Thursday, 20 December 2018 08:55

MPI’s new boss hits the ground running

He’s only been in the job a month or so, but already Ray Smith has been on the road meeting staff and stakeholders and rapidly coming to grips with his new role.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 19 December 2018 10:55

It’s looking like a good year

Primary sectors will have a good start to 2019, with horticulture the likely star performer for the year.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 11 December 2018 12:02

Primary sector exports soaring

The value of New Zealand’s primary sector exports is set to grow by 3.8% to a new record high over the coming year.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 11 December 2018 08:43

Cow basher takes hit from MPI

MPI has filed charges against an individual after receiving a video in June this year of a Northland sharemilker hitting cows with a pipe and other objects.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 04 December 2018 10:55

Investing in staff pays dividends

The ‘big thing’ in employing farm staff is to invest in them, says Dunsandel farmer Michael Woodward.

Published in General News
Friday, 30 November 2018 12:46

The impact of weather

The impact of weather and increasing costs are the two major reasons behind a drop in Marlborough growers’ profit before tax.

Published in General News
Friday, 30 November 2018 09:46

Walking Access review

The New Zealand Walking Access Commission Ara Hīkoi Aotearoa (NZWAC) is welcoming the mandatory review of its governing legislation, the Walking Access Act 2008.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 28 November 2018 15:46

Best primary sector employers announced

The best primary sector employers were named at the MPI AGMARDT Primary Industries Good Employer Awards.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 13 November 2018 10:55

DIRA out of date?

The Dairy Industry Restructuring Act (DIRA) appears to be preventing Fonterra from effectively managing some aspects of its farmers’ environmental performance, says a discussion document from MPI.

Published in General News
Thursday, 08 November 2018 12:55

Dunne in style — Editorial

It was once jokingly said that the next most-important job after the All Blacks coach is the head of the Ministry for Primary Industries.

Published in Opinion
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