The voice of - and for - New Zealand's potato industry
Potatoes New Zealand Inc. represents the interests of the whole of New Zealand's potato industry from growers to processors.
New Zealand's potato industry has more than 170 growers who produce around half a million tonnes of potatoes from 10,329 hectares of arable farmland - the equivalent of almost 10,000 rugby fields.
This website is for New Zealand's potato growers and others in the potato industry. If you're after ideas on how to cook and eat potatoes, information about how nutritious our favourite vegetable is, or other facts and stats about potatoes, please visit www.potatoes.co.nz.
NZ Seed Potato Certification Authority and Seed Grower meeting
Potatoes NZ Inc. invites you to a meeting with the New Zealand Seed Potato Certification Authority.
The New Zealand Seed Potato Certification Authority needs your feedback on proposed NZSPCA rule changes.
Tuesday 16th September
Venue: Gardenside Room, Hotel Ashburton, Racecourse Road, Ashburton
2pm – 4pm – Seed Grower Meeting -– the meeting will finish with afternoon tea.
All seed growers and interested industry participants are welcome to attend this session.
For catering purposes please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org before Friday 12th September 2014.
The following documents have been posted to all seed growers to be discussed at the meeting:
- New revised seed potato certification scheme Sept 2014 with changes marked
- Summary of Seed Potato Certification Authority Proposed Rule Changes 020914
If you are unable to attend but wish to provide feedback please contact:
NZSPCA Secretary (Stephen Ogden)
Phone: - 04 473 6040 or 021 773 502
Fax: c/- PNZ Inc. - 04 471 2861
or Email: Secretary.SPCA@potatoesnz.co.nz