Displaying items by tag: CORONAVIRUS

Tuesday, 07 April 2020 10:39

Higher hygiene standards critical

MPI boss Ray Smith has appealed to all those involved in food and beverage processing to be meticulous about hygiene.

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Tuesday, 07 April 2020 10:33

COVID-19: Trying to sort out Gypsy Day 

Federated Farmers, MPI, FMG and DairyNZ are all busy this week trying to work out how best to manage Gypsy Day.

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Tuesday, 07 April 2020 08:55

COVID-19: Rural broadband customers stiffed?

All three big telcos – Vodafone, Spark and 2degrees – are offering 24/7 unlimited data for urban broadband users in response to the COVID-19 lockdown forcing people to stay at home.

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On a fine March morning, Nick Mills walks down a row at Rippon, tasting grapes a safe distance from his team, armed with sanitiser and a walkie-talkie...

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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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