Thursday, 20 September 2018 10:42

Fatally flawed?

A mate of the Hound – a former technician and founder of an electronics business – reckons the NAIT system has many big flaws.

Published in The Hound
Tuesday, 04 September 2018 09:55

Angst on NAIT

A rushed change to NAIT regulations has caused growing disquiet about the haste in which the new laws were passed under urgency in Parliament.

Published in General News
Saturday, 01 September 2018 09:55

Passed without proper scrutiny

National's agriculture spokesman, Nathan Guy, says while some of the NAIT changes were needed, their passing under urgency has prevented proper scrutiny of them.

Published in Farm Health
Saturday, 01 September 2018 08:55

Mixed reaction to NAIT changes

Recent changes to the NAIT regulations have generally been welcomed by the farming industry: DairyNZ and Beef + Lamb NZ are in favour, although Federated Farmers sees them as rushed.

Published in Farm Health
Friday, 31 August 2018 12:55

OSPRI signals changes to NAIT system

The government's change to the National Animal Identification and Tracing (NAIT) Act will result in some changes to the NAIT system in the coming weeks, says OSPRI chief executive Michelle Edge. 

Published in Farm Health
Tuesday, 28 August 2018 12:03

No excuse — Editorial

Farmers are unhappy and confused with the NAIT changes rushed through Parliament into law.

Published in Opinion
Tuesday, 21 August 2018 07:55

Get used to higher costs of farming

On the increasing costs of farming in New Zealand, Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor says “get used to it”.

Published in General News
Saturday, 18 August 2018 13:25

Farmers back NAIT changes

Farmers are backing the amended National Animal Identification and Tracing (NAIT) Act, passed under urgency this week by Parliament. 

Published in General News

National Animal Identification and Tracing (NAIT) compliance is increasing, but some farmers are continuing to break the rules.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 06 June 2018 09:55

NAIT’s a ‘pain in the arse’

Federated Farmers vice president Andrew Hoggard says the NAIT system has worried him for a long time and he doubts whether it would cope with an outbreak of foot and mouth disease (FMD)

Published in General News