New Zealand Plant Producers Incorporated (NZPPI) formed late in July and is now getting underway. It's an opportunity for plant producers and our industry partners to shape and grow an industry body with an influential voice that delivers value to our businesses.
NZPPI grew from work to identify a new model for a producer-led industry body and a decision to remodel NGINZ. We're working now on that transition ... hence the temporary branding at the top!
At our 28 July AGM, NGINZ members overwhelmingly supported the Board's recommendation that the Association adopt the New Zealand Plant Producers Incorporated (NZPPI) model and voted in favour of motions to effect the necessary changes ... more
Some of what's been &/or is on our task lists ...
PVR law reform ... Weedbusters Management Committee ... Conference preparations ... Agapanthus Working Group ... National Science Challenge and nursery pathways ... Import standards for pelleted seed ... Primary ITO qualifications review ... A nursery impacted by spray drift ... FMS 2016 Plan ... Corrections advocacy ... Nursery Production Industry Partnership Group ... Plant Producers Summit Working Group ... NPPA Steering Group meeting ... GERMAC meeting ... Pea Weevil & Straw risk - work with MPI ... latest newsletter
MPI Survey to better understand the nursery stock import pathway
MPI's undertaking a survey to better understand ornamental plant import needs ... more
It’s our business to make your business easier. Lobbying for members’ common good through representation to, and liaison with, national and regional government bodies, committees and regulatory and environmental groups ... more
Enhancing industry capacity through upgrading professionalism and systems, training in skills, knowledge and practice, improving efficiency and effectiveness, encouraging innovation and best practice, understanding our markets and facilitating research and development ... more
Promoting the value of plant life. Educating the public about the numerous benefits of trees, plant life and green space, and in doing so, creating demand for plants and greenlife products ... more
Advocating for more green spaces and increased use of plants in urban, commercial and environmental spaces will see growth in the greenlife products and services market and grow our share of leisure and commercial spend ... more