News

Final reminder for exporters to Japan and Western Australia

Today is the last day to register for the Japan and Western Australia export programmes. Registration must be completed and paid for by Tuesday, 25 September.

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Export inspection pads

This season we will be reprinting the Summerfruit Export Inspection Record Sheets to reflect the change in sample size for the Korean market.

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SummerGreen meeting in Hawkes Bay

Roger Brownlie has kindly agreed to host a SummerGreen meeting at his orchard in Bay View and give us an update on how he is getting on with the new...

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Phytosanitary inspector training course in Alexandra

This one day training course is being held in Alexandra on Wednesday, 5 December and is aimed at inspectors, although system administrators and packhouse managers may also find it useful.

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Export registration now open

Growers, packhouses and exporters can register for export via the secure portal’s online registration system, until 31 October.

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Judicial review into MPI directive

Summerfruit NZ is looking closely at Justice Cooke's judgment from the judicial review into the MPI directive regarding plant material, released on 23 August.

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Registration with Korean Ministry of Food and Drug Safety for packhouses

Packhouses may remember that two years ago they were required to register with the Korean Ministry of Food and Drug Safety. This registration must be renewed every two years.

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Update on Iprodione (Rovral) withdrawal

Last year a European Union decision was taken to withdraw authorisation for plant protection products containing Iprodione as an active ingredient.

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Summerfruit NZ Board Director honoured

Congratulations to Earnscy Weaver who has been made a Life Member of Horticulture New Zealand. The award was made at the conference gala dinner held in Christchurch during the Hort...

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July issue of Summerfruit published

The July issue of Summerfruit has been published and will be landing in letterboxes all over the country shortly.

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