|Read the latest news, admin, NZSPCA and technical below.
The PNZ team is undergoing a few changes with the departure of Chris Claridge, Nicola Loach and Gemma Carroll this year.
PNZ independent board member Jon Davison, is the acting CEO until a permanent replacement is found.
Bobby Hall, is the new Admin & Finance Officer.
The primary sector are being offered ‘The Big Check-in’, on Thursday, 4 May from 7pm – 8.30pm.
Hosted by Te Radar, the event will reconnect with whānau and mates across the country, teach practical tools and wellbeing tips and share a few laughs.
Steve Kearney (NZ Defence Force), and Dr Lucy Hone will also contribute expert tools and tips for personal wellbeing and resilience, alongside community leaders Sandra Matthews (Tairāwhiti) and Michelle Ruddell (Tai Tokerau).
Please join the event by registering here.
PNZ COMMS & EXTENSION
LATEST REPORTS AVAILABLE
Sustainable Vegetable Systems Quarterly Report here
PNZ Processed Trade Report No.4 March 2023 here
CYCLONE NEWS & ADVICE
MPI Cyclone relief application here
Hawkes Bay Foundation Donations here
PNZ links to cyclone recovery support & advice here
Save the dates!!! Keep up-to-date with all PNZ industry events via our events page here.
Have you visited our PNZ YouTube Channel lately? View SVS videos, N-testing how-to and pest/disease presentations.
Latest PNZ articles can be found here.
Growers & their levy paying agents
Access our Biosecurity Emissions & Levy Information System via the website. Check the levies against your business name and that all your contact details are correct. If you need help registering to login, please email Nicola Loach.
2021-2022 Direct Sales Levy Form found on our website here.
For your reference the Commodity Levies Order can be read here.
Health & Safety
We have cyclone & flood recovery resources available for download here.
Cyclone Support & Assistance advice is here.
All current research programmes can be found here.
NZ Seed Potato Certification News
All required forms
Revised Tissue Culture & Mini Tuber Facilities (Mar 2022)
2022 NZ Seed Rulebook
2023 NZSPCA Registered Seed Lines (download) or visit website hereAll NZ Seed Potato Guides & resourcesAll notices & newsletters
PNZ USEFUL LINKS
All forms here
R&D projects and more here
Grower Resources here
Seed Grower Resources here
Export statistics read here
Media articles here
We know growers are resilient and resourceful, however if needed, please reach out for support.
PNZ 0800 399 674
Rural Support 0800 787 254
The PNZ team are here to help you
Chief Executive firstname.lastname@example.org
Technical Manager Dr. Iain Kirkwood
Administration & Finance Officer email@example.com
PNZ Agronomist Paula Lleras
NZ Seed Scheme Manager & Inspector Cyril Hickman
NZ Seed Scheme Inspector Tristan Hickman
PNZ Social Media Links
Over 10,000 people and organisations now follow us on social media to keep up with the latest New Zealand and international potato news. Send us your news and events so we can publish them via our social media channels.
Instagram – Potatoes_NZ
Facebook – Potatoes NZ
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Linkedin – Potatoes NZ Inc