In 2017, NZKGI participated in the Eastern Bay of Plenty Career event in Whakatane and the Tauranga CANVAS Career event. Attendance at these events aims to promote the career opportunities available in the Kiwifruit Industry to Secondary School Students.
Horticulture Capability Group
NZKGI is a member of the Horticulture Capability Group (HCG), made up of Horticulture New Zealand, Pipfruit NZ, Hawkes Bay Fruit Growers Association, Vegetables New Zealand and New Zealand Avocado. Together, the group aim to advance the horticulture industries people capabilities across New Zealand.
In 2017, the HCG partnered with Whenua Ora, a pan-iwi organisation whose objective it is to increase Maori capability in the Primary Industries.
The HCG will be attending the 2018 Mystery Creek Fieldays.
If you would like to find out more about our activities in the careers and education sector, or participate in an expo at your school, please email NZKGI or call us on 0800 232 505.