Monday, 12 November 2018 09:45

One year down the track

Minister of Agriculture and Biosecurity, Damien O’Connor explains what's been done this year in government. 

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 07 November 2018 14:10

New dawn for primary exporters

The new year will bring new hope for New Zealand primary exports.

Published in General News
Friday, 02 November 2018 16:35

Fonterra ready for DIRA review

Fonterra says it is ready to work with the Government on the Dairy Industry Restructuring Act (DIRA) review.

Published in General News
Monday, 29 October 2018 10:05

Hort sector’s contribution valued

Growing and sharing New Zealand’s prosperity more fairly is a central plank in the coalition Government’s plan.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 23 October 2018 17:12

Top primary sector employers shortlisted

The finalists in the first Primary Industries Good Employer Awards have been announced. 

Published in General News

Six months down the track and with an estimated $250,000 of taxpayer funds already spent, Ag Minister Damien O’Connor’s Primary Sector Council (PSC) is looking increasingly like an irrelevant, costly, white elephant.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 17 October 2018 08:55

M. bovis could have been handled better

The Government has acknowledged that all was not right in MPI’s handling of the M. bovis crisis.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 09 October 2018 12:47

Support for stricken farmers

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Biosecurity Minister Damien O’Connor have announced a recovery package to help farmers get back to business more quickly after being cleared of Mycoplasma bovis.

Published in General News
Thursday, 04 October 2018 07:55

State funding boost for vet graduates

The Government is launching a programme to boost graduate vet numbers in the regions.

Published in General News
Monday, 01 October 2018 10:02

Animal welfare system upgrade

Regulations to strengthen the animal welfare system come into effect from today.

Published in General News

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