About

Photo of Alan Harre inspecting fruitHarré International Ltd is an organisation specialising in horticultural business consultancy.

Alan Harré - B.Agr.Sc(Hort) | Director

Alan is a graduate in Horticultural Science has broad experience with crop production and post-harvest handling within New Zealand's billion-dollar summerfruit, apple and kiwifruit export industries.

He worked for almost 20 years for the Government's on-farm extension service.  Then for 8 years at a Technical Institute where, as Senior Tutor he led the Quality Assurance Unit.  This Unit developed and delivered off-campus training in Quality Systems for export fruit.  These highly successful workshops were presented in collaboration with grower marketing organisations during a period of rapid development.  Over 7,000 people received training through these programmes.

In recent years Alan Harré has worked independently to assist export crop producers and exporters in Fiji and Tonga become more competitive with their exports.  He has also managed New Zealand based horticultural projects.

Elizabeth Harré - B.Sc. | Consultant

Elizabeth is a science graduate with 20 years Quality System experience in the export kiwifruit industry.  She had significant involvement with international market access issues, biosecurity, entomology, and plant protection from the Integrated Pest Management (IPM) perspective.  Particular emphasis during this time was the industry-wide development and implementation of Spray Diary Audit and Residue Management Systems to satisfy export market requirements.