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Let’s protect our valuable soils

The need to protect New Zealand’s best soils for growing healthy fresh fruit and vegetables is clear in the Our land 2018 report released today, says Horticulture New Zealand chief... Read more about 'Let’s protect our valuable soils'...


Vegetable cuts

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Can you identify Julienned carrot or macedoine of turnip and celery? Read more about 'Vegetable cuts'...


Access to labour critical to horticulture’s growth

Horticulture is growing rapidly and demand for workers is higher than the number of people available, says Mike Chapman, chief executive of Horticulture New Zealand. Read more about 'Access to labour critical to horticulture’s growth'...


Nutrition Readiness for Natural Disasters

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Dietitians NZ and the Nutrition Society have released their latest resource for Nutrition Readiness for Natural Disasters. Read more about 'Nutrition Readiness for Natural Disasters'...


Horticulture New Zealand is telling our food story

Horticulture New Zealand’s chief executive Mike Chapman talks about the need to share our food story in his latest blog. Read more about 'Horticulture New Zealand is telling our food story'...


Kids Snacks in Te Reo Maori

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We are pleased to introduce you to our latest resource - Kids Snacks in Te Reo Maori Read more about 'Kids Snacks in Te Reo Maori'...


HortNZ says drought threatens food supply

Water is vital for plants and trees to grow and New Zealand needs to better mitigate droughts that threaten our domestic supply of fresh fruit and vegetables, Horticulture New Zealand... Read more about 'HortNZ says drought threatens food supply'...


Congratulations to the new Nutrition Society of New Zealand Committee

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Congratulations to the new committee elected in December 2017 Read more about 'Congratulations to the new Nutrition Society of New Zealand Committee'...


Healthy food choices in childhood lowers risk of developing cardiovascular disease

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Cutting saturated fat in childrens' diets reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease in adulthood, a University of Otago study has found.Lead author Dr Lisa Te Morenga, of the University’s Department... Read more about 'Healthy food choices in childhood lowers risk of developing cardiovascular disease'...


Pioneering healthy lifestyle programme lifts health and wellbeing of kids with weight issues

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A pioneering healthy lifestyle programme for kids and teens with obesity called Whānau Pakari has resulted in physical and emotional health gains across a group tracked for 12 months, a... Read more about 'Pioneering healthy lifestyle programme lifts health and wellbeing of kids with weight issues'...


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