Archive: 24/11/2021

Government announcement on industry vaccination mandates

I’ve just spent a few days in Central Otago visiting summerfruit growers with Nadine Tunley, Horticulture New Zealand (HortNZ) chief executive, and attending a series of HortNZ workshops on farm...

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Seasonal Workers Welcome BBQ

The Operation Cromwell Harvest team would like to welcome all seasonal workers from the summerfruit, apple and pear, and viticulture industries to an evening of summer sports and a BBQ...

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2019 Antibiotic sale analysis – summary for Summerfruit growers

Each year MPI analyses antibiotic sales data. This is mainly for products used in animals as veterinary medicines. However, horticulture (including summerfruit growers) uses antibiotic products as well for disease control.

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Move your seasonal work vacancies to PickNZ

The Ministry of Social Development (MSD) has announced that the Work the Seasons website is being decommissioned, so as of 6 December, MSD will not be accepting new job listings.

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Horticulture scholarship applications close soon

A reminder there are scholarships available for those in the industry wanting to further their studies in horticulture.

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