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Dairy industry body joins GIA biosecurity partnership

By   /  August 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Nathan Guy, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Primary Industries, release  /  Comments Off on Dairy industry body joins GIA biosecurity partnership

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Dairy industry body joins GIA biosecurity partnership The Dairy Companies Association of New Zealand (DCANZ) has become the fifteenth and largest industry sector to join the Government Industry Agreement (GIA) biosecurity partnership, Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has announced today. DCANZ is the national organisation […]

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Teacher resources bring primary industries into the classroom

By   /  August 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Louise Upston, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Primary Industries, release  /  Comments Off on Teacher resources bring primary industries into the classroom

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Teacher resources bring primary industries into the classroom A new set of online resources will provide teachers with the information they need to help their students learn about New Zealand’s animal welfare, biosecurity and food systems, says Associate Minister for Primary Industries Louise Upston. “The […]

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Grad vets encouraged to apply for funding

By   /  August 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Louise Upston, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Primary Industries, release  /  Comments Off on Grad vets encouraged to apply for funding

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Grad vets encouraged to apply for funding Associate Minister for Primary Industries Louise Upston is encouraging graduate vets working in rural areas to apply for funding through the Vet Bonding Scheme. Since the Scheme was launched in 2009, 227 graduates vets have helped address the […]

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New national standard for plantation forestry

By   /  August 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, Louise Upston, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nick Smith, Politics, Primary Industries, release  /  Comments Off on New national standard for plantation forestry

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New national standard for plantation forestry A new nationwide set of environmental rules for managing New Zealand’s 1.7 million hectares of plantation forestry will better protect the environment and deliver significant savings in compliance costs, Minister for the Environment Dr Nick Smith and Associate Minister […]

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More new forests funded through grant scheme

By   /  August 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Louise Upston, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Primary Industries, release  /  Comments Off on More new forests funded through grant scheme

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: More new forests funded through grant scheme A total of 5183ha of new forest will be planted by 101 applicants who have received support through the 2017 Afforestation Grant Scheme funding round, Associate Minister for Primary Industries Louise Upston says. The Afforestation Grant Scheme (AGS), […]

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Extra boost for Bay of Plenty farmers

By   /  August 4, 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 boost for Bay of Plenty farmers

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Extra boost for Bay of Plenty farmers Flood-hit farmers in the Bay of Plenty region will have a further opportunity to apply for a grant to help with clean up and recovery, say Social Development Minister Anne Tolley and Minister for Primary Industries Nathan Guy. […]

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New irrigation funding welcomed

By   /  August 4, 2017  /  24/7 News, Nathan Guy, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Primary Industries, release  /  Comments Off on New irrigation funding welcomed

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New irrigation funding welcomed Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has welcomed new grant funding of over $1.1 million for two irrigation projects in South Canterbury and Central Otago. Crown Irrigation Investments Ltd has agreed development grant funding of $339,875 for the Orari-Temuka-Opihi-Pareora (OTOP) irrigation conceptual […]

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Funding results for earthquake recovery welcomed

By   /  August 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Civil Defence, Nathan Guy, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Primary Industries, release  /  Comments Off on Funding results for earthquake recovery welcomed

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Funding results for earthquake recovery welcomed Primary Industries and Civil Defence Minister Nathan Guy has welcomed the announcement of eight successful projects that will be supported by the $5 million Earthquake Recovery Fund. Announced in May this year, the Earthquake Recovery Fund supports quake-struck farmers […]

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Biosecurity heroes recognised at Parliament

By   /  August 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, Nathan Guy, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Primary Industries, release  /  Comments Off on Biosecurity heroes recognised at Parliament

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Biosecurity heroes recognised at Parliament Biosecurity heroes from across the country were recognised in Wellington tonight with the announcement of the 2017 New Zealand Biosecurity Award recipients.  Minister for Primary Industries Nathan Guy says the winners of these inaugural awards have shown a real commitment […]

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Primary industries resources for students

By   /  August 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, Louise Upston, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Primary Industries, release  /  Comments Off on Primary industries resources for students

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Primary industries resources for students The launch of a new package of secondary school resources will help boost students’ understanding of and engagement with the primary industries, says Associate Minister for Primary Industries Louise Upston. “Our primary industries are a vital part of our economy […]

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Medium scale adverse event declared for Otago flooding

By   /  August 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, Nathan Guy, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Primary Industries, release  /  Comments Off on Medium scale adverse event declared for Otago flooding

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Medium scale adverse event declared for Otago flooding Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has today officially classified the flooding in Otago as a medium-scale event for Dunedin City, Clutha District, Waitaki District and Central Otago District. “This is recognition of the damage caused and the […]

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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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