DEER ARCHIVES

Velvet coalition targets China

Three companies marketing deer velvet antlers in Asia have formed a coalition to develop a market for New Zealand velvet as a health food ingredient in China.

Deer farmers urged to be patient

Canterbury deer farmer Donald Whyte has travelled several times to Europe and North America as the farmer behind his venison brand.

He knows the international chefs want New Zealand venison.

NZ venison ‘facing perfect storm’

Despite currently facing the perfect storm, the deer industry is confident New Zealand farm-raised venison has a long-term future.

Deer velvet demand grows in Asia

New Zealand deer velvet is selling amidst global uncertainty as Korean product companies meet new consumer demands with NZ velvet.

DOC targets deer numbers

Having successfully initiated a cull of tahr, Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage has now turned her sights on deer.

DINZ tightens belt on expenditure

Deer Industry New Zealand (DINZ) is trimming its budget as it prepares to manage activities in the new reality post covid-19.