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Potatoes NZ Inc. communicates on a variety of key industry topics and activities. We do this through a variety of communications tools:



  • NZ Grower Magazine – contributing articles and funding to NZ Grower magazine published by Horticulture New Zealand and distributed free to all commercial vegetable and berryfruit growers, including all members of Potatoes NZ Inc.
  • Email Newsletter – a monthly potato industry email newsletter distributed to the wider potato industry which features a wide variety of information both global and domestic relating to the key activities of the potato industry.
  • Media Coverage – Potatoes NZ Inc. and the NZ potato industry frequently receive media coverage on a wide variety of subjects.

See the posts below for the latest communications from Potatoes NZ Inc. or select one of the communications tools from the menu.

e-newsletter #65 – August 2017

Spring is almost upon us, so the calendar is getting full. Members are strongly encouraged to attend the free Health & Safety workshops, specifically designed … Read More

Seed Potato Growers meeting

Seed potato growers are invited to a meeting to discuss proposed changes to the Seed Potato Certification rules. Date: Thursday, … Read More

Mesh ‘stunning’ in control of TPP

The use of fine mesh covers could be the answer to controlling the tomato potato psyllid. Dr Charles Merfield, the … Read More

Keep Safe, Keep Growing – Health & Safety Workshops 

Health and safety is a term that can strike fear into people across all industries, but it shouldn’t! Now is … Read More

Philippines fastest growing fry market

The Philippines is the fastest growing fry import market in the world, with demand up 74.0% to 121,652 tonnes in … Read More

Potatoes to star in National Secondary School Culinary Challenge 2017

Potatoes will star on plates at the grand final of the National Secondary Schools Culinary Challenge on the 29th August 2017. … Read More

Getting Potatoes back into the classroom

Sarah Wirth, President of HETTANZ discussed ‘Getting potatoes back in the classroom’ at the recent Potatoes NZ conference. The following … Read More

Attention Paraquat users

If you use Paraquat or Paraquat & Diquat and deem them critical for successful potato production please download this form, fill … Read More

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