News

Kate’s update

On Monday 23 May, the Summerfruit NZ team held a SummerGreen meeting in Blenheim. Thank you to all the growers who attended, it was great to see you all there.

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Sir John Kirwan in Central Otago on Thursday 9 June

NZAPI is running a mental wellbeing workshop with Sir John Kirwan and the support of MPI in Central Otago on Thursday 9 June.

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New immigration settings information for employers

Immigration New Zealand has compiled resources to help explain some of the changes to the Accredited Employer Work Visa (AEWV) to hire migrants on visas for up to 3 years.

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Plant Pass biosecurity scheme launched

Plant Pass, the new multisector plant production biosecurity scheme, was formally launched on 16 May. The new scheme is a systematic approach to biosecurity risk management in plant nurseries, adding...

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Non-Chemical Weed Management Workshop – Fighting Herbicide Resistance

Dr Charles 'Merf' Merfield is running an updated version of his non-chemical weed management workshop. With the current MBIE Herbicide Resistance project finding large amounts of herbicide-resistant weeds in New...

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Kate’s update

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Announcement - Nzsummer apricots Master Licence signed

It’s with great pleasure that Summerfruit NZ and Plant & Food Research announce the signing of a Master Licence agreement for the commercialisation of five Nzsummer apricot selections from within...

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Preventing injuries in the horticulture industry

Horticulture New Zealand has received funding from the ACC (Accident Compensation Corporation) for a project to look at how we can decrease injuries and deaths in the industry through tools...

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BusinessNZ event in Alexandra to cover new immigration rules

On Wednesday 11 May, the Government announced that international barriers will be removed by the end of July 2022.

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Southern Business Growth and Support Virtual Conference 24th – 26th May

Connected have partnered with DigitalBoost to organise the Southern Business Growth and Support Virtual Conference 24 – 26 May 2022.

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