Applications are open now for 26 places on the 2021 HortNZ Leadership Programme, which has helped more than 275 graduates excel in their chosen fields. “This programme is for those in the horticultural industry ( no age limit) who want to  build their  leadership ...

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The Bay of Plenty Regional Council (BOPRC) requires growers with on-orchard toilets to apply and have these deemed as a permitted activity as they are not explicitly covered under the permitted activity rules of the Councils operative plan. There are ...

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The New Zealand Avocado Growers’ Association Inc. has recently announced the appointment of Linda Flegg into the position of Chair. Linda, Director of the orchard Morris Moore Farms and the post-harvest company Kauripak, as well as a New Zealand Avocado ...

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AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND — 11 NOVEMBER 2020 14,000 runners hit the streets of Auckland in shades of green on the 1st of November for a chance to win avocado goodies as part of NZ Avocado’s partnership with ASB Auckland Marathon. The 2020 ASB Auckland ...

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In week 40, the export of Peruvian avocados is falling and the end of the season is also in sight for countries such as South Africa, Kenya and the US (California). The market is now shifting to other producing countries, such ...

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NZ Avocado has secured the rights to become the Official Avocado Partner of the Auckland Marathon. The Auckland Marathon takes place on Sunday 1 November and NZ Avocado is the naming rights sponsor of the NZ Avocado Family 5km event. Avocados ...

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All parts of New Zealand’s diverse horticulture sector have worked with key government departments to develop an industry-led, government-enabled strategy that will ensure horticulture spearheads New Zealand’s post-Covid recovery. ‘During lockdown, horticulture worked closely with government to ensure ...

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The avocado has huge market potential in China. Both supply and demand are growing stronger every year but domestic production is still in its early days. The Chinese market predominantly relies on imported avocados. However, the sales of avocados slowed ...

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People desperate for work due to the impact of Covid-19 are being urged to check out the horticulture sector. Many workers from industries affected by the pandemic have already sought work in horticulture, with a lack of overseas workers leading ...

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