Displaying items by tag: Mike Petersen

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
Tuesday, 19 December 2017 14:55

Brexit deal clears way for NZ negotiators

The recent deal struck between the UK and EU over Brexit is indirectly good news for New Zealand.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 03 January 2017 08:55

The ups and downs of 2016 – the year in review

Another year has almost passed us by – again – and it is time for the annual review of 2016 in the primary sector as seen by the Rural News editorial team.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 20 December 2016 09:42

The ups and downs of 2016 – the year in review

Another year has almost passed us by – again – and it is time for the annual review of 2016 in the primary sector as seen by the Rural News editorial team.

Published in General News
Thursday, 08 December 2016 09:55

Will the crabs scatter or cozy up?

The voters have spoken – twice!

Published in Opinion
Tuesday, 04 October 2016 14:55

TPP not dead yet!

NZ’s special agricultural trade envoy Mike Petersen recently completed two weeks of talks in Canada and the US advocating for the TPP and trade. He says politics dominate, but TPP is definitely moving forward.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 07 September 2016 22:55

Steering NZ through political winds of change

Success for the New Zealand primary sector depends on exporting higher-value products to the world’s most affluent consumers.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 25 May 2016 06:55

A great story to tell — Editorial

New Zealand special agricultural trade envoy Mike Petersen says NZ desperately needs to develop a new primary sector story to help sell its products to the world.

Published in Opinion
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