Meet our team

At the heart of Genesis Nurseries is strong leadership and a passionate, experienced team of full-time staff and seasonal workers. Our future is growth and will be built on high-performing specialists we have recruited.

Senior leadership team

Hayden Green


021 672 477

Ruby Murdoch

Executive Assistant to CEO / Marketing

027 701 4667

Dean Smith

Business Development & IP Manager

027 656 5023

Russell Hartley

Chief Financial Officer

021 118 0632

Nursery Management

Vicki Robertson


027 289 8595

Phil Rogers

Trainee Nursery Manager

027 579 0771

Vee Puna

Technical and Health, Safety and Wellbeing Manager

027 648 8465

New Zealand’s fruit tree specialists

We’re the trusted suppliers of commercial orchardists and garden centres throughout New Zealand, and our reputation for high-quality, consistently performing trees is the backbone of our work. Over our 45 year history, Genesis Nurseries’ fruit varieties and rootstocks have formed a large part of the fruit tree industry in New Zealand. As leaders in variety production and technology in Hawke’s Bay, we are dedicated to the region and working alongside our stakeholders and customers developing our industry and empowering New Zealand orchardists.

Our Story

Ready to order?

We can supply exclusive fruit varieties on quality rootstock to suit your soil conditions.

Enquire Now

Need help?

Need expert advice on the best varieties and rootstocks to suit your orchard?

Contact us