The Hound understands that Mike Petersen’s time as NZ agriculture’s special trade envoy will soon end.
Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce and Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy have announced a $520,000 boost for Southland’s primary sector.
The Netherlands and New Zealand have much in common, in both culture and economics, particularly in the areas of agri-food, horticulture and trade.
Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce has announced the creation of a new freshwater institute between NIWA and the University of Waikato.
Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce has announced the High-Value Nutrition National Science Challenge is investing $3 million in its Consumer Insights and Science of Food research programmes.
Federated Farmers wants a plan to attract the world's top scientists to New Zealand to concentrate on those who will work on primary sector initiatives and the environment.
Lincoln University has been named by Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce as one of three successful applicants to host a NZ-China Research Collaboration Centre.
Arowhenua marae kaumatua Tawera King warned people not to throw anything at Minister Steven Joyce while he was opening Fonterra's Mozzarella plant at Clandeboye.