Thursday, October 13, 2022
New Zealand to tax greenhouse gasses that livestock make from 2025
New Zealand's greenhouse gasses tax on cattle and sheep burping and peeing, a world's first to tackle climate change, will come into force in 2025 but farmers in the country have criticised the proposal, Al Jazeera News reported.
Saturday, October 8, 2022
Yili-owned New Zealand's Westland Milk buys competitor Canary Foods
New Zealand's Westland Milk cooperative, owned by China's largest dairy company Inner Mongolia Yili Industrial Group (Yili), has purchased competitor Canary Foods for an undisclosed price, Just Food reported.
Tuesday, October 4, 2022
New Zealand will ban livestock exports from April 2023
New Zealand has passed a bill that bans livestock exports from the country from April 2023, following major incidents involving sunk livestock export ships, The Guardian reported.
Tuesday, October 4, 2022
Ingenum's system aims to reduce need for large scale actions against deadly animal diseases in New Zealand
Ingenum, a vet research startup in New Zealand, has launched Sentinel, a system that aims to reduce the need for a large scale response to fatal animal diseases.
Monday, September 12, 2022
New Zealand's red meat sales increased 26% last July
New Zealand's red meat sector achieved sales of $1.1 billion during July, a 26% increase on July 2021, according to an analysis by the Meat Industry Association (MIA).
Friday, September 2, 2022
Seven-year project in New Zealand to look into all aspects of pasture farming
A seven-year, $26 million project, which will investigate all aspects of pasture farming, was launched at New Zealand's Massey University on September 2.
Monday, August 1, 2022
Fonterra to close milk powder plant in South Island, New Zealand
Fonterra has announced on August 1 it will be closing a milk powder plant at its site in Brightwater, South Island, New Zealand.
Thursday, July 21, 2022
New Zealand increases border measures to prevent foot-and-mouth disease
New Zealand said it has increased border measures to prevent the entry of food-and-mouth disease (FMD) following the discovery of FMD in nearby Bali, Indonesia, Reuters reported.
Monday, July 18, 2022
Fonterra welcomes Milk-E, New Zealand's first electric milk tanker
New Zealand's first electric milk tanker, Milk-E, has been officially launched by the country's Minister for Energy and Resources, Dr. Megan Woods, in Morrinsville.
Thursday, July 14, 2022
Secured access to FMD vaccines in case diseases hits New Zealand, say officials
New Zealand has guaranteed access to vaccines for foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) if it is detected here, according to biosecurity officials.
Tuesday, July 5, 2022
Sales of New Zealand red meat increased 28% in May
New Zealand's red meat sector overcame a significant drop in export volumes to achieve sales of $1.1 billion during May, a 28% increase on 2021, according to an analysis by the Meat Industry Association (MIA).
Monday, July 4, 2022
The European Union may import more beef, lamb, and dairy from New Zealand
A free trade agreement finalised between the European Union and New Zealand could see Europe import more beef, lamb, and dairy products from New Zealand, which may affect some EU countries such as Ireland, The Independent reported.
Friday, June 10, 2022
New Zealand proposes farmers to pay for livestock emissions
New Zealand has announced a proposal to require farmers to pay for livestock emissions, if passed, would make it the first country to put a price on methane emissions from cattle and sheep, Yale Environment 360 reported.
Tuesday, June 7, 2022
New Zealand King Salmon cuts workforce due to impact of COVID-19, rising sea temperatures
New Zealand King Salmon, based in Nelson, New Zealand's South Island, is cutting 139 jobs as it tries to recover financially from the effects of rising sea temperatures and the COVID-19 pandemic.
Wednesday, June 1, 2022
Group proposes changes to New Zealand's code of welfare for dairy cattle
New Zealand's National Animal Welfare Advisory Committee (NAWAC) is recommending revisions to the dairy cattle welfare code, including a minimum standard and code of best practise, Stuff New Zealand reported.

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