Flooding in Bay of Plenty
At this time we know of a small number of orchards that are severely affected by flooding. If your orchard has severe damage and you have not yet talked with a NZKGI representative, please get in contact with the office.
NZKGI is also providing support to growers, particularly in the provision of pumps to get water off orchards. If you require support in this or other areas, please contact us on 0800 232 505 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Furthermore, we recognise that the last few days have been very stressful for some growers. The Bay of Plenty Rural Support Trust is available on 0800 RURAL HELP (0800 787 254) for a free and confidential chat.
Zespri has distributed an information sheet to growers which provides advice on kiwifruit vine health for growers. The sheet can be read here.
Current information from the Rural Support Trust on the flood situation can be read here.