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 ...
Monday, August 7, 2023
New Zealand sees 12% drop in red meat exports in June
New Zealand's red meat exports declined 12% in value in June compared to last year as global markets remained volatile.
Wednesday, August 2, 2023
Major New Zealand egg producer's land sale approved for expansion funding
The New Zealand Overseas Investment Office has given the green light to the transfer of 650 hectares of land owned by Mainland Poultry, a leading egg producer in New Zealand, to Australian property investor CorVal Partners, a strategic move ...
Friday, July 28, 2023
Delay in national direction for New Zealand's aquaculture sector as consultation cancelled
Plans for a new national direction to accelerate the growth of New Zealand's emerging aquaculture industry have hit a delay, with the country's Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) cancelling a scheduled consultation, Newsroom reported.
Wednesday, July 12, 2023
New Zealand Commerce Commission approves Inghams Enterprises' acquisition of Bromley Park Hatcheries operations
The New Zealand Commerce Commission has granted clearance for Inghams Enterprises, an Australian-owned poultry business, to acquire certain operations of local poultry business Bromley Park Hatcheries, Stuff reported.
Monday, June 26, 2023
New Zealand government aims to boost aquaculture industry with regulatory reforms
In a bid to transform the aquaculture sector into a NZD 3 billion (~US$1.8 billion; NZD 1 = US$0.62) industry by 2035, the New Zealand's Ministry for Primary Industries is taking steps to reduce regulatory barriers for fish farms, Newsroom ...
Friday, June 16, 2023
NZPork signs agreement with New Zealand government to bolster biosecurity response
In a proactive move to safeguard New Zealand's pork sector, NZPork has entered into an agreement with country's Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) to manage a coordinated response in the event of a biosecurity incursion affecting the ind ...
Wednesday, May 17, 2023
Mycoplasma bovis detected at another farm in New Zealand
New Zealand's Ministry for Primary Industries announced that the cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis was detected on a new infected farm in Mid-Canterbury, New Zealand Herald reported.
Monday, May 8, 2023
New Zealand-UK FTA positively received by NZ red meat sector
New Zealand's red meat sector has welcomed a free trade agreement (FTA) between New Zealand and the United Kingdom, saying it will deliver a major boost to Kiwi exports by eventually allowing tariff-free access for beef and lamb into the UK ...
Friday, April 28, 2023
New Zealand declares mycoplasma bovis eradicated from last remaining farm
The New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries said that the cattle disease mycoplasma bovis has been eradicated from last remaining farm in the country, although the eradication campaign is far from over, according to RNZ.
Friday, April 14, 2023
New Zealand's last live cattle ship to depart as ban is enforced
New Zealand's last live cattle ship to set to depart for China, as the country's ban on shipping live animals by sea is enforced at the end of April 2023, RNZ reported.
Monday, March 27, 2023
New Zealand to aid Pacific nations in combating animal diseases
New Zealand will provide support for Pacific countries to prevent the spread of harmful animal diseases, the country's Associate Minister of Agriculture, Meka Whaitiri, said.
Thursday, March 23, 2023
New programme connects New Zealand businesses to global aquaculture industry
Hatch Innovation Services, in partnership with New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE), has launched the Global Innovation Launchpad for New Zealand Aquaculture, which aims to connect high-potential New Zealand businesses with contacts and ...
Wednesday, March 15, 2023
New Zealand to ship three more cattle shipments to China before ban
Three additional shipments of live cattle are anticipated to leave New Zealand for China, before the ban on the trade is enforced at the end of May 2023, RNZ reported.
Tuesday, March 14, 2023
New Zealand research shows switching to once-a-day cattle milking is beneficial
New research by Massey University has found that once-a-day milking may be more beneficial for both farmers and cattle, as even though cattle produce less milk, once-a-day milking saves money in labour, fuel, and feed, Stuff NZ reported.

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