Allan Fong wins Australasian agribusiness award

Press Release – The Fresh Grower

Allan Fong, the Pukekohoe market gardener and face of The Fresh Grower, whos introduced New Zealanders to an exciting menu of versatile and flavourful vegetables, has been recognised as an outstanding leader and innovator winning a prestigious Australasian … Read more »

Zespri opens new Middle East office to support growth

Press Release – Zespri

Zespri officially opened its Middle East office in Dubai earlier this week to manage its growing sales and marketing programmes in this region and other developing markets. Read more »

Wintec establishes roots in Whitianga

Press Release – Thames Coromandel District Council

The Waikato Institute of Technology has partnered with Ngati Hei Trust to open the first satellite campus in Whitianga in years. Read more »

Pipfruit New Zealand welcomes Government Trade Agenda 2030

Press Release – Pipfruit Growers of New Zealand

New Zealands apple and pear industry has welcomed the Governments new trade strategy, Trade Agenda 2030, released by the Prime Minister on Friday. Read more »

Ruralvalue market update

Press Release – Rural Value

Bee industry drives values up in previously unproductive rural land while dairy land values are down Read more »

Farm environmental awards highlight sustainability

Press Release – Horizons Regional Council

Sustainable farming across the Horizons Region has been highlighted at the Ballance Farm Environmental Awards (BFEAs) this month. Read more »

Govt push for FTAs to cover 90% of export goods

Article – BusinessDesk

March 24 (BusinessDesk) – The government’s newly minted trade agenda wants near-saturation free trade agreement coverage for locally exported goods by 2030, however it doesn’t want to pass up opportunities offered by new technology enabling more service exports. Read more »

Zespri welcomes Government goal to reduce barriers to trade

Press Release – Zespri

Zespri supports the aims announced by the Government today to redouble efforts to expand New Zealands network of free trade agreements and improve access to markets for New Zealand exporters. Read more »

Horticulture’s export growth reliant on sound trade policy

Press Release – Horticulture NZ

Horticulture New Zealand chief executive Mike Chapman says to continue its rapid growth, horticulture needs good trade policy, and he welcomes todays announcement from the Government enabling that. Read more »

More Paul Henry to Satisfy Demand

Press Release – Invivo Wines New Zealand

Second vintage of Paul Henry Pinot Noir with Invivo released Friday 24 March Paul The Palate Henry is back, and he has found his second calling after the ungodly early starts of his former life in broadcasting. The release of his second vintage … Read more »

Kiwifruit 2017 season underway

Press Release – Zespri

The 2017 New Zealand kiwifruit season is underway with the first ship, the Asian Adonis, set to sail to Shanghai tomorrow with 840,000 trays of premium Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit. Read more »

Kiwifruit growers show strong support to continue levy

Press Release – New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers

85% of growers participating in the referendum vote to continue levy Higher response rate and support for NZKGI than last levy referendum Read more »

57 finalists announced in Food Producer Awards

Press Release – Life And Leisure

The Outstanding NZ Food Producer Awards has assessed 57 producers as Finalists in the inaugural awards. Read more »

Zeffer cider takes out gold at International Cider Awards

Press Release – Zeffer Cider

Hot off the heels of their successful Snowball Effect capital raise, Zeffer cider has scooped up gold for its Cidre Demi-Sec at the worlds most prestigious International Cider Awards held in the UK last week. Read more »

Exporting to Iran

Article – Chapman Tripp

The easing of United Nations sanctions against Iran in 2016 has created export opportunities for New Zealand. There is significant scope for increased trade, but care is needed. Read more »

$1.2m to combat agricultural and horticultural diseases

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has welcomed $1.2 million of funding for three projects to combat animal and horticultural disease from the Ministry for Primary Industries Sustainable Farming Fund. Read more »

Sales Slow In Late Summer Market

Press Release – Real Estate Institute Of New Zealand

Data released today by the Real Estate Institute of NZ (REINZ) shows there were 38 fewer farm sales (-8.0%) for the three months ended February 2017 than for the three months ended February 2016. Overall, there were 436 farm sales in the three … Read more »

GE-Free Zones under Threat From RMA Amendment

Press Release – Soil and Health Association

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 15 March 2017 The Government seems hell-bent on denying the rights of communities to have GE-free zones, which are under threat from a dictator clause, says the Soil & Health Association. We are continuing to stand … Read more »

Māori Party continue to support GE Free stance

Press Release – The Maori Party

The Mori Party says they are confident of ironing out areas of concerns within the Resource Legislation Amendments Bill (RLAB) before the third and final reading. Read more »

Kiwifruit harvest starts across New Zealand

Press Release – New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers

There is increasing activity in New Zealands kiwifruit orchards as the picking and packing of kiwifruit gets underway. Small volumes have just started to be harvested in Northland and Poverty Bay and will extend throughout the North Island and top … Read more »

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