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Our Partners

Programme Partners

A Lighter Touch is jointly funded by government and industry. Government funding is via the Ministry for Primary Industries’ Sustainable Food and Fibre Futures fund. Horticulture New Zealand is the programme co-investor on behalf of supporting industry groups.

Product Groups

Horticulture New Zealand is the programme co-investor, on behalf of supporting industry groups, all of which will be making contributions of expertise and cash investment. The sectors participating in the programme are horticulture, wine, arable, and crop protection.

Crop Protection Companies

Merchant Partners

Research Providers

‘A Lighter Touch’ will engage specialist science providers and consultants to undertake specific projects, and to provide technical advice to aspects of the programme. They will often have on-the-ground expertise and experience, have their own unique perspectives, and will add value to the programme.

Become a Partner

To become a member fill out and submit the online application form.