2023  >  June

  • 22 Jun 2023

    Significant leadership transition in fresh produce industry to drive gender equity

    The vital role that women play in New Zealand’s $6 billion horticulture sector has received a significant boost as United Fresh gears up to lead the industry collective, Women in Horticulture (WiH).

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  • 20 Jun 2023

    Bright future ahead for wāhine Māori growing careers in horticulture industry

    One of the country’s most sought-after horticulture prizes, the Ahuwhenua Young Māori Grower of the Year Award has been presented to Grace Rehu (Rangitane, Taranaki) who works as a Leading Hand for T&G in Puketapu, Hawke’s Bay.

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  • 14 Jun 2023

    Fresh fruit and vegetable prices falling as industry rebounds from challenging season

    For the first time this year, the Food Price Index (FPI) shows a drop in the cost of fruit and vegetables as the country’s growers recover from a tough spell of weather-related challenges.

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