The Paris agreement on climate change prioritises food security and food production, recognising the dual challenges of controlling global temperatures and feeding a growing population, says Federated Farmers.

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Dairy, kiwifruit, apples, cherries and wine are among winners in the "spectacular" growth in exports to Chinese Taipei in the last two years, says Trade Minister Tim Groser.

Published in General News
Saturday, 31 October 2015 10:14

FTA talks between NZ and EU

A free trade agreement could be on the cards for New Zealand and the EU, says the Delegation of the European Union to New Zealand.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 28 October 2015 12:45

Optimistic about Paris talks

The French ambassador to New Zealand, Florence Jeanblanc-Risler, opened the first session of the Auckland climate change conference stating, "the world is on track for a robust agreement at COP21 in Paris".

Published in General News
Wednesday, 21 October 2015 10:57

Could ag come later in climate change action?

Diplomatic representatives speaking yesterday in Auckland believe there is a strong chance of global agreement in the upcoming climate negotiations in Paris in December.

Published in General News
Monday, 03 August 2015 09:12

Dairy backs Groser’s TPP stand

Dairy Companies are commending Trade Minister Tim Groser for standing firm at last week's Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations in Hawaii.

Published in General News
Friday, 05 June 2015 14:08

Whose side are they on?

Labour is now also putting the putting the boot into the NZ dairy sector. Its trade spokesman David Parker has accused Trade Minister Tim Groser of insulting Canadian diplomats by comparing that country’s dairy industry to the Soviet Union.

Published in The Hound
Wednesday, 20 May 2015 09:42

Volatility dairy farmer’s friend?

Trade minister Tim Groser has a controversial message for dairy farmers – volatility is their friend. The industry has lived with it for 130 years, he says. 

Published in General News
Tuesday, 25 November 2014 00:00

FTA good for Aussies and for us – Groser

ANYTHING GOOD for Australia is in the long run good for New Zealand. That’s the reaction of Trade Minister Tim Groser to the news that Australia has signed a free trade agreement with China, and to speculation that their FTA with China is better than NZ’s, especially regarding dairy products.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 25 November 2014 00:00

Editorial - Good to see neighbour succeed

IT IS great to see Trade Minister Tim Groser and DCANZ executive director Kimberly Crewther taking a positive stance on the news that Australia and China have signed a free trade agreement.

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