New Zealand Biosecurity Awards open for business

Minister for Biosecurity Damien O’Connor says Kiwis can celebrate those helping to keep our flora, fauna and vital primary sectors safe by nominating them for New Zealand Biosecurity Awards. Entries are open until 31 August. Finalists will be announced on Friday 12 October and winners on Monday 12 November at an awards dinner in Auckland. For more information click here.

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Gisborne Young Growers Group

Following on from their success in the Gisborne Young Growers competition, Matt Gomm and Krista Manuel have set up a Gisborne Young Growers Group and will be hosting field days with the first one on 7th August on the topic of ‘Setting up for the season’. Find out more on the Gisborne Young Grower Facebook page.

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Tipu project to boost horticulture

The Eastland Community Trust is financially supporting the Tipu Tairawhiti website, which has been set up by the Tairawhiti Labour Governance Group and designed to help horticulturists better access labour. Read the full article in the Gisborne Herald.

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