Displaying items by tag: CORONAVIRUS

Wednesday, 25 August 2021 07:55

Covid stresses export sector

It's been a terrible 18 minths for exporters, according to international trade consultant Charles Finny.

Published in Rural News
Tuesday, 24 August 2021 13:34

Delay planned fires until after lockdown

Farmers and lifestyle block owners in the Otago and Southland regions are being asked to avoid lighting fires until lockdown is over, to reduce risk to firefighters.

Published in General News

Butchers across New Zealand are urging the Government to allow them to reopen under strict Covid protocols and serve their communities.

Published in General News
Friday, 20 August 2021 13:25

Westpac offers relief options to businesses

Westpac says it is offering financial support to business customers affected by the latest COVID-19 lockdown.

Published in General News
Friday, 20 August 2021 13:02

How to keep safe during milking in a lockdown

DairyNZ has developed advice, tools and resources to support dairy farmers and their teams to farm safely during the Covid lockdown.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 18 August 2021 15:51

MPI moves quickly on Covid

The productive and primary sector appears to be well placed to deal with the Alert Level Four settings according to the Director General of MPI, Ray Smith.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 18 August 2021 13:35

No change to Level 4 settings - HortNZ

Horticulture New Zealand says it has now been officially advised by the Ministry for Primary Industries that the settings for this Alert Level 4 are the same as those used last year in Level 4. 

Published in General News
Wednesday, 18 August 2021 11:15

Lockdown douses chances of OCR hike

Economists are suddenly divided over whether the official cash rate will rise this afternoon.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 18 August 2021 10:59

Some LIC services to continue

Herd improvement company LIC says some of its services are deemed essential and will continue during the Level 4 lockdown.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 03 August 2021 09:55

Tanker drivers helping drive emissions down

One of the (positive) side-effects of Covid-19 is the improved air and water quality.

Published in General News