The 2019 NZAC AGM will be held in Hamilton on 31st July 2019 at The Bank Bar & Brasserie, 117 Victoria Street, Hamilton starting at 4.15pm sharp. This year we are pleased to have presentations on: Automated Asparagus Harvester Proof of Concept Project – Professor Mike Duke & Dr Shen Hin Lim, University of Waikato […]
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April 2019: The New Zealand Asparagus Council (NZAC) are reviewing our activities so we can best support the industry. We are requesting all asparagus growers and associated to help with identifying the key topics you would like the council to undertake by completing a short survey. The survey will take no more than five minutes […]
Read the latest update from NZAC here: NZAC Update November 2018
Click here to read the October 2018 Update Click here for the Draft Strategy Document. If you have any questions, comments or feedback on the content of this update, please contact Karen Orr: Karen.Orr@hortnz.co.nz and 04 494 9984
The results of the Commodity Referendum are: 39 voting papers sent out 2 advised no longer growing 15 votes received 9 votes FOR 6 votes AGAINST 301 hectares FOR 25 hectares AGAINST. We will now complete the application to the Ministry for Primary Industries for the Commodity Levy. Thank you for your responses.
If your 2016 levies were paid up you should have received voting papers for the Commodity Levy in the post. These are due back with the returning officer by 5pm Thursday 9 November so make sure you get them in. If you have not received your voting papers and you believe you should have, please […]
Invoices and declarations for the 2017 and final year of the current commodity levy order which commenced in 2012 have been posted and should be with you soon. These are due by 30 November 2017, with final date of payment of 28 February 2018. If you pay your invoice by direct credit, please remember to […]
Click here to read the October 2017 update of NZAC Activity. If you have not received this by Email, and would like to, please contact Eve to update your email address.
The asparagus growing video has been featured on the vegetables.co.nz facebook page which reaches over 13,000 people. Click here to view the post and watch the video, featuring Leaderbrand’s Gordon McPhail.
Click here to read the September 2017 Update on the New Zealand Asparagus Council.