Displaying items by tag: CORONAVIRUS

Tuesday, 25 August 2020 05:55

COVID-19: What a cluster!

Farming leaders have hit out at the Ministry of Health’s handling of the Level 3 lockdown in the Auckland region and the chaos and frustration that it’s creating.

Published in General News
Monday, 24 August 2020 15:06

COVID-19: Auckland lockdown extended

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced that Auckland will stay in COVID-19 Alert Level 3 until 11:59pm 30 August.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 18 August 2020 09:41

COVID-19: Livestock sales go online

Livestock sales and purchases are continuing through COVID-19 restrictions thanks to a hybrid auction platform.

Published in General News

Calls are growing for the Government to allow butchers and independent fruit and vegetable retailers to operate under COVID-19 Alert Levels.

Published in General News
Thursday, 13 August 2020 11:11

Beef + Lamb’s advice for farmers

Beef + Lamb New Zealand has released advice for farmers amid new COVID-19 restrictions.

Published in General News
Thursday, 13 August 2020 10:10

Let them open!

Horticulture NZ is pleading with the Government to allow independent fruit and vegetable retailers to remain open as the wider Auckland region undergoes another COVID lockdown.

Published in General News
Thursday, 13 August 2020 08:01

COVID-19: Time to invest in primary sector R&D

More investment in agriculture is required to achieve further growth post-COVID, according to Dr Jacqueline Rowarth.

Published in Opinion
Thursday, 13 August 2020 07:43

COVID-19: Time for a rethink on priorities

The Government needs to put environmental goals on the back burner whilst managing debt from COVID-19, according to Dr Doug Edmeades.

Published in Opinion

NZ Pork is hailing the success of a scheme where the Government bought surplus pork and had it delivered to food banks to counter the disruptions of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 11 August 2020 10:12

Primary sector in recruitment mode

A major recruitment campaign is in full swing to get people displaced by job losses due to Covid-19 into roles in the primary sector.

Published in General News