The Massey University distinguished professor is ranked among the world’s best after making Stanford University’s list of the most influential scientists in food science and technology.
Massey University is proposing to make more than 70 staff members redundant, a move that has been strongly opposed by the Tertiary Education Union.
The dates for a final 2023 virtual Code of Conduct training session have been confirmed by the New Zealand Food & Grocery Council.
Food and farming entrepreneur Carlos Bagrie has been awarded the 2024 Nuffield Farming Scholarship, alongside three fellow scholars.
Dr Rebecca Lawton, senior lecturer in marine science and aquaculture at the University of Waikato, is looking to reverse the tide on kelp loss after being awarded the Rutherford Discovery Fellowship from the Royal Society Te Apārangi.
Food for Thought, a free nutrition education programme for Year 5 and 6 students across Aotearoa, is looking to expand into more schools.
Te Ara Pōtiki is seeking smart, curious applicants with data management, science, agriculture, health and safety, population studies or business backgrounds for its new global intern programme.
Six scholarships will be offered to students studying agriculture and horticulture at Massey and Lincoln universities interested in working as advisers in the primary sector.
Applications have opened for the annual Horticulture New Zealand and the Horticentre Trust scholarships.
Leaders from NewFish, Zespri, and Comvita will be taking the stage at High-Value Nutrition Ko Ngā Kai Whai Painga’s Foodomics 2024.
The New Zealand Food and Grocery Council is offering grocery suppliers a comprehensive training programme on the Grocery Supply Code of Conduct.
The Restaurant Association has launched its Engaging Rangatahi initiative.
A new Level 2 New Zealand Certificate in Primary Industry Skills – Apiculture programme has been added at NMIT Te Pūkenga.
Agritourism New Zealand has launched an online accelerator programme to broaden its reach into more areas of New Zealand and to meet demand.
T&G Global has named Reuben Panting, a Masters student at Auckland University, as the inaugural recipient of the 2023 Edward Turner Horticulture Futures Grant.
Visa, supported by Visa Wellington on a Plate, is launching a new hospitality industry scholarship open to candidates across New Zealand, valued at NZD $30,000.
Lion NZ’s Alcohol&Me programme has provided education and insight to more than 400,000 adult New Zealanders since it was launched 10 years ago.
Secondary students from the lower and mid-North Island interested in careers in food and fibre will be in Palmerston North on Friday, March 10th, for Agri Futures, Ahuwhenua ki te Anamata.
T&G Global is launching a new postgraduate tertiary student grant valued at $10,000, to celebrate its 125th anniversary, named in honour of company founder Edward Turner.
The Meat Industry Association has opened the sixth round of future leaders scholarship programme, with slightly revamped criteria.
The Brewers Guild of New Zealand has joined forces with The Good Fight to fund twenty Guild Brewery members to complete the St John Mental Health First Aid course.
The hospitality business that operates Sky Stadium’s catering and hospitality services has teamed up with ServiceIQ to launch, Project Human Capital.
The Inspiring Food and Fibre Futures in Schools programme kicked off yesterday in Christchurch, in an effort to show students the range of exciting work in our food and fibre sector.
AGMARDT has opened applications for its 2023 Leadership Scholarships.
The government’s healthy lunches in school programme, Ka Ora, Ka Ako, has ramped up to deliver a million free lunches to school kids every week.
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“It is extremely important for New Zealand to develop future capability in cellular agriculture and exploit new commercial opportunities,” Riddet Institute director Harjinder Singh says.
Hospitality New Zealand is working with international hospitality expert Shane Green to develop a programme which engages workers early, provides access to career pathways and develops leaders of the future.
Hospitality New Zealand is launching a course to ensure all staff working where alcohol is served are trained in responsible service to support harm minimisation.
The clock is ticking to register for KPMG and the University of Waikato second Food & Fibre Insights course.
