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Vegetables New Zealand Incorporated represents the interests of growers of all fresh vegetable crops (other than potatoes, onions, tomatoes, asparagus, and buttercup squash).

It represents approximately 760 growers who produce over 50 crops with a farm gate value of over $420 million per annum. It is the largest of the vegetable product 

Due to COVID-19 the 2020 Horticulture Conference has been postponed to 2021.

For up to date information on COVID-19 please go to the Horticulture NZ website.

All vegetable growers are required to pay a levy if they sell produce in a commercial capacity (levy orders are a legal requirement).  This includes cash sales from road side stalls and farmers markets.  Click here for the current vegetable levies across all vegetable product groups.

Biosecurity (Readiness and Response-Fresh Vegetables Levy) Order 2020

Vegetables NZ Inc wish to advise that Parliament has approved the new Biosecurity (Readiness and Response-Fresh Vegetables Levy) Order 200 which was signed and gazetted on 6 July 2020.  It will come into effect on 10 August 2020.  Click here for the full Levy Order.

Any queries please contact Antony Heywood, General Manager VNZI on 021 990 038 or email Antony.heywood@hortnz.co.nz


The On Farm Biosecurity Manuals are now complete - click here -> Outdoors crop manual - Covered crops manual

All growing organisations will receive a printed copy of the manual that is relevant to their growing operation and this will arrive before the end of the month.

You are welcome to provide feedback on this resource direct to Brittany McCloy at Brittany.McCloy@onionsnz.com or ph 027 844 2920 







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