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Watermelon plantation as part of Tonga agro-export strategy 12 May 2011

Export Facilitating Legislation Reviewed

The Ministry for Primary Industries is seeking public views on possible changes to the Horticulture Export Authority (HEA) Act. The HEA provides a voluntary mechanism for horticulture industries to jointly fund and organise activities that support successful exporting, such as quality assurance, promotion and marketing. Export earnings for industries currently using the HEA totalled $264.6 […]

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Peskyness, PHAMA and BQAs for Tongs

The official in charge of New Zealand’s aid programme, Amanda Ellis, has been working to align the programme with other arms of the New Zealand government. This was one of her replies in a meeting at Victoria University of Wellington to reports of frustration by Tongan horticultural and agriculture exporters. Asia Pacific Economic News (APEN) […]

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Watermelon exports to New Zealand

Watermelon growers started planting throughout Tonga in June 2010 for the resumption of exports to New Zealand. Fresh Direct, chaired by Jeff Turner, placed a firm order for an initial shipment of 20 containers to be delivered for at least Auckland and Wellington markets between August and December 2010, said Tsotumu Nakao for the Growers […]

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