The New Zealand Food Innovation Network is launching a series of online webinars designed specifically to give entrepreneurs the essential knowledge needed to start a successful food or beverage business.
KPMG and the University of Waikato are calling for registrations for the second cohort of their Food & Fibre Insights course.
A new website is providing technology-enabled learning resources and information to educators and providers in farming, forestry, horticulture and fishing.
Applications are now open for Silver Fern Farms 2022 Plate to Pasture Youth Scholarships.
KPMG and the University of Waikato are partnering to deliver a new six-week course designed for rural professionals seeking to expand their knowledge in New Zealand’s food and fibre sector.
Seven new scholarships have been awarded to young people considering a career in the red meat and exporting sectors.
Mounting skills shortages and ongoing supply chain disruptions are among the key challenges for company directors, according to the Institute of Directors and ASB Bank’s annual survey.
The Meat Industry Association has opened applications for its 2022 scholarships.
Applications for the 2022 AGMARDT Leadership Scholarships are open.
T&G Global and Lincoln University are joining forces to offer students a hands-on learning experience and pathway into employment in the horticulture industry.
Applications are open for a FoodHQ’s Agrifood Strategic Thinking Scholarship designed to help emerging leaders within the NZ agrifood sector develop strategic thinking skills.
Portion control, reducing food waste and maximising profit without raising menu prices, are all part of a new EIT online short course aimed at chefs and restaurant managers.
The management and support of retail meat apprenticeships in Aotearoa has a new home, with transitional industry training organisation Competenz passing it over to training provider Skills4Work.
The Food and Fibre Centre for Vocational Excellence and the New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology, Te Pūkenga, have signed what the partners describe as a ground-breaking Memorandum of Agreement.
The 2021 Women in Wine NZ Mentoring Programme has kicked off, seeing eleven women wine industry mentors working paired with up-and-comers for six months.
Beef + Lamb, DairyNZ and Federated Farmers have released what they describe as a new climate change education resource.
Plant and Food Research’s in-house mentoring initiative scooped the learning and development capability category at The Human Resources Institute of New Zealand national awards.
The Kāpiti Coast District Council is holding free information sessions for people who are thinking of setting up a food business from their home or commercial premises.
The programme was developed following conversations with the New Zealand Winegrowers to identify skills needed in the industry.
New Zealand Apples and Pears Inc and GoHort have backed free online courses to attract Kiwi’s into horticulture roles.
ServiceIQ is seeking stakeholder input into a review of New Zealand’s suite of 155 hospitality industry unit standards.
Evidence Based Eating New Zealand will present a series of health lectures in four of New Zealand’s main centres.
United Fresh will lead a United Nations Independent Dialogue as part of the UN’s global initiative, the Food Systems Summit.
Massey University has achieved a QS World University ranking of 34 in the agriculture and forestry discipline.
The Eastern Institute of Technology has launched its Food and Fibre Centre of Vocational Excellence.
A state-funded initiative will see 26 million servings of fresh fruit and veges dished out at low decile school.
It’s one of the region’s biggest sectors, contributing 20% of GDP.
Canterbury has a new postgraduate school that will focus entirely on food sustainability.
Bay of Plenty-based Fruition Horticulture has announced the new diploma.
Extra funding has been given to the Kerikeri Gateway Horticulture Schools Programme.
The 2021 Meat Industry Association Scholarships are now open for application.
The role is to be based at the Eastern Institute of Technology (EIT) in Hawke’s Bay.
The parnership will support Māori students in food and science innovations.
Massey University celebrated its 27th annual Agriculture Awards in Palmerston North on Friday evening.
Massey University and AgResearch are developing a new joint dairy research facility in the Manawatū region.
Silver Fern Farms has announced its Plate to Pasture Youth Scholarships for 2020, adding two more names to the six already unveiled.
The Government has launched the country’s first centre of excellence for the primary sector, labelling it a sign of its commitment to growers and farmers.