Displaying items by tag: Maori

Monday, 16 March 2020 08:49

Hort provides jobs and income for Māori

Māori Development Minister, Nania Mahuta says horticulture is an important and emerging sector for Māori.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 26 February 2020 12:41

$10.6m state loan for Māori agribusiness

The Provincial Growth Fund is loaning $10.6 million to develop Māori land for horticulture.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 10 July 2019 07:27

Don’t forget Māori — Editorial

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.

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 05 June 2019 09:28

The Kings of Ahuwhenua

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.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 20 December 2016 09:55

Healthy Rivers hits a snag

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.

Published in General News
Thursday, 04 August 2016 14:40

Maori bringing capital, talent to horticulture

Horticulture can expect to see more talent and capital in the industry with Maori, says Plant and Food chief executive officer Peter Landon-Lane.

Published in General News
Monday, 25 January 2016 10:51

TPP honours Treaty: Minister

Nothing in the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) will prevent the Crown from meetings its obligations to Maori, says Trade Minister Todd McClay.

Published in General News
Thursday, 17 December 2015 09:49

Landcorp and Northland iwi forge partnership

Landcorp Farming and Northland iwi Te Rarawa and Ngai Takoto have joined forces to run Sweetwater farm, a 2480ha property north-west of Kaitaia.

Published in General News
Thursday, 05 November 2015 14:56

Maori kiwifruit collective growing stronger

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.

Published in General News

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.

Published in General News
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