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NZVA Accepts Live Export Ban Is Consistent With Animal Welfare Science

Press Release – New Zealand Veterinary Association

The New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) is not surprised by the governments decision to ban live exports by sea and believes the two- year transition period is pragmatic for businesses in the sector. We are not surprised by the decision and … Read more »

‘Change For The Long-term’ Message For Earth Day 2021

Press Release – WayBeyond

(L-R) Kylie Horomia, Head of Industry Transformation and Sarah Kennelly, Graduate IoT Engineer WayBeyond has taken up the sustainability challenge for Earth Day 2021 with a long-term focus on reducing food waste and optimizing natural resources. Earth … Read more »

Call A Halt To Housing Eating Away At Our Food Production Potential – Feds

Press Release – Federated Farmers

While the Ministry for the Environment Our Land 2021 report identifies some challenges in front of us, it also includes plenty of positives, Federated Farmers says. “The fact that 49% of New Zealand remains native land cover is something to be proud of, … Read more »

New Zealand’s Fragmenting Farmlands – Expert Reaction

Press Release – Science Media Centre

New Zealands highly productive farmlands have been decreasing over the last two decades as residential developments such as lifestyle blocks grow, according to a new report. Our land 2021 says the area of highly productive land that was unavailable … Read more »

Lime Rock Estate An Appealing Business And Lifestyle Option

Press Release – Bayleys Realty Group

Lime Rock Located on Tikokino Road, Waipawa on an elevated site commanding 360-degree views, Lime Rock has a well earned reputation for its premium quality Pinot Noir, Grner Veltliner and Pinot Gris wines. The estate is being offered for sale by tender … Read more »

Feds: Live Export Ban ‘surprising’

Press Release – Federated Farmers

The governments announcement this morning that live export of animals will be banned after a transition period of up to two years has come as a surprise to Federated Farmers, Feds animal welfare spokesperson Wayne Langford says. “The Minister … Read more »

Calling NZ Agtech, Food Tech And Food And Beverage Startups: Applications Are Open For Rabobank’s FoodBytes! Pitch 2021

Press Release – FoodBytes

 Rabobank is kicking off the 2021 Pitch programme for FoodBytes! , the banks global food and agriculture innovation platform, which drives connections and collaboration between startups, corporate leaders,investors and farmers to implement … Read more »

Emotive Live Export Ban A Kick In The Guts

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

The Governments emotive decision to ban live exports ignores the evidence and is a kick in the guts for the rural sector, says ACTs Primary Industries spokesperson and dairy farmer Mark Cameron. Live exports represent a critical … Read more »

World Leading Live Export Ban Means Thousands Of Animals Will No Longer Suffer Overseas

Press Release – SAFE NZ

The Government today has announced a ban on the export of livestock by sea. The trade will be phased out over two years. SAFE CEO Debra Ashton said shes pleased to see the Government is taking animal welfare seriously. “SAFE has been campaigning … Read more »

Government To Phase Out Live Exports By Sea

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Government has announced that the export of livestock by sea will cease following a transition period of up to two years, said Agriculture Minister Damien OConnor. At the heart of our decision is upholding New Zealands reputation for high … Read more »

Greenpeace: Agriculture Still Tops Emissions, So Where’s The Action?

Press Release – Greenpeace New Zealand

The latest inventory of New Zealand’s climate pollution shows, yet again, that the Government must take urgent action to make farming part of the climate solution, says Greenpeace. The Ministry for the Environment today released its 2019 inventory … Read more »

Horizons Decision On Plan Change 2 Brings Certainty For Farmers

Press Release – Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers and DairyNZ are pleased the Horizons Regional Council has adopted the recommendations of the Independent Hearing Panel for Proposed Plan Change 2. “This gives some certainty for farmers who have been in limbo,” Federated … Read more »

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