EXTERNAL RELATIONS

The target of the external relations portfolio is to build on community and local government relationships whilst being the advocate for kiwifruit growers on wider issues such as health and safety and resource management.

 Submissions

A record of submissions made in the past 12 months is below:
Date Matter Submitter Type of submission
September 2017 Memorandum in the matter of the special tribunal for the Ngaruroro and Clive River Water Conservation Order NZKGI Memorandum on behalf of growers
March 2018 Education and Workforce Select Committee on the Employment Relations Amendment Bill Horticulture New Zealand NZKGI named in submission as supporting
March 2018 Tauranga Northern Link NZKGI Submission made by NZKGI to BOPRC and subsequent appearance at hearing
March 2018 Bay of Plenty Regional Council Land Transport Plan NZKGI Submission made by NZKGI to BOPRC and subsequent appearance at hearing
April 2018 Tax working group Horticulture New Zealand NZKGI named in submission as supporting
April 2018 Bay of Plenty Regional Council Proposed Plan Change 13 – Air Quality NZKGI Submission made to BOPRC
May 2018 Employment Amendments (Triangular Relationships) Bill Horticulture New Zealand NZKGI named in submission as supporting
May 2018 Draft import health standard for Actinidia Plants NZKGI Submitted letter in support of Kiwifruit Vine Health’s submission
May 2018 Draft submission on EPA fees Horticulture New Zealand NZKGI named in submission as supporting
May 2018 Draft submission on the EPA Samurai Wasp application NZKGI Submitted letter in support of Kiwifruit Vine Health’s submissions
July 2018 Draft submission on Zero Carbon Bill Horticulture New Zealand NZKGI named in submission as supporting
July 2018 Draft submission on International Visitor Conservation and Tourism Levy Horticulture New Zealand NZKGI named in submission as supporting