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The productive and primary sector appears to be well placed to deal with the Alert Level Four settings according to the Director General of MPI, Ray Smith.
Horticulture New Zealand says it has now been officially advised by the Ministry for Primary Industries that the settings for this Alert Level 4 are the same as those used last year in Level 4.
Herd improvement company LIC says some of its services are deemed essential and will continue during the Level 4 lockdown.
Resurging Covid-19 across the globe is continuing to take the shine off previously high dairy prices.
An award-winning Southland contract milker who was stuck in India for five months is hopeful of being back on farm in time for calving next month.
The changing personal circumstances of consumers, largely driven by Covid-19, is shaping some of the innovation at Fonterra's R&D centre in Palmerston North.
In a somewhat ironic twist, the global Covid pandemic is helping to drive demand for New Zealand kiwifruit.