NEWSLETTERS

NZPPI Winter Newsletter # 2

Cooperation is a super power
NZPPI advocates for improved management of Xylella fastidiosa
Agrecovery's Green-Farms Product Stewardship Scheme officially accredited
Findings from member survey on plastics
NZPPI and Plant Pass at Fieldays
Plant Pass workshop next month
Watch our 2024 Young Plant Producers in action
NZPPI science strategy to be reviewed
NZPPI members presented with Royal New Zealand Institute of Horticulture's highest honour
NZPPI member wins more accolades

NZPPI Winter Newsletter #1

Budget 2024: Key takeaways for plant producers
Young Plant Producer finalists announced
Send NZPPI your recruitment jobs for Fieldays promotion
Business Central benefits for NZPPI members
Plant Pass events coming up
Updates to NZPPI Disease Management Platform include NIWA maps
Conference feedback survey
Industry Leadership Opportunities 2024

Conference Event 2024 - it's a wrap

Thank you
Innovation Day
Celebrating excellence at the NZPPI awards evening
Conference Innovation Speakers
We deeply appreciate the support of our wonderful sponsors, whose contributions made the 2024 conference happen

One week until Conference

Conference nearly upon us

NZPPI Autumn Newsletter # 1

Challenges and opportunities in the months ahead
Board election results
Wellington Water advocacy
Join us in Hamilton for the NZPPI Innovation Day and Conference 2024
Nominate your emerging leaders for the Fraser Award
Young Plant Producer of the Year applications open soon
Plant Pass workshops and webinars: register your interest
Your insight needed on our Energy, Plastics, and Water Resilience Survey
DOC: Recommendation to remove Chilean myrtle from sale
Agritech: Innovation for Sustainability Tour Central Otago, 23rd & 24th May
Funding available for switch to low-emission vehicle fleets etc
Zespri research has identified native plant species that are poor or good hosts for PVH
Lincoln Career Fair on May 6

NZPPI Summer Newsletter # 2

Our first newsletter for 2024
NZPPI is advocating against water restrictions for home gardens
MPI's proposed phytoplasma strategy: step forward for NZPPI advocacy
NZPPI Board nominations open today
New EECA energy transition resources for covered crop nurseries
NZPPI member case study: Van Lier Nurseries' transition to electrification
New leadership course for the horticulture sector
Plant Pass 2024 events programme
Latest incursions
NZPPI Conference 2024
Te Uru Rākau engagement update

NZPPI Summer Newsletter # 1

Seasons greetings
Latest issue of Plant Production Science out now
Incoming Ministers
Social procurement impacts
Path to sustainable plastic use
Plant Pass Annual Report
NZPPI Conference 2024
Trolley Scheme Xmas Hours
Myrtle rust expert wins major Australasian plant pathology award
Reminder: NZPPI Board Elections in March
Native orchid Masters scholarship announced
Get ready for Young Plant Producer and Fraser Award 2024!
Recloaking Papatūānuku

NZPPI Spring Newsletter # 3

Call for prudent industry-focused policies
Our Young Plant Producer wins accolades at Young Hort
Join the Generation Programme: a once-in-a-generation opportunity
NZPPI puts in submission on Biodiversity Credits System
National Pest Plant Accord review
NZPPI and members have submitted on 'exorbitant' plant import fee increases
NZPPI action means further Auckland Council exemptions for Japanese flowering cherries
Trolley scheme holiday hours
New MfE new kerbside recycling rules exclude plant pots
Reminder: NZPPI Board election to be held in March
'Get out there and do some scouting': Growers told to watch out for fall armyworm
New Auckland Council rules: changes to what dwarf Agapanthus praecox cultivars nurseries can sell
NZPPI member Minginui nursery part of international propagation conference

NZPPI Spring Newsletter # 2

Plant import and diagnostic fees are doubling: have your say
Proposed new BSc Major in Horticultural and Plant Sciences: signatures needed
AGM presentations on greenlife and plant imports
NZPPI board election process launched
Tāne’s Tree Trust develops native tree production toolkit
Turnover Declarations Overdue

NZPPI Spring Newsletter # 1

Reminder: Member Quarterly Zoom tomorrow
Reminder: NZPPI AGM in Hamilton next week
Trolley short-term hires: strong demand leads to full capacity
Native Garden Nursery's huge success in reducing plastic pot use
Covered crop growers encouraged to sign up to EECA's new decarbonisation programme
Plant Pass technical workshops coming up in Hamilton and Christchurch
HortPartners Extension Model update
Presentation on plant nomenclature changes

