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Ministers give land consents on Taratahi purchase of Telford Campus

By   /  July 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Louise Upston, Nathan Guy, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Primary Industries, release  /  Comments Off on Ministers give land consents on Taratahi purchase of Telford Campus

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Ministers give land consents on Taratahi purchase of Telford Campus Land consents necessary to allow Taratahi Agricultural Training Centre’s acquisition of Lincoln University’s Telford Campus to proceed have been given today by Minister for Primary Industries Nathan Guy and Associate Minister Louise Upston. Wairarapa-based Taratahi […]

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Bolstering lifelong pathways for Northland youth

By   /  July 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Corrections, Education, Louise Upston, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Primary Industries, release, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment  /  Comments Off on Bolstering lifelong pathways for Northland youth

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Bolstering lifelong pathways for Northland youth Minister Louise Upston will today host her second cross-sector employment breakfast in Northland in as many weeks, as the Government seeks to strengthen the links between educators and employers, and to match up relevant training opportunities for young people […]

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New animal welfare regulations progressed

By   /  July 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Nathan Guy, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Primary Industries, release  /  Comments Off on New animal welfare regulations progressed

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New animal welfare regulations progressed Minister for Primary Industries Nathan Guy has confirmed 46 new animal welfare regulations will be developed this year. “Changes we made to the Animal Welfare Act in 2015 have allowed us to create directly-enforceable regulations. This has given the Act […]

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Edgecumbe recovery progressing well

By   /  July 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Anne Tolley, Civil Defence, Nathan Guy, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Primary Industries, release, Social Development  /  Comments Off on Edgecumbe recovery progressing well

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Edgecumbe recovery progressing well Social Development Minister Anne Tolley and Civil Defence Minister Nathan Guy today visited Edgecumbe to see how the recovery is progressing. “The Government is committed to ensuring the Edgecumbe community and Bay of Plenty has the support they need to recover […]

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Wilding conifer work plan announced

By   /  July 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Maggie Barry, Nathan Guy, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Primary Industries, release  /  Comments Off on Wilding conifer work plan announced

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Wilding conifer work plan announced Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy and Conservation Minister Maggie Barry have announced the Government will control the spread of wilding conifers over an additional five priority areas this year in Canterbury, Otago and Southland. The five new areas, covering 371,000 […]

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Funding to look at opportunities through water use in the Bay of Plenty

By   /  July 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economic Development, Nathan Guy, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Primary Industries, release, Simon Bridges  /  Comments Off on Funding to look at opportunities through water use in the Bay of Plenty

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Funding to look at opportunities through water use in the Bay of Plenty Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges and Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy today announced Government funding of $50,000 for the Bay of Plenty to look at economic growth opportunities through the use of […]

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Bay of Plenty’s economic development action plan refreshed

By   /  July 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economic Development, Nathan Guy, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Primary Industries, release, Simon Bridges  /  Comments Off on Bay of Plenty’s economic development action plan refreshed

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Bay of Plenty’s economic development action plan refreshed Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges and Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy have welcomed a refresh of the Toi Moana Bay of Plenty Action Plan which was launched at the Bay of Connections forum in Rotorua today. The […]

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Monitoring of commercial fishing to revolutionise fisheries management

By   /  July 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Nathan Guy, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Primary Industries, release  /  Comments Off on Monitoring of commercial fishing to revolutionise fisheries management

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Monitoring of commercial fishing to revolutionise fisheries management New regulations gazetted today will help revolutionise the way New Zealand’s commercial fisheries are managed and monitored, says Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy. The regulations require the use of geospatial position reporting (GPR), e-logbooks, and cameras across […]

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Boost for regional economic growth

By   /  July 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economic Development, Nathan Guy, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Primary Industries, release, Simon Bridges  /  Comments Off on Boost for regional economic growth

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Boost for regional economic growth Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges and Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy have announced $17.7 million in funding over the next two years for the Regional Growth Programme as part of Budget 2017. This is further to the $50 million announced […]

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First shipments of chilled meat to China underway

By   /  June 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, Nathan Guy, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Primary Industries, release  /  Comments Off on First shipments of chilled meat to China underway

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: First shipments of chilled meat to China underway The first export consignments of chilled meat have left New Zealand shores bound for China as part of a six month trial, Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has announced today. “The air-freighted consignments from Alliance Group and […]

