NEW ZEALAND: ENZA levy prompts Hawke's Bay protest
Several hundred people turned out onto the streets of Hastings recently to support Hawke's Bay apple growers in a protest against to ENZA's proposed levy. The apple and pear export board is set to loose its monopoly this year but first has to find the funds to pay off a debt amounting to NZ$54m (US$21.9m). It recently revealed its plan to pay the debt by collecting a levy on every box of apples and pears picked up from growers.
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