OTHER SECTORS ARCHIVES

Iwi research lifts lid on carbon

A research project on the North Island’s east coast is helping Maori land owners balance the complexities of the Emissions Trading Scheme and establishing native forests with multiple land ownership.

Satellite boosts internet cover

Farmers in areas where rural broadband does not reach might find some options open up with the launch of a satellite providing a boost in coverage and capacity to New Zealand’s most remote areas.

Exports boost Foley Wines

Fast-growing Foley Wines nearly doubled after-tax profit in the latest year, on a 23% increase in export case sales.

Farm safety workshops

Encouraging farmers to have their say at farm safety workshops being run around the country is leading to a better buy-in from those taking part, organisers say.

GE food requires law change

The sale of GE food in New Zealand has several hoops to pass through before products can legally hit the shelves.

GE food on horizon over Tasman

When not if is the likelihood of gene edited (GE) food entering the Australian diet following approval of the technology’s use there from October.