Displaying items by tag: Meat Industry Excellence

Saturday, 20 April 2019 10:59

Can he add?

The Hound notes that former Meat Industry Excellence (MIE) member Mark Patterson is now trying to use the same anti-Chinese sentiment the failed group used to oppose the takeover by Yili of Westland Milk.

Published in The Hound
Tuesday, 03 January 2017 08:55

The ups and downs of 2016 – the year in review

Another year has almost passed us by – again – and it is time for the annual review of 2016 in the primary sector as seen by the Rural News editorial team.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 20 December 2016 09:42

The ups and downs of 2016 – the year in review

Another year has almost passed us by – again – and it is time for the annual review of 2016 in the primary sector as seen by the Rural News editorial team.

Published in General News

An eclectic consortium of political, industry and business interests are seeking to overturn Silver Fern Farms' (SFF) partnership with Chinese investor Shanghai Maling.

Published in General News
Thursday, 07 April 2016 06:55

Time to go — Editorial

The results of the remit votes at Beef + Lamb NZ's recent annual meeting must surely be the final nail in the coffin of the meat sector ginger group MIE.

Published in Opinion
Tuesday, 05 April 2016 15:31

Sheep and beef farmers reject MIE

MIE has overwhelmingly lost its bid for more funding from Beef + Lamb NZ (BLNZ), with 75% of farmers voting against the proposal.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 05 April 2016 09:55

MIE won't budge

Meat Industry Excellence (MIE) chairman Dave McGaveston has dismissed as "naïve" the Beef + Lamb NZ board argument that further funding of MIE is futile.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 02 March 2016 06:55

MIE ‘noise’ won’t bring change – BLNZ

No amount of noise from farmer ginger groups will bring change in the meat industry if the company boards choose not to adopt the measures they are calling for.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 16 February 2016 12:55

‘No’ to meat lobby’s remits

Two men contesting the vacant central South Island Beef + Lamb NZ board seat do not support remits by MIE to the BLNZ annual meeting.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 15 December 2015 07:14

MIE not quite dead

A group of red meat farmers seeking industry reforms have not given up hope despite bleeding support.

Published in General News
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