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Agriculture: The right signals

Published By   /  April 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Agriculture, Climate, dairy farming, Economy, Work, & Welfare, Environment & Resource Management, Freshwater, Green Party, horticulture, landcorp, Opposition News, pastoral farming, Politics, vivid economics, water  /  Comments Off on Agriculture: The right signals

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Agriculture: The right signals Landcorp is New Zealand’s biggest farming operation. It’s a farming company with more than 100 farms, owned by us – the people of New Zealand – and I was very pleased to read a piece by Landcorp CEO, Steven Carden talking […]

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Wasp biocontrol update 10 | News snippets

Published By   /  March 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Agriculture, Environment, Landcare Research, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Wasp biocontrol update 10 | News snippets

MIL OSI – Source: Landcare Research – Release/Statement Headline: Wasp biocontrol update 10 | News snippets Home» About Us » News & events » News snippets » Wasp biocontrol update 10 Published: 22 March 2017 – by Ronny Groenteman Sphecophaga male in quarantine at Lincoln.” readability=”1″> Sphecophaga male in quarantine at Lincoln. ” data-copyright=” Image […]

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Survey Shows Improvement in Farmers’ Confidence

Published By   /  March 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Agriculture, New Zealand, Press Release, Press Release Service New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Survey Shows Improvement in Farmers’ Confidence

MIL OSI – Source: Press Release Service – New Zealand – PR.co.nz – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Survey Shows Improvement in Farmers’ Confidence (PR.co.nz) Farmers’ confidence in the economy and their own businesses improved in Federated Farmers mid-season Farm Confidence Survey, released today. The survey, undertaken for Federated Farmers by leading agricultural market researchers Research First, […]

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Testing predicted responses of Antarctic plants and microbes to environmental change | News snippets

Published By   /  March 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, Agriculture, Environment, Landcare Research, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Testing predicted responses of Antarctic plants and microbes to environmental change | News snippets

MIL OSI – Source: Landcare Research – Release/Statement Headline: Testing predicted responses of Antarctic plants and microbes to environmental change | News snippets Home» About Us » News & events » News snippets » Testing predicted responses to environmental change Published: 28 February 2017 – by Phil Novis © This image by Landcare Research is […]

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Changing the signposts for more sustainable farming systems

Published By   /  February 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Agriculture, Freshwater, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics, rivers, sustainable farming, The Issues, waimakariri  /  Comments Off on Changing the signposts for more sustainable farming systems

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Changing the signposts for more sustainable farming systems Photo credit: Greg O’Beirne. Waimakariri River, Canterbury, New Zealand.  *A version of this column appeared on stuff.co.nz and in The Dominion Post Where have you been swimming this summer? The beach? A river? Or have you avoided […]

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Vanuatu government hopes new laws will save it on global finance ‘grey list’

Published By   /  January 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Agriculture, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Banking, Business, Evening Report, Hotels, international law, Legislation, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Money laundering, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reports, Vanuatu  /  Comments Off on Vanuatu government hopes new laws will save it on global finance ‘grey list’

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Will legislation passed last year be sufficient to remove Vanuatu’s financial sector from international grey listing? Image: Vanuatu Daily Digest By Bob Makin in Port Vila The Vanuatu government’s Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorism Committee is confident that the submission of some 31 Bills to Parliament last year should improve […]

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Tess Newton Cain: We need a new law about kava … or do we?

Published By   /  January 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Agriculture, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, Justice, kava, kava exports, Legal issues, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Vanuatu  /  Comments Off on Tess Newton Cain: We need a new law about kava … or do we?

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Kava Act 2015 amendment … “In most cases we don’t need a new law or new powers; what we need is to enforce the ones we already have.” Image: SBS OPINION: By Tess Newton Cain in Port Vila There have been a couple of stories recently in Vanuatu […]

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Santo kava farmers fear ‘silent killer’ investor threat to their production

Published By   /  January 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Agriculture, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, kava, kava exports, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Sustainability, Vanuatu  /  Comments Off on Santo kava farmers fear ‘silent killer’ investor threat to their production

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz By Glenda Willie in Port Vila Vanuatu kava farmers on Espiritu Santo have expressed great fear of losing their production businesses in the wake of reports alleging that investors will be engaging in mass kava production on their land. In a press statement, the kava farmers and suppliers […]

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Vanuatu company accused of exporting kava ‘trash’ throws industry in turmoil

Published By   /  January 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Agriculture, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Business, Culture, Development, Evening Report, exports, Featured, Global, kava, kava exports, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, plantations, PMC Reportage, Reports, Sarami Plantation, Sustainability, Trade, Vanuatu  /  Comments Off on Vanuatu company accused of exporting kava ‘trash’ throws industry in turmoil

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Tainted kava threatens Vanuatu’s kava export industry. Pictured is ground Vanuatu kava sold by a US retailer. Image: Vanuatu Daily Digest By Len Garae in Port Vila The writing is on the wall for the fate of Peter Colmar’s kava exporting company, Sarami Plantation, now that the Minister […]

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Kiwi scientists make breakthrough | Media releases

Published By   /  December 17, 2016  /  24/7 News, Agriculture, Environment, Landcare Research, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Kiwi scientists make breakthrough | Media releases

MIL OSI – Source: Landcare Research – Release/Statement Headline: Kiwi scientists make breakthrough | Media releases Home» About Us » News & events » Media releases » Kiwi scientists make breakthrough Friday 16 Dec 2016 2O and N2.” readability=”1.5″> 2O and N2. “/> Figure 2. Rebecca Phillips uses sterile techniques in the laboratory to quantify […]

