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Covid-19 Guidance for summerfruit growers

Please see the Ministry for Primary Industries guidance for the horticulture industry on operating under Covid-19, via the HortNZ link here.

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Hawke's Bay Young Fruit Grower of the Year Competition 2021

Only three weeks to go until entries close for the Hawke’s Bay Young Fruit Grower of the Year Competition!

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Central Otago Young Fruit Grower of the Year Competition 2021

The 2021 Central Otago Young Grower competition aims to inspire and acknowledge the talents of young people employed in the fruit and vegetable sectors in Central Otago.

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Chairman's message to members

Summerfruit NZ chair, Tim Jones, has announced that he will stand down at the forthcoming Annual General Meeting in June.

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Update from Richard Palmer 7 April 2021

This is my final Prunings as chief executive; Kate Hellstrom will be on deck from next week and I will be assisting her with the transition.

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Central Otago grower labour survey

Central Otago seasonal labour coordinator, Tracey Mansfield, is asking local growers for information to assist with planning the region's labour requirements over the next year.

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The work to attract next season's casual staff needs to start now!

With the last of the 2020-21 season’s summerfruit moving through the supply chain now, it may seem premature to be thinking about seasonal staff for next season, but the continued...

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Update from Richard Palmer 31 March 2021

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We are going cheque free from 1 May 2021

Did you know you can no longer pay by cheque with Inland Revenue, NZ Post, ACC or Kiwibank? From June, ANZ and Westpac will no longer accept cheques followed by...

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Spray diaries from Hawke's Bay, Marlborough and Nelson wanted

It’s that time of the year when we ask you to submit your spray diaries so that the benchmarking comparison report can be completed for the industry.

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