Membership Updates

Join the NZHIA and help us to represent the New Zealand Hemp Industry

The NZHIA Executive invite you to join the New Zealand Hemp Industries Association Inc. If you’re interested or involved please get in touch. We began representing the local industry following our incorporation in 1997, we lobbied hard to get the trials established in 2000. And as part of the Governments Inter-Agency Working Group we worked …

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NZHIA puts hemp seed food issue on TV 3 news

  NZHIA puts hemp seed food issue on the TV3 news TV3 recently visited Penny Young, NZHIA Secretary at her hemp farm in Hunna, South Auckland  http://www.3news.co.nz/nznews/growers-push-to-relax-restrictions-on-hemp-2015032817 New Zealand industry and government want access to hemp foods, but as we share food safety standards with Australia we were outvoted in the FSANZ, meeting on 30 …

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Research and Development – Cottonization of hemp fibre for high end textile uses

A researcher is looking for research partners in New Zealand.  To develop and commercialise an ecologically friendly process for the cottonization of hemp fibres for high end textile uses The overseas based researcher is wanting to collaborate with a New Zealand research facility which has access to suitable equipment. He would be willing to come …

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Employment opportunities in the New Zealand Hemp Industry

The NZHIA has received the following requests seeking employment in the New Zealand hemp industry, if you are interested and can help please contact them directly for more information. 1) 12 February – A member of the NZHIA, from Dunedin is very interested in the local industry and wants to work for a farmer/processor to learn more …

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