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Growing Interest in NZ’s Sheep Milk Industry

By   /  November 27, 2018  /  24/7 News, Agriculture, AM-NC, DJF, KB, KB, New Zealand, Press Release, Press Release Service New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Growing Interest in NZ’s Sheep Milk Industry

Source: Press Release Service – New Zealand (PR.co.nz) Labour Party MP Jamie Strange officiated the ribbon cutting ceremony. “The sheep milk industry provides huge export potential for New Zealand Inc.” Mr Strange says. This event offered the chance for attendees to tour Spring Sheep’s Pilot Farms and learn more about the Sheep-Horizon Three Primary Growth […]

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Dairy farmers face squeeze – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Business price indexes: September 2018 quarter

By   /  November 22, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Agriculture, Agriculture Exports, Agriculture Statistics, AM-NC, Commodity Exports, Dairy Cattle Statistics, Dairy Sector, DJF, Economic Statistics, Economics, Export Statistics, exports, farming, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Statistics, Trade, Trade Statistics  /  Comments Off on Dairy farmers face squeeze – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Business price indexes: September 2018 quarter

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Dairy farmers face squeeze – 19 November 2018 Dairy farmers are getting a lower payout for milk but their costs are rising for goods and services like feed, fuel, and freight, Stats NZ said today. The prices received by dairy farmers fell (4.8 percent) in the September 2018 quarter, due to a lower […]

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Record lamb chop prices as BBQ season nears – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Food price index: October 2018

By   /  November 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Agriculture, Agriculture Exports, Agriculture Statistics, AM-NC, Beef Exports, Consumer Goods Statistics, Consumer News, Dairy Cattle Statistics, Dairy Sector, DJF, Economic Statistics, Economics, Food Price Index, KB, Lamb Exports, Meat and Dairy Statistics, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Retail Spending, Statistics  /  Comments Off on Record lamb chop prices as BBQ season nears – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Food price index: October 2018

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Record lamb chop prices as BBQ season nears – 13 November 2018 The price of lamb chops reached a record high in October, Stats NZ said today. Lamb chop prices were up 7.7 percent from September, reaching $17.12 a kilogram, while the cost of sausages was also up, by 4.9 percent to $10.30 […]

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Lettuce shows largest price fall in four years – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Food price index: September 2018

By   /  October 11, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Agriculture, Agriculture Exports, Agriculture Statistics, Business, Business Confidence, Business Expansion, Consumer Goods Statistics, Consumer News, Consumer Price Index, Economic Statistics, Economics, Export Statistics, Food Price Index, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Produce Statistics, Producer Output Prices, Retail Spending, Statistics  /  Comments Off on Lettuce shows largest price fall in four years – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Food price index: September 2018

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Lettuce shows largest price fall in four years – 11 October 2018 Lettuce prices fell 45 percent in September 2018, to an average of $1.81 a head, Stats NZ said today. They were down 30 percent for the year. “Prices reached an all-time high of $5.42 for a 500g head of lettuce in […]

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New Zealand Data – Overseas merchandise trade: August 2018

By   /  September 26, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Agriculture, Agriculture Exports, Agriculture Statistics, Beef Exports, Commodity Exports, Consumer Goods Statistics, Consumer News, Consumer Price Index, Crude Oil Statistics, Dairy Cattle Statistics, Dairy Sector, Economic Statistics, Economics, Export Statistics, farming, Food Price Index, Forestry Sector, Free Trade Agreement, FTA, Government Statistics, Horticulture Exports, Import Statistics, Imports of Capital Goods, Lamb Exports, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Oil Prices, Overseas Merchandise Trade, Overseas trade indexes, Petroleum, Produce Statistics, Producer Output Prices, Statistics, Terms of Trade, Trade, Trade Deficit, Trade Statistics, Two Way Trade  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Data – Overseas merchandise trade: August 2018

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions 26 September 2018, 10:45am Overseas merchandise trade statistics provide information on imports and exports of merchandise goods between New Zealand and other countries. Key facts This release refers to trade in goods only. August 2018 monthly values are actual and compared with August 2017. Goods exports rose $366 million (9.9 percent) to […]

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New Zealand Data – Balance of payments and international investment position: Year ended 31 March 2018

By   /  September 26, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Agriculture, Agriculture Exports, Agriculture Statistics, Beef Exports, Commodity Exports, Consumer Goods Statistics, Consumer News, Crude Oil Statistics, Dairy Cattle Statistics, Dairy Sector, Economic Statistics, Economics, Export Statistics, Free Trade Agreement, FTA, Government Statistics, Horticulture Exports, Import Statistics, Imports of Capital Goods, Lamb Exports, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Oil Prices, Overseas Merchandise Trade, Overseas trade indexes, Produce Statistics, Producer Output Prices, Statistics, Terms of Trade, Trade, Trade Deficit, Trade Statistics, Two Way Trade  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Data – Balance of payments and international investment position: Year ended 31 March 2018

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions 26 September 2018, 10:45am Balance of payments records the value of the country’s transactions with the rest of the world. It shows changes in financial claims on, and liabilities to, the rest of the world. International investment position is a snapshot of the country’s financial assets and liabilities. Key facts At 31 […]

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Higher dairy export prices boost terms of trade – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Overseas trade indexes (prices and volumes): June 2018 quarter (provisional)

