Stop building houses on our vegie patch!


Fresh fruit and vegetables produced in south Auckland region feed our country, Horticulture New Zealand have grave concerns about the urban sprawl of Auckland turning the most fertile soils for vegetables into housing.

Mike Chapman, CEO for Horticulture NZ speaks to the team at Rural Exchange about his ask of our elected government to put this issue on the table. He also explaining some of the concerns inter-generational market gardeners have with placing a tax on their irrigation water to produce healthy produce.

Learn more about Mike's 10 reasons to question a Labour water tax here.