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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.

Chipocalypse – The story behind the alleged potato shortage

On Saturday, 14 October Angela Meyer visited her local Pak ’n’ Save to purchase groceries. As she leant forward to … Read More

Lotatoes take out prestigious award

Innovation is a key to keeping consumers interested. We all love potatoes, so it’s great to see T&G being crowned … Read More

GPS – Finding the way in the event of a biosecurity incursion

One of the most important factors when dealing with an unwanted pest incursion is the ability to quickly identify locations … Read More

Farm Biosecurity – Key considerations

There has been a lot talk about farm biosecurity since the signing of Government Industry Agreement (GIA) – but what … Read More

Health & Safety workshops well received

Sixty plus people, from over 35 different business attended the free Health & Safety workshops organised by Potatoes New Zealand. … Read More

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

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