Displaying items by tag: MBIE

Friday, 03 April 2020 13:54

Carrfields joins online trading platform 

With the closure of saleyards under Alert 4, New Zealand’s virtual saleyard bidr says it will be an essential tool for the trading of livestock during lockdown.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 01 August 2017 12:55

$600m in NZ meat industry takeovers

Almost $600 million flowed into the meat industry from outside New Zealand in the last 18 months.

Published in General News
Thursday, 05 January 2017 08:55

Science of wine – Paulina Giraldo-Perez

There is a lot we can learn from early civilizations about systemic relationships within our environment, according to PhD student Paulina Giraldo-Perez.

Published in Profiles
Thursday, 08 September 2016 11:14

Rural Women pushes for faster broadband

Rural Women NZ wants rural broadband speed at the same standard of urban speeds.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 15 March 2016 16:41

Research boost for sheep milk

New Zealand's sheep milk industry is set to benefit from new research by AgResearch.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 02 March 2016 12:55

Austerity needed - Editorial

As dairy and other farmers dramatically cut back their expenses to the bare bones, in Wellington the country's public servants live the life of Riley.

Published in General News
Monday, 09 November 2015 07:00

Durable posts

Vineyard owners and wine companies are being encouraged to start planting specific eucalypt species , that could produce durable hardwood posts in the future.

Published in Industry
Thursday, 05 November 2015 10:14

MBIE sheepish

The Hound reckons the bureaucrats of MBIE, who among other things have responsibility for employment -- but also the unemployed, or is it unemployable? -- are themselves so unemployable that...

Published in The Hound
Sunday, 16 August 2015 07:43

Vineyard Ecosystems Programme

Understanding the ecology of the vineyard as a whole is the focus of a new $7 million research programme being undertaken by NZ Winegrowers.

Published in General News
Monday, 20 April 2015 00:00

Farmers face the music over work law breaches

Nineteen dairy farm employers face ‘enforcement action’ for 71 breaches of employment law discovered during a three month investigation by MBIE.

Published in General News
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