Tuesday, May 14, 2024
New Zealand poultry official highlights risk of bird flu country faces
New Zealand's egg and chicken farmers are being urged to be vigilant and keep up strict biosecurity and surveillance measures in case avian influenza arrives in New Zealand.
Friday, April 19, 2024
Fonterra to close palnts at sites in Waikato, New Zealand
Fonterra has revealed its decision to shutter several plants at two of its Waikato, New Zealand sites, impacting a total of 41 jobs.
Tuesday, April 2, 2024
New Zealand initiates project to breed disease-resistant snapper
A project aimed at breeding disease-resistant and faster-growing snapper is underway in New Zealand, spearheaded by the country's Oceans and Fisheries Minister Shane Jones. Te Ao Maori News reported.
Friday, March 15, 2024
Inghams seeks to acquire organic chicken business in New Zealand
Inghams Group Limited announced on March 7 its intention to acquire the Bostock Brothers (BBL) organic chicken business in New Zealand for NZ$35.3 million (approximately US$21.8 million).
Tuesday, March 12, 2024
Research project in New Zealand aims to boost defence against avian influenza
Scientists in New Zealand have initiated a research project focused on gathering environmental samples, including bird faeces, aimed at understanding the potential impact of avian influenza and other viruses in the country, 1 News reported.
Monday, March 11, 2024
New Zealand's red-meat exports hit five-year low amid global market volatility
Global market turbulence has led to a decline in New Zealand's red-meat exports for January, marking a five-year low with a drop of 8% compared to the same period last year, totalling NZD 759 million (US$469 million), Radio New Zealand repo ...
Monday, February 26, 2024
Opportunities for New Zealand dairy producers as Australia's dairy imports rise
New Zealand's dairy producers look set to capitalise on a sharp drop in Australian export volumes that has coincided with dairy imports spiking.
Thursday, February 1, 2024
Fonterra to install first electrode boiler at Edendale, New Zealand, to reduce emissions
Fonterra has announced it will install a 20-megawatt electrode boiler at its Edendale site in Southland, New Zealand.
Wednesday, January 24, 2024
New Zealand dairy sector resilient despite climate challenges
In the face of challenging climate conditions during the 2022/23 season, New Zealand's dairy sector has demonstrated resilience, according to the annual New Zealand Dairy Statistics report jointly released by DairyNZ and Livestock Improveme ...
Wednesday, December 20, 2023
New Zealand's weaker export revenue of dairy, meat expected to drag down overall export revenue
New Zealand's food and fibre export revenue will likely drop 5% in the current financial year, the country's Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) predicted.
Monday, October 9, 2023
New Zealand's pork industry seeks suspension of pork imports from ASF-affected countries
New Zealand's pork sector is calling for a ban on pork imported from countries with African swine fever (ASF) until New Zealand receives assurances that robust biosecurity protocols are in place in nations impacted by the disease.
Wednesday, October 4, 2023
Fonterra's participation in SIDDC partnership expected to have huge benefits for New Zealand dairy sector
Fonterra has joined the South Island Dairy Demonstration Centre (SIDDC) partnership in New Zealand.
Tuesday, October 3, 2023
Beef made up nearly half of New Zealand meat industry's export revenue in 2022-23 financial year
New Zealand's meat industry earned $10.8 billion in export revenue during the 2022-23 financial year, to which beef contributed 43%.
Thursday, September 28, 2023
Ingham's barn-raised chicken operation gets New Zealand SPCA's blue certification
The Royal New Zealand Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) has given its blue certification badge to barn-raised chicken farms for the first time in New Zealand.
Wednesday, August 16, 2023
New Zealand beef breeders urged to nominate sires for beef progeny test programme
New Zealand's Angus, Hereford, and Simmental bull breeders have been urged to nominate sires are for the Informing New Zealand Beef (INZB) programme, which aims to identify bulls for the upcoming mating season at Pamu's Kepler farm near Te ...

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