Providing simplified, cost-effective, and integrated assurance in New Zealand horticulture that is trusted and valued


Food safety

We help prevent food safety issues including food illness, harmful contamination and agrichemical residues.



We actively promote sustainable farming practices including the protection of soil, water and natural resources.


Social practice

We are committed to protecting the welfare and safety of all workers in the farming and growing industries.


Annual Meeting 2023

NZGAP held its Annual Meeting on 20 November via  Zoom webinar. Tony Howey (chairperson) announced the committee election results, provided an update on finances, launched the annual report and provided an overview of the upcoming 25-year celebrations. Damien Farrelly followed up with a management update on certification progress and priority projects including version 7, Global Food Safety Initiative, Freshwater Farm Plans, Growing Change, and Information Technology.

Annual Report 2023

 The NZGAP Activity Report for 2023 is now available.  The report provides an overview of NZGAP's strategy, structure, standards, and activity in the last financial year (1 April 2022 - 31 March 2023).