Displaying items by tag: CORONAVIRUS

Monday, 06 April 2020 12:34

A strange new world — Editorial

I wrote four COVID-19 story intros in a week, before realising it was a fool’s game.

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COVID-19 is negatively impacting New Zealand’s rural sector confidence.

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NZ’s second-biggest dairy processing company says it is taking a pragmatic and cautious approach, as it deals with the impact of COVID-19.

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Friday, 03 April 2020 13:54

Carrfields joins online trading platform 

With the closure of saleyards under Alert 4, New Zealand’s virtual saleyard bidr says it will be an essential tool for the trading of livestock during lockdown.

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Chinese consumers are increasingly positive about New Zealand-produced beef, lamb and mutton in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a social media analysis by Beef + Lamb New Zealand.

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Friday, 03 April 2020 11:20

Change of tune needed

OPINION: It has been some weeks since we have had to face the ideological rhetoric, in any quantity, that has pervaded our lives for much of the last three years – and I haven’t missed it one bit!

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Butchers can now process pork, but only for supply to supermarkets and other retailers.

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Thursday, 02 April 2020 14:05

Farmers adapt well to new sales model

Fonterra’s rural service subsidiary, Farm Source says farmer shareholders are adapting well to its new trading model under COVID-19 restrictions. 

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Thursday, 02 April 2020 13:08

COVID-19: Virus hits rural medical practices

Questions are being raised about the level of medical care rural New Zealanders can access under COVID-19 alert level 4 restrictions.

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Thursday, 02 April 2020 11:05

Rural midwives call for more PPE

The NZ College of Midwives is looking at how to get protective gear – such as masks and gloves out to rural midwives.

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