NZPPI Winter Newsletter # 3

Annual General Meeting on September 28
Plant Nomenclature Changes: a presentation by Te Papa Botany Curator Dr Leon Perrie
Reminders for extension scoping workshop at Lincoln University and online survey
Reminder re Turnover Declarations
Register for September disease management workshops
Technical Plant Pass workshops coming up
In the News
NZ Gardener says it like it is

NZPPI Winter Newsletter # 2

Head winds ahead but overall our industry continues to grow
HortPartners website, discussion paper, workshop and survey launched
Notice of NZPPI AGM 2023
Te Uru Rākau releases full report of native nursery survey
Join our Young Plant Producer at the Young Hort Awards Dinner
Plant Pass Technical Workshops coming in spring

NZPPI Winter Newsletter # 1

We have our Young Plant Producer 2023!
NZPPI's Election Manifesto
Consultation open on plastic solutions
Plant Pass survey: have your say
Plant Talk - what's in a name?
Nursery qual now includes water conservation  
International Trade Shows

Conference 2023 is a wrap

Thank you for joining us
2023 Conference survey for attendees and non-attendees
NZPPI Chair Marie Taylor - Road to Recovery
Dr Ellen Joan Nelson - Belonging, Autonomy and Purpose
Jeffrey Scott - Roadmap to Business Success
Benchmarking Plant Production workshop
Future of Plant Production Workforce panel and Engaging and Enabling your Staff workshop
Experiential Biosecurity Response for plant buyers workshop
Miranda James - The Opportunities for Plant Production in Financial Disclosures
2023 Fraser Award
Inaugural NZPPI Sustainable Futures Award
Inspirational After Dinner Speaker Dave Letele
Plastic Advisory Committee update
Day Two Bus tour to Ardmore Nurseries and Zealandia

NZPPI Autumn Newsletter # 5

Conference is next week!
We have our Young Plant Producer finalists!
Daltons hosts NZPPI Plastics Advisory Committee
Send NZPPI your recruitment jobs for Fieldays promotion
Grow Home Safe and Site Safe webinar
Generation Change - Young Woman Bringing Purpose to Food & Fibre
Conditions for new 'Partner of Worker' Work Visas changing

Register for Conference 2023

Register for Conference today

NZPPI Autumn Newsletter # 4

Have your say on horticultural education and training
Conference 2023 less than a month away!
Magnolia Grove cultivar chosen for King Charles' coronation
NZPPI's next steps on plant imports
Young Plant Producer entries close tomorrow
Plant Careers to be at Fieldays again
Plant Pass workshops reminder
Lincoln University: post-grad fee waivers until end of 2024
Register now a Lincoln University Career Fair
Join The Big Check-In, 4 May 2023
MSD initiatives support employers to hire new workers

NZPPI Autumn Newsletter # 3

NZPPI meetings update
Entries for Young Plant Producer now open
Plant Careers event a great success
Register for conference
Plant Pass update
Showcasing an industry pathway
Overview of Innovation in CEA Summit
Covered crops workshop for growers coming up
Farmstrong launches new online wellbeing module for farmers and growers
Online University of Florida greenhouse training available

Autumn Newsletter # 2

EPA application approved!
Board election results
Conference: register today
Join Plant Careers tomorrow at Ambrosia Nursery
Plant Pass update
Reminders
Trolley Annual Fees
Volunteer to inspire the next generation of plant producers
Immigration webinar: enhanced Immigration Online for employers.

NZPPI 2023 Autumn Newsletter # 1

Getting ready for the recovery
Lincoln Extension Note on post-flood plant health
Conference 2023 registrations are open! Register now.
Plastics Advisory Committee update
SGM and Board Election update
Member TD forms are overdue - please submit yours if you haven't already
Come to our Plant Careers Open Day in Christchurch
Nominations for Fraser Award open now
Young Plant Producer entries open next month
2023 Plant Pass workshops underway: register today
International Grower of the Year 2024 entries open

Summer Newsletter # 3

NZPPI Cyclone Response
Save the Date: NZPPI Conference 2023 on May 24 in Auckland
Special General Meeting postponed
NZPPI Invites Board Nominations
Young Plant Producer entries open in April
Turnover Declaration forms now overdue

Summer Newsletter # 1

Flooding response
Notice of NZPPI Board Elections
Notice of NZPPI Special General Meeting
Young Achiever renamed as Young Plant Producer
NZPPI EPA application hearing underway
Plant Pass update
NZPPI member wins national ecosystem award
Update on Go Gardening Gift Cards & Vouchers Redemption

