Publications

Fresh Facts

A compendium of the current statistics of production and marketing in New Zealand's Horticultural Industry
Current to June 2008. 2008 Packed full of essential statistics and data
Fresh Facts 2008 (1.4mb)

Growing Futures

An overview of the horticultural potential of New Zealand.

Growing Futures - Full Presentation. (1.4mb)
Growing Futures - Summary (431k)

21 Success Stories

Have a look at some startling success stories and innovation in the Horticultural Industries
21 Success stories in Horticultural Growth in New Zealand"

On our clients sites

Most of our work is confidential to our clients, but we are able to provide links to some of our recent work in the public sector.

All of these projects had strong elements of facilitation of diverse and often competitive industry players, required considerable research and analysis, and required good communication with all stakeholders during and after the project.

Several projects also involved a close examination of factors affecting change, often specifically in relation to knowledge transfer.

A selection of public or published documents prepared by Martech consultants and researchers. Documents linked are in PDF format.

Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry March 2001

‘The Impact of e-Commerce on the Primary Sector’
     M J Stoke, A G Aitken and J P Kerr (PDF)

Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry February 2000

'CODEX ad hoc Task Force on International Regulations and Standards for Foods derived from Biotechnology'
Facilitated by A G Aitken and J P Kerr

The Biosecurity Council August 2000

‘Scoping the Development of a Biosecurity Strategy for New Zealand’
   J P Kerr, A G Aitken, M J Stoke & R J Howell

The Ministry of Research, Science & Technology December 1998

‘The Outcomes of Research supported by the Public Good Science Fund in Fishing and Aquaculture Industries’
        M J Stoke, J P Kerr & A G Aitken

The Ministry of Research, Science & TechnologyDecember 1998

‘The Outcomes of Research supported by the Public Good Science Fund in Marine Environments, Climate and Atmosphere’
         J P Kerr, M J Stoke & A G Aitken

The New Zealand FruitGrowers Federation November 1998

‘New Zealand Fruit Industry - An Investment in the Future’
         J P Kerr, M J Stoke & A G Aitken

The New Zealand Forest Industries Council April 1998

Strategic Directions in Research & Technology for New Zealand’s Forest-Based Industries’
         A G Aitken & J P Kerr

The N.Z. Food & Beverage Exporters Council Inc July 1996

‘An R&D Strategy for New Zealand’s Food and Beverage Industry’
       A G Aitken and J P Kerr

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