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Nelson-Marlborough scallop fishery temporary closure for 2017 season

By   /  June 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Nathan Guy, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Primary Industries, release  /  Comments Off on Nelson-Marlborough scallop fishery temporary closure for 2017 season

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Nelson-Marlborough scallop fishery temporary closure for 2017 season Continued low scallop levels at the top of the South Island have forced a further temporary closure of the Southern Scallop fishery SCA 7, Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has announced today. The 2017/18 season closure affects […]

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Push for digital technology and value-added production in Canterbury

By   /  June 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Communications, Nathan Guy, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Primary Industries, release, Simon Bridges  /  Comments Off on Push for digital technology and value-added production in Canterbury

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Push for digital technology and value-added production in Canterbury Communications Minister Simon Bridges and Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy have announced $1.6 million funding for two workstreams to promote the uptake of digital technology across Canterbury and to take advantage of new value-add market opportunities. […]

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Canterbury’s regional economic strategy refreshed

By   /  June 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economic Development, Nathan Guy, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Primary Industries, release, Simon Bridges  /  Comments Off on Canterbury’s regional economic strategy refreshed

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Canterbury’s regional economic strategy refreshed Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges, Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy and other Government Ministers are in Christchurch today to co-launch the refresh of the Canterbury Regional Economic Development Strategy.  The strategy aims to position the region so that economic growth […]

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Ministers welcome OAG Border Sector report

By   /  June 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Customs, Immigration, Michael Woodhouse, Nathan Guy, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Primary Industries, release, Tim Macindoe  /  Comments Off on Ministers welcome OAG Border Sector report

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Ministers welcome OAG Border Sector report Border sector Ministers have welcomed a new report by the Office of the Auditor-General published today on the use of information at New Zealand’s ports, and say their agencies will continue to work closely to protect our borders. “This […]

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New Zealand gains formal access into China for blood products

By   /  June 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Nathan Guy, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Primary Industries, release  /  Comments Off on New Zealand gains formal access into China for blood products

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New Zealand gains formal access into China for blood products China has approved formal access for New Zealand bovine blood products into the Chinese market, Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has announced today. Access has been approved by the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection […]

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Tap turned ‘on’ for Gisborne water recharge project

By   /  June 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Nathan Guy, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Primary Industries, release  /  Comments Off on Tap turned ‘on’ for Gisborne water recharge project

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Tap turned ‘on’ for Gisborne water recharge project A trial project to recharge the Makauri aquifer near Gisborne and deliver an economic boost to the region has been officially started by Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy today. “This aquifer is crucial to the local economy […]

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Global demand fuelling forestry export growth

By   /  June 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Louise Upston, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Primary Industries, release  /  Comments Off on Global demand fuelling forestry export growth

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Global demand fuelling forestry export growth Strong demand from key markets is driving up export growth in forestry products, Associate Primary Industries Minister Louise Upston says. The latest Ministry for Primary Industries’ Situation and Outlook for Primary Industries (SOPI) shows strong growth in the forestry […]

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New National Environmental Standard for marine aquaculture proposed

By   /  June 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, Nathan Guy, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nick Smith, Politics, Primary Industries, release  /  Comments Off on New National Environmental Standard for marine aquaculture proposed

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New National Environmental Standard for marine aquaculture proposed A proposed National Environmental Standard for Marine Aquaculture to make re-consenting existing marine farms more consistent and efficient has been released today by Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy and Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith. “The aquaculture industry […]

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More funding to support rural mental wellness

By   /  June 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, Nathan Guy, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Primary Industries, release  /  Comments Off on More funding to support rural mental wellness

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: More funding to support rural mental wellness Health Minister Jonathan Coleman and Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy have committed another joint funding boost to rural mental health. The Ministers committed $500,000 for Rural Mental Wellness at the opening of the Fieldays Rural Health Hub earlier […]

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Extra support for Bay of Plenty farmers

By   /  June 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, Anne Tolley, Nathan Guy, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Primary Industries, release, Social Development  /  Comments Off on Extra support for Bay of Plenty farmers

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Extra support for Bay of Plenty farmers The Government has today announced extra grants to help Bay of Plenty farmers and growers impacted by April’s storms and floods. Affected farmers and growers can apply for contributions from the new $200,000 Primary Industries Bay of Plenty […]

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