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Holiday pay & termination pay arrears | News snippets

Published By   /  December 7, 2016  /  24/7 News, Agriculture, Environment, Landcare Research, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Holiday pay & termination pay arrears | News snippets

MIL OSI – Source: Landcare Research – Release/Statement Headline: Holiday pay & termination pay arrears | News snippets Home» About Us » News & events » News snippets » Holiday / termination pay arrears Published: 6 December 2016 – by Human Resources Details and claim form You’re […]

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NCDs in the Pacific a ‘man-made crisis’, says FAO

Published By   /  November 1, 2016  /  24/7 News, Agriculture, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia-Pacific Journalism, Development, Education, Environment, Evening Report, Featured, Fiji, Food strategies, Global, Health, Health and Fitness, Health Policy, Human Rights, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Nutrition, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reports, SIDS, Socio-Economics, Sustainability  /  Comments Off on NCDs in the Pacific a ‘man-made crisis’, says FAO

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz FAO’s Policy Officer in Fiji, Dr Tim Martyn, pictured above. SIDS representatives will gather at the Grand Pacific Hotel in Suva this week November 1 – 3 to discuss the Action Plan. Image: UN FAO The death rates associated with non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in Small Island Developing States […]

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New recruits for war on weeds | News snippets

Published By   /  August 27, 2016  /  24/7 News, Agriculture, Environment, Landcare Research, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on New recruits for war on weeds | News snippets

MIL OSI – Source: Landcare Research – Release/Statement Headline: New recruits for war on weeds | News snippets Home» About Us » News & events » News snippets » New recruits for war on weeds Published: 26 August 2016 – by Murray Dawson Ragwort. A community effort is […]

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Delivering a blow to Cook Islands weeds | News snippets

Published By   /  August 17, 2016  /  24/7 News, Agriculture, Environment, Landcare Research, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Delivering a blow to Cook Islands weeds | News snippets

MIL OSI – Source: Landcare Research – Release/Statement Headline: Delivering a blow to Cook Islands weeds | News snippets Home» About Us » News & events » News snippets » Delivering a blow to Cook Islands weeds Published: 16 August 2016 – by Quentin Paynter The red postman butterfly. Photo credit: […]

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Farmers seek biocontrol for smelly weed | Media releases

Published By   /  August 17, 2016  /  24/7 News, Agriculture, Environment, Landcare Research, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Farmers seek biocontrol for smelly weed | Media releases

MIL OSI – Source: Landcare Research – Release/Statement Headline: Farmers seek biocontrol for smelly weed | Media releases Home» About Us » News & events » Media releases » Farmers seek biocontrol for smelly weed Monday 15 Aug 2016 Horehound. A high country sheep farmer is leading the fight against a putrid-smelling […]

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Fighting wasps with wasps | Media releases

Published By   /  August 2, 2016  /  24/7 News, Agriculture, Environment, Landcare Research, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Fighting wasps with wasps | Media releases

MIL OSI – Source: Landcare Research – Release/Statement Headline: Fighting wasps with wasps | Media releases Home» About Us » News & events » Media releases » Fighting wasps with wasps Tuesday 02 Aug 2016 Dr Bob Brown and Dr Ronny Groenteman are searching for a biocontrol agent for wasps. A parasitic […]

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New Money a Game-Changer for New Zealand’s Biodiversity | Media releases

Published By   /  July 27, 2016  /  24/7 News, Agriculture, Environment, Landcare Research, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on New Money a Game-Changer for New Zealand’s Biodiversity | Media releases

MIL OSI – Source: Landcare Research – Release/Statement Headline: New Money a Game-Changer for New Zealand’s Biodiversity | Media releases Home» About Us » News & events » Media releases » New Money a Game-Changer for New Zealand’s Biodiversity Monday 25 Jul 2016 The NZ Biological Heritage is one of 11 National Science Challenges. […]

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Wasp Biocontrol Update 6 | News snippets

Published By   /  June 28, 2016  /  24/7 News, Agriculture, Environment, Landcare Research, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Wasp Biocontrol Update 6 | News snippets

MIL OSI – Source: Landcare Research – Release/Statement Headline: Wasp Biocontrol Update 6 | News snippets Home» About Us » News & events » News snippets » Wasp Biocontrol Update 6 Published: 27 June 2016 – by Ronny Groenteman Adult Sphecophaga. Photo: Bob Brown. The past few weeks […]

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One million birds and counting | Media releases

Published By   /  June 24, 2016  /  24/7 News, Agriculture, Environment, Landcare Research, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on One million birds and counting | Media releases

MIL OSI – Source: Landcare Research – Release/Statement Headline: One million birds and counting | Media releases Home» About Us » News & events » Media releases » One million birds and counting Wednesday 22 Jun 2016 The house sparrow has been the most common species found in gardens across the country. […]

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FONTERRA CONFIRMS KAIKOURA SITE CLOSURE

Published By   /  March 16, 2016  /  24/7 News, Agriculture, Business, Economy, Exporters, Fonterra, MIL NZ OSI, Press Release  /  Comments Off on FONTERRA CONFIRMS KAIKOURA SITE CLOSURE

MIL OSI – Source: Fonterra – Statement Headline: FONTERRA CONFIRMS KAIKOURA SITE CLOSURE Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited has today confirmed the permanent closure of its Kaikoura site, following the conclusion of staff consultation. Mark Leslie, Director New Zealand Manufacturing, says the decision to close the site has not been made lightly.   “While it is […]

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