NZPPI Summer Newsletter # 1

Happy holidays from the NZPPI team
Latest issue of Plant Production Science out now!
NZPPI says no to Government nurseries
Plant Careers at Fieldays for first time
Interactive spray management tool a game changer
Import health standard changes for Alstroemeria tissue culture
Lincoln PhD student wants to hear from you
ACC researching employers for new income insurance scheme

Spring Newsletter # 2

Government afforestation programme: 300,000 hectares of native trees needed by 2035
Our Young Achiever proves innovation skills at Young Hort
NZPPI exhibiting at Fieldays Career Hub
Online myrtle rust management tool update coming soon
Last free Plant Pass workshop for 2022
NZPPI members' contribution to the circular economy
Embracing Movember: NZPPI's Andrew Grant takes up the challenge
Spring Blueming: Supporting mental health in the horticultural workforce
Two new ACC campaigns to prevent injuries and promote healing

Registrations now open: NZPPI Conference 2022 & Myrtle Rust workshops

Register for the NZPPI Conference 2022
Register now for a Myrtle Rust workshop near you
It's registration time!

Winter Newsletter # 3

Business Breakfast provides food for thought
Free online tool simplifies spray plan management for growers
Fraser Awards nomination deadline extended
Congratulations to our Young Achiever Amy Clark!
Check out the August edition of Kia Ora magazine
Local alternatives to peat in the spotlight
Our new programme manager is on board
Conference registrations open next week
Scientific research to save our rarest plants
Lincoln hosts event for students
Immigration Update
Growing the team to deliver more to members

NZPPI Winter Newsletter # 2

NZPPI has signed an MoU with Lincoln University
Business Breakfast in Christchurch
Reminder: SHED meeting in Otaki on Thursday 28 July 2022.
Nominations open for inaugural Fraser Award
Inspiring and celebratory regional dinner in Christchurch
Myrtle rust climate model webinar on July 20 at 10.30am
Ellepot Science in Plant Production Zoom meeting on July 20
Online Myrtle Rust focus group
Science subcommittee meeting: importance of mycorrhizal fungi
First Plant Pass TAG meeting & rescheduled Plant Pass workshops
Kauri dieback national pest management plan in force next month
Grafting our way through winter

NZPPI Winter Newsletter #1

Is it crunch time for horticulture education?
We have our Young Achiever 2022 finalists!
Carol Fraser Industry Training Award announced
Register for our free SHED meeting in Otaki
Plant Production Science: tell your sustainability R&D stories
Reminder again of Plant Pass workshops
Online weather and disease function easier to access
Plan for our sector's future vocational training soon to be released
Lincoln Agricentre weed project
The Salix Journey at Blue Mountain Nurseries
Online Bootcamp for Payroll/HR team members
Kauri dieback sniffer dogs are barking up the right trees
Busy winter ahead

NZPPI Autumn Newsletter # 2

NZPPI opens an office on Lincoln campus
Sign up for free Plant Pass winter workshops
Progress on Plastics
New Greenlife SIG up and running
Encourage your emerging leaders to apply for Young Achiever
EPA application resubmitted
We're ramping up myrtle rust management
Myrtle Rust survey: we need your help
Reminder: save the date for Conference 2022
Plant Trolleys update
AEWV Applications Open Now
SHED meetings resume: Otaki in July
Winter Wellness
Lots of progress to share

April Overview

Is our industry at a turning point?
NZPPI Conference 2022 is go!
Plant Pass official launch is in two weeks: register now to promote your nursery
NZ contribution to global Phytophthora survey: can you help?
Young Achiever of the Year competition is back and bigger than ever before
Challenging times

March 2022 newsletter

Plant Trolley website up and running
We have a new life member!
NZPPI’s Climate Model: The latest tool in the battle against myrtle rust
EPA full release application to be filed
Congratulations to our Young Achiever
Kauri dieback national management plan on the way
Proposed pesticide re-entry rules to impact plant producers
Plant Pass official launch planned for May
An eventful year already

December Newsletter

2021 in Review
NZPPI Plant Disease Management tool launched!
NZPPI has two new staff members
Plant Germplasm Import Council draft strategy
The future of plastics recycling
Plant Pass ends year on high note
Update on 2021 Resident Visa Applications
Covid-19 Protection Framework FAQ
Here's to a festive and restorative holiday season

NZ Plant Producers News - 17 March 2021

NZ Plant Producers needs you!
NZ Plant Producers at Grow Ōtautahi
Missing in action: changing the status for two new houseplants
GIA Operational Agreements
We’re making a submission to the Climate Change Commission – tell us what you think!
News Roundup - March 16
Primary Industry Capability Alliance research and insights forum on workforce in the food and fibre sector

COVID-19 news

Coviid-19 what you need to know


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