments draft Cannabis Legalisation and Control Bill, public interest in supporting a new cannabis museum and research institute in central Christchurch has intensified, according to its founders. However, those who can now … Read more »

Primary Sector Council launch Fit for a Better World vision

Press Release – Primary Sector Council

The Primary Sector Council has today released Fit for a Better World , its bold new vision for New Zealands agriculture, food and fibres sector. Read more »

Primary Sector Council’s unification vision welcomed

Press Release – Horticulture NZ

Horticulture New Zealand says the Primary Sector Councils vision to align the food and fibre sector is the right one, because it will enable the sector and the Government to respond collectively to current and future challenges. Read more »

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