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Thursday 21 October 2021

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New supply chain strategy, transport targets, food waste proposals – govt seeks emissions feedback 13th October 2021 /

New supply chain strategy, transport targets, food waste proposals – govt seeks emissions feedback

A freight and supply chain strategy, developing a circular economy and bioeconomy, and further reducing and separating food waste are among new low-emission initiatives the government is seeking feedback on.


Ardern to join inaugural UN Food Systems Summit 17th September 2021 /

Ardern to join inaugural UN Food Systems Summit

Prime minister Jacinda Ardern is one of more than 90 world leaders who are set to participate in the historic UN Food Systems Summit next week.


Businesses invited to test travel pilot to prep for border re-opening – PM 12th August 2021 /

Businesses invited to test travel pilot to prep for border re-opening – PM

New Zealand will start a phased border re-opening in early 2022, says Jacinda Ardern.


Parts of economy too reliant on low skilled, foreign workers – Robertson 14th July 2021 /

Parts of economy too reliant on low skilled, foreign workers – Robertson

Too many jobs are being created in the low-wage economy, says the finance minister.


Nods from Queenstown to food standards, supply chain woes, secure trade lanes 1st June 2021 /

Nods from Queenstown to food standards, supply chain woes, secure trade lanes

Jacinda Ardern and Scott Morrison have concluded their meeting at the resort – was there anything in it for food and beverage?


As NZ backs Aus in China trade dispute, a warning for F&B from another sector 1st June 2021 /

As NZ backs Aus in China trade dispute, a warning for F&B from another sector

Can the country’s food exporters learn lessons from another sector heavily exposed to a single source of income?


Merchant card fees to be cut 13th May 2021 /

Merchant card fees to be cut

The Government is set to introduce new legislation to restrict merchant fees, in a move which could save businesses up to $74m each year.


ACT calls out Govt’s “dismal failure” to support growers 12th March 2021 /

ACT calls out Govt’s “dismal failure” to support growers

“Hundreds of millions of dollars of losses for apple, wine and other growers was a near certainty.”


Greens push to stop “dirty” bottom trawling 8th March 2021 /

Greens push to stop “dirty” bottom trawling

The Green Party is calling on the Government to urgently stop “dirty, degrading fishing practices” in areas most vulnerable to destruction.


Govt opens Covid business support package 23rd February 2021 /

Govt opens Covid business support package

The Government has activated the Resurgence Support Payment, in its latest round of Covid-19 support packages.