Thursday, 01 November 2018 08:55

Māori berry venture has big plans

A Māori-owned and operated berryfruit company, Miro, aims to return $170 million annual income in eight years to its blueberry growers using state-of-the-art systems.

Published in General News
Thursday, 18 October 2018 12:55

Bag of ‘tools’ to save environment

No ‘magic bullet’ exists for managing a farm environmental footprint, says Ngai Tahu Farming’s general manager of dairy, Shane Kelly.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 03 May 2017 14:55

$30m Maori investment in kiwifruit

$30 MILLION will be invested in building 10 kiwifruit orchards on Maori land in the Bay of Plenty and Gisborne over the next 18 months, says entrepreneur Te Tumu Pairoa, in partnership with Quayside Holdings.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 11 April 2017 08:55

New Maori dairy factory for BoP

A new Maori-owned new dairy factory is being planned for the Kawerau region, modelled on the first Maori dairy company Miraka, near Taupo.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 08 June 2016 12:55

More Maori needed in dairying

DairyNZ's Maori development manager Tony Finch says the industry needs to help cause a paradigm shift.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 01 June 2016 11:55

Fonterra ready to help

Fonterra is committed to playing a role in advancing Maori farming interests, says chairman John Wilson.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 01 June 2016 09:55

Must be something in the Westport water

It feels great to be acknowledged in this way and a huge honour.

Published in General News

For the first time in the 83 year history of the competition, a South Island dairy farm has won the prestigious Ahuwhenua Trophy for Maori dairy farming.

Published in General News
Friday, 13 May 2016 09:55

Top Maori farms compete for gong

Three of the best Maori dairy farms are vying to win the Bledisloe Cup as winner of the Ahuwhenua Trophy competition.

Published in Agribusiness
Monday, 11 April 2016 11:55

Five hundred years in the planning

Five hundred years is a long time, but for Ngai Tahu Farming it’s just the beginning – they are working to a 500 year business plan for the iwi.

Published in Agribusiness
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