Monday, 10 December 2018 10:43

NAIT for sheep?

Bringing sheep into the NAIT (National Animal Identification and Tracing) system may be a way of getting more value out of the animals, Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor claims.

Published in Farm Health
Wednesday, 07 November 2018 13:58

NAIT changes out for comment

Farmers are being urged to have their say on the National Animal Identification and Tracing (NAIT) review consultation now underway.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 31 October 2018 13:55

Update NAIT account regularly

West Coast farmer Andrew Stewart believes the key to animal traceability is to keep your National Animal Identification and Tracing (NAIT) account regularly updated.

Published in Farm Health
Friday, 05 October 2018 12:55

All farmers responsible for NAIT

Making sure all livestock coming on and off-farm are NAIT tagged and registered online is every farmers’ responsibility, says Taranaki farmer Nick Brown.

Published in Farm Health
Thursday, 20 September 2018 10:42

Fatally flawed?

A mate of the Hound – a former technician and founder of an electronics business – reckons the NAIT system has many big flaws.

Published in The Hound
Tuesday, 04 September 2018 09:55

Angst on NAIT

A rushed change to NAIT regulations has caused growing disquiet about the haste in which the new laws were passed under urgency in Parliament.

Published in General News
Saturday, 01 September 2018 09:55

Passed without proper scrutiny

National's agriculture spokesman, Nathan Guy, says while some of the NAIT changes were needed, their passing under urgency has prevented proper scrutiny of them.

Published in Farm Health
Saturday, 01 September 2018 08:55

Mixed reaction to NAIT changes

Recent changes to the NAIT regulations have generally been welcomed by the farming industry: DairyNZ and Beef + Lamb NZ are in favour, although Federated Farmers sees them as rushed.

Published in Farm Health
Friday, 31 August 2018 12:55

OSPRI signals changes to NAIT system

The government's change to the National Animal Identification and Tracing (NAIT) Act will result in some changes to the NAIT system in the coming weeks, says OSPRI chief executive Michelle Edge. 

Published in Farm Health
Tuesday, 28 August 2018 12:03

No excuse — Editorial

Farmers are unhappy and confused with the NAIT changes rushed through Parliament into law.

Published in Opinion
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