By   /  September 4, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Agriculture, Agriculture Exports, Agriculture Statistics, Beef Exports, Business Confidence, Crude Oil Statistics, Dairy Cattle Statistics, Dairy Sector, Economic Statistics, Economics, Export Statistics, Import Statistics, Imports of Capital Goods, Lamb Exports, Meat and Dairy Statistics, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Oil Prices, Overseas Merchandise Trade, Overseas trade indexes, Pacific,, Produce Statistics, Producer Output Prices, Statistics, Terms of Trade, Trade, Trade Statistics, Trade Surplus, Two Way Trade, Wholesale Trade Statistics  /  Comments Off on Higher dairy export prices boost terms of trade – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Overseas trade indexes (prices and volumes): June 2018 quarter (provisional)

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Higher dairy export prices boost terms of trade – 3 September 2018 Export prices increasing more than import prices in the June 2018 quarter led to a 0.6 percent rise in the terms of trade, Stats NZ said today. Terms of trade measures the purchasing power of New Zealand’s exports abroad and is […]

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NZ must help Solomon Islands tackle unemployment ‘time bomb’, says Clark

By   /  September 2, 2018  /  24/7 News, Agriculture, Aid, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Development, Evening Report, Featured, Gender, Gender violence, Global, Health and Fitness, Human Rights, Indigenous, Jobless youth, Labour, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Nauru, New Zealand, NZ aid, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Refugees, Reports, Solomon Islands, Thailand, UNDP, Unemployment, United Nations Development Programme, Youth  /  Comments Off on NZ must help Solomon Islands tackle unemployment ‘time bomb’, says Clark

Former PM Helen Clark at the National Council of Women conference yesterday … New Zealand should rethink its aid structure. Image: Del Abcede/PMC By Jessica Marshall in Auckland The Solomon Islands faces a “time bomb” with a youth unemployment rate of 82 percent and New Zealand needs to do more to help the Pacific country, […]

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Crude oil pumps up fuel prices – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Business price indexes: June 2018 quarter

By   /  August 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Agriculture, Agriculture Exports, Agriculture Statistics, Asia Pacific, Crude Oil Statistics, Dairy Sector, Economic Statistics, Economics, Export Statistics, Import Statistics, Imports of Capital Goods, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Oil Prices, Produce Statistics, Producer Output Prices, Statistics  /  Comments Off on Crude oil pumps up fuel prices – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Business price indexes: June 2018 quarter

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Crude oil pumps up fuel prices – 17 August 2018 Higher fuel prices contributed to rises in producer output prices (up 0.9 percent) and input prices (up 1.0 percent) in the June 2018 quarter, Stats NZ said today. Higher prices received for whole milk powder also contributed to the increase in overall output […]

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Vegetable prices shoot up in July – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Food price index: July 2018

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Agriculture, Agriculture Statistics, Asia Pacific, Consumer Goods Statistics, Consumer News, Consumer Price Index, Economic Statistics, Economics, farming, Food Price Index, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Pacific,, Produce Statistics, Regional Economics, Retail Spending, Statistics  /  Comments Off on Vegetable prices shoot up in July – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Food price index: July 2018

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Vegetable prices shoot up in July – 13 August 2018 Higher prices for vegetables led food price inflation of 0.7 percent in July 2018, Stats NZ said today. Vegetable prices rose 9.2 percent in the month, with higher prices for fresh lettuce (up 77 percent), tomatoes (up 30 percent), and broccoli (up 24 […]

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Lamb exports set new record – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Overseas merchandise trade: May 2018

By   /  June 27, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Agriculture, Agriculture Exports, Agriculture Statistics, Asia Pacific, Beef Exports, Business, Business Confidence, Economic Statistics, Economics, Export Statistics, farming, Lamb Exports, Meat and Dairy Statistics, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Pacific,, Statistics, Trade, Trade Statistics  /  Comments Off on Lamb exports set new record – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Overseas merchandise trade: May 2018

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Lamb exports set new record – The value of lamb exports hit a new record of $369 million in May 2018, Stats NZ said today. Higher prices and more quantities of lamb exported boosted this month’s level. The previous high for lamb exports was $340 million in February 2009. “It has been a […]

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Protecting our history with harakeke – the National New Zealand Flax Collection

By   /  May 10, 2018  /  24/7 News, Agriculture, Environment, Landcare Research, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Protecting our history with harakeke – the National New Zealand Flax Collection

MIL OSI – Source: Landcare Research – Release/Statement Headline: Protecting our history with harakeke – the National New Zealand Flax Collection Manaaki Whenua is kaitiaki (guardian) of the National New Zealand Flax Collection. The collection is made up of over 300 plants. The five main collections include weaving varieties, ornamental garden plants, historical plants from […]

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Enhancing global geospatial data standards

By   /  November 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Agriculture, Environment, Landcare Research, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Enhancing global geospatial data standards

MIL OSI – Source: Landcare Research – Release/Statement Headline: Enhancing global geospatial data standards Home» About Us » News & events » Media releases » Enhancing global geospatial data standards Friday 24 Nov 2017 Canterbury Plains International meetings on a subject that enables much of the technology that enhances our lives will be held in […]

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Changes in garden bird populations over the last 10 years | Media releases

By   /  June 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Agriculture, Environment, Landcare Research, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Changes in garden bird populations over the last 10 years | Media releases

MIL OSI – Source: Landcare Research – Release/Statement Headline: Changes in garden bird populations over the last 10 years | Media releases Home» About Us » News & events » Media releases » Changes in garden bird populations over the last 10 years Wednesday 21 Jun 2017 State of NZ’s Garden Birds – cover Landcare […]

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Agriculture: The right signals

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

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

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

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

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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