A Taranaki dairy farmer received four-month home detention and was disqualified from overseeing of animals for 18 months.

A Taranaki dairy farmer received four-month home detention and was disqualified from overseeing of animals for 18 months over a lack of feed and welfare which led to some animals being euthanised.

Kotahi, New Zealand’s largest containerised freight manager and A.P. Moller – Maersk have signed a second long term freight agreement to December 2034.

New Zealand’s major primary industry exporters have secured shipping capability to export $160 billion worth of products over the next 10 years.

New Zealand Trade Minister Todd McClay and UAE Trade Minister Dr Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi. Photo Credit: Todd McClay/Twitter.

The dairy and red meat sectors have welcomed news that New Zealand will begin formal negotiations for a free trade agreement (FTA) with the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Flock House owes it origins to New Zealand wool growers.

Plans are in place to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the legendary Flock House opening its doors for the first time.

Trade and Agriculture Minister Todd McClay.

Trade and Agriculture Minister Todd McClay says the Government is always working to ensure that our food exporters are treated fairly under trade agreements signed with other countries.

AgriZeroNZ chief executive Wayne McNee.

AgriZeroNZ, the joint venture (JV) fast-tracking emissions reduction tools for Kiwi farmers, is looking to speed up delivery of a methane vaccine with a $10m investment in US ag-biotech start-up, ArkeaBio.

The lobby group the Methane Science Accord (MSA) says it welcomes a recent government move to seek outside advice on reducing biological methane targets, rather than relying on recommendations made by the Climate Change Commission.

After a decade of consultation and court battles, Environment Southland has officially adopted a plan to prevent further decline in the region's water quality.

Farmers are throwing down the gauntlet to politicians - hold an independent inquiry into rural bank lending or face tough questions from the farming sector.

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has informed staff it will cut 391 jobs following a consultation period.

Fonterra is exploring full or partial divestment options for its global Consumer business, as well as its integrated businesses Fonterra Oceania and Fonterra Sri Lanka.

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