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As an Essential Service we will be operating throughout lockdown

Riversun Nursery meets the criteria as an Essential Service (nurseries producing grape vines, fruit trees and vegetable plants for commercial production) during COVID-19 Alert Level 4.

During the lockdown period our potted plant and field nursery teams will continue to care for the grapevines, avocado trees and kiwifruit vines for delivery to clients in Spring/Summer 2020.  Our office-based team are working from home and are available by email or 0800 11 37 47.

Rest assured we are working closely with NZ Plant Producers (NZPPI) to adhere to the Government's strict guidelines to manage any risk to our teams by putting in place procedures and processes for a safe nursery operation.

New Zealand’s premium supplier of certified plant material

We are New Zealand's leading supplier of certified grafted grapevines to many of this country's top vineyards.

Established in 1982, the Gisborne company has forged strong alliances with the New Zealand wine industry. Throughout its evolution, the nursery's goal has remained constant: to provide plant material that is true to type, of high health and known virus status, and produced to exacting physical specifications. 

Riversun's vines are grafted to the New Zealand Winegrowers Grafted Grapevine Standard, developed in consultation with viticulture nurseries. Full details of the specifications and other requirements of the standard can be viewed on the New Zealand Winegrowers website (www.nzwine.com).

To find out how Riversun can help you grow your vineyard contact us today.



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