The Hound understands that Mike Petersen’s time as NZ agriculture’s special trade envoy will soon end.
OPINION: Damien O'Connor is never one to shy away from speaking his mind and ruffling a few feathers, and in a nice way he did this at Federated Farmers’ conference last week.
Eugene and Pania King from Kiriroa Station at Matawai, north-west of Gisborne, are this year’s winners of the Ahuwhenua Trophy for the top Māori sheep and beef farm.
A level playing field is what Horticulture NZ, Federated Farmers and other primary organisations want from a judicial review of Waikato’s ‘healthy rivers’ plan change.
Horticulture can expect to see more talent and capital in the industry with Maori, says Plant and Food chief executive officer Peter Landon-Lane.
Nothing in the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) will prevent the Crown from meetings its obligations to Maori, says Trade Minister Todd McClay.
Landcorp Farming and Northland iwi Te Rarawa and Ngai Takoto have joined forces to run Sweetwater farm, a 2480ha property north-west of Kaitaia.
The production of a large Maori kiwifruit collective could double next year as more of the SunGold G3 variety comes on stream, says Neil Te Kani, the group's chair.
New Zealand is dismal at telling its story to consumers in international markets and needs to emphasise the unique Maori dimension, says the Merino NZ chief executive and boot-camp leader John Brackenridge.
The Maori palate is one that a studying grape growing and winemaking student has pinpointed as her marketing niche.