Displaying items by tag: CORONAVIRUS

Tuesday, 15 February 2022 10:30

More proof!

OPINION: The Hound would have thought with the country under the red light setting due to the threat of Omicron ravaging the nation, industry leaders and the Government would hold off mass gatherings that risk crippling NZ's primary sector.

Published in The Hound
Tuesday, 15 February 2022 08:55

Self-isolation better way

Scrapping MIQ requirements from next month means vet clinics can plan ahead with certainty, says recruiter Julie South, VetStaff.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 15 February 2022 06:55

You dirty 'RAT's

The Government's so called 'consolidation of Rapid Antigen Tests (RAT) from meat companies has the potential to force the closure of some meat processing plants if staff contract the Omicron version of Covid.

Published in General News
Thursday, 10 February 2022 16:08

CD Field Days cancelled

The annual Central District Field Days has been cancelled due to Covid.

Published in General News
Thursday, 10 February 2022 14:13

Ag industry group urges vaccination and planning

A Waikato and South Auckland agricultural industry group says vaccination and planning are the best defences against Covid-19 causing disruptions on farm.

Published in General News
Thursday, 10 February 2022 06:55

NZ Dairy Event beats Covid

The overwhelming response coming out the New Zealand Dairy Event (NZDE) was exhibitor relief that the show went ahead.

Published in Agribusiness
Tuesday, 08 February 2022 11:55

Dealing with Covid in milk factories

The New Zealand Dairy Workers Union is talking to dairy processors on how workers would isolate if they contract Covid.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 08 February 2022 09:20

MIQ disarray

OPINION: Media reports that only eight overseas teachers have arrived into the country seven months after 300 border exceptions were granted wouldn't surprise too many in the rural sector.

Published in Milking It
Tuesday, 08 February 2022 06:55

Covid policy could bring staffing woes

The dairy industry is facing the prospect of losing some highly skilled staff because they are not fully vaccinated.

Published in General News
Thursday, 03 February 2022 06:55

Editorial: Code red!

OPINION: Benjamin Disraeli once said, "Plan for the worst and hope for the best".

Published in Opinion