Wednesday, 06 November 2019 08:45

Job hunting?

A mate of the Hound reckons outgoing special agricultural trade envoy Mike Petersen, who is due to finish his current role at the end of the year, is currying favour – and job prospects – with the Government by backing its moves to lump agriculture into the ETS.

Published in The Hound
Wednesday, 23 October 2019 14:55

New farm envoy to push ‘Team NZ’

Taranaki farmer Mel Poulton was announced, this month, as the successor to New Zealand’s special agricultural trade envoy Mike Petersen.

Published in General News
Friday, 07 June 2019 10:14

NZ customers admire our values

OPINION: The international trading system is facing one of its biggest challenges in recent times.

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 03 April 2019 08:34

Exporters' Brexit concerns grow

New Zealand primary produce exporters’ concerns continue rising about the confusion in the British parliament over Brexit.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 08 August 2018 08:25

Flexibility vital for TRQ proposal

NZ’s special agricultural trade envoy Mike Petersen says the latest tariff-rate quota (TRQ) proposal from Britain and the EU is puzzling. 

Published in General News
Wednesday, 04 July 2018 09:55

Potential risk to NZ’s primary exports

Mike Petersen says the potential US-China trade war poses long term threats for NZ products.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 04 July 2018 07:55

Trading times get challenging

A trade expert has backed up comments by agricultural trade envoy Mike Petersen, who says New Zealand is facing its most challenging time in trade in 30 years.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 26 June 2018 08:55

All trade seriously at risk – Petersen

The emerging US-China trade war is the biggest challenge to trade in 30 years, says Mike Petersen, New Zealand’s special agricultural trade envoy.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 06 June 2018 12:55

No longer a ‘nice to have’

Farmers need to understand that good environmental stewardship is no longer just nice to have but is essential in today’s world.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 06 February 2018 11:55

Deal a good one for NZ farmers

The deal NZ has in the now-negotiated Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for the Trans-Pacific Partnership is the best we could have expected, says NZ’s special agricultural trade envoy.

Published in General News
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