Displaying items by tag: CORONAVIRUS

Thursday, 25 November 2021 06:55

Editorial: Which face do we believe?

OPINION: When Covid-19 first arrived in New Zealand, PM Jacinda Ardern made great play of the fact that it would be the primary sector - and that means rural NZ - would be the saviour of the economy.

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 24 November 2021 06:55

Vaccine roll-out leaves behind rural dwellers

The Covid-19 vaccine roll-out did not suit rural people, according to the chair of Rural GP Network Dr Fiona Bolden.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 23 November 2021 11:55

Tankers will turn up at Covid farms

A Covid outbreak on a supplier farm will not stop Fonterra from collecting milk, says chief executive Miles Hurrell.

Published in General News

Farmer co-operative LIC is reporting a busy breeding season despite Covid-19 restrictions all over the country.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 16 November 2021 11:55

Uncertain times ahead!

NZ sheep and beef farmers will likely face different risks to their businesses in the coming years due to the Covid pandemic.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 16 November 2021 10:55

MIQ spots 'bloody hard'

Securing MIQ spots remain the biggest hurdle to getting overseas workers for the dairy sector.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 16 November 2021 08:55

Union backs compulsory vax

Get vaccinated - that's the message from the National Secretary of the Meat Workers Union to his members.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 16 November 2021 07:55

Rural events seek clarity

With the 90% double vaccinated target for all district health boards (DHBs) not expected to be met until mid-January, at current vaccination rates, pressure mounts with the continuing cancellations of A&P shows and field days.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 16 November 2021 06:55

Mandate meat jabs!

Meat companies support Government plans for a clear and simplified risk assessment process to make Covid-19 vaccinations mandatory at their plants.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 10 November 2021 10:55

Covid hinders CEO search

Farmer co-operative LIC says its search for a new chief executive has been impacted by current restrictions imposed by Covid-19.

Published in General News