Displaying items by tag: Damien O'Connor

Thursday, 23 January 2020 08:55

Synlait unveils tree-planting scheme

Synlait Milk is establishing an industrial-scale native plant nursery at its Dunsandel headquarters as the centrepiece of a wide-ranging environmental initiative.

Published in Agribusiness
Thursday, 16 January 2020 11:23

Primary Sector Council's starry-eyed vision

Late last year, the Primary Sector Council (PSC) unveiled its vision for the future of New Zealand’s primary industries.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 15 January 2020 13:12

More waste!

Your old mate notes that after almost two years of cosy meetings and more than $2 million wasted, Ag minister Damien O’Connor’s brainfart, the Primary Sector Council, released its ‘strategy’ on the eve of Christmas, last year.

Published in The Hound
Wednesday, 15 January 2020 11:05

Ag Minister praises Horticultural Export Authority

“Spectacular” – that’s how Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor describes the work of the Horticultural Export Authority.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 14 January 2020 13:55

Certainty promised – O’Connor

Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor says farmers want greater certainty around water issues and he promises they will get this from the coalition government in the coming year.

Published in General News
Thursday, 09 January 2020 08:33

MPI offers help to Oz farmers

Agriculture Minister, Damien O’Connor, says the Ministry for Primary Industries is continuing to stay connected to federal authorities in Australia as devastating fires affect the country.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 17 December 2019 09:41

Details lacking in Primary Sector Council's plan

Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor’s much-vaunted Primary Sector Council (PSC) has released its big plan for the sector.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 11 December 2019 10:57

New laws show Govt backing farmers — O’Connor

The passing of the Farm Debt Mediation and NAIT laws last night shows the Government’s commitment to work alongside and help farmers, says Ag Minister Damien O’Connor.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 10 December 2019 10:55

M. bovis milestone in sight

The Mycoplasma bovis eradication programme is closing in on another milestone as 2019 draws to an end.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 04 December 2019 08:55

NAIT ‘given the finger’ – Minister

Primary industry “gave the finger” to attempts to overhaul the original NAIT scheme, Biosecurity Minister Damien O’Connor says.

Published in General News
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