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Closer Californian ties crucial for NZ tech growth

San Jose, California – Leading New Zealand tech expert Graeme Muller arrived back home from Silicon Valley today convinced New Zealand needs closer tech ties with Californian to help produce a thriving Kiwi economy. Muller, chief executive of NZTech, was part of a large New Zealand contingent which has been engaging with leading US agribusinesses and … Continue reading "Closer Californian ties crucial for NZ tech growth"
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NZ Agritech is officially recognised by globally connected venture capital

On Friday, I signed a Partnership Agreement with Farm2050, a collective of major global venture firms and agribusinesses dedicated to supporting innovation in Agtech. New Zealand has become Farm2050’s first ‘Country Partner’. The Agreement was signed on the final day of this year’s Silicon Valley AgTech Immersion Program. I was joined at the signing by … Continue reading "NZ Agritech is officially recognised by globally connected venture capital"
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US and NZ sign historic agritech agreement

Salinas, California – Agritech New Zealand has forged a partnership with a major American company to speed up growth of agritech in New Zealand. The partnership with Western Growers will strengthen and accelerate the development of agritech markets in both countries, Agritech NZ executive director Peter Wren-Hilton said from Salinas, California, today. Hank Giclas, Western … Continue reading "US and NZ sign historic agritech agreement"
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NZ Agritech Creating Global Solutions

Over thirty kiwi agriculture innovators have touched down in Silicon Valley ready to test their solutions among some of the most competitive global growers and farming leaders.
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National Fieldays 2018 is over. What next then for NZ agritech?

Last week saw National Fieldays annual 4-day event take place at Mystery Creek in the Waikato. The largest agriculture show in the southern hemisphere, it’s expected that at least 120,000 visitors will have attended the site. We have uploaded images from this year’s Fieldays to our Facebook page. In years gone by, I would now … Continue reading "National Fieldays 2018 is over. What next then for NZ agritech?"
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Images from the Palmerston North & Wellington roadshow events

On Wednesday 14 March, Agritech New Zealand hosted its third roadshow event at BCC in Palmerston North. On Friday 16 March, NZTE hosted the fourth roadshow event in Wellington. These are some of the images from those two events.