Wednesday, 30 November 2016 14:55

$520,000 for Southland primary sector

Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce and Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy have announced a $520,000 boost for Southland’s primary sector.

Published in General News
Monday, 31 October 2016 07:55

Future of Food forum next month

The Netherlands and New Zealand have much in common, in both culture and economics, particularly in the areas of agri-food, horticulture and trade.

Published in General News
Friday, 14 October 2016 10:55

New institute for freshwater management

Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce has announced the creation of a new freshwater institute between NIWA and the University of Waikato.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 05 October 2016 15:17

$3m more for high-value nutrition projects

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.

Published in General News

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.

Published in General News

Entries are now invited for the 2016 Prime Minister's Science Prizes.

Published in General News

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.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 28 June 2016 18:57

Nats press Fieldays flesh

The National Government already has a sharp eye on next year’s poll.

Published in Milking It
Thursday, 10 March 2016 13:22

Toying with a new brand

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.

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 09 March 2016 10:55

Mozzarella miracle plant opens

Two percent isn't much, but at Fonterra's Clandeboye site a revolutionary cheese plant only required 2% of the site's 45ha to rock the cheese world.

Published in General News
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