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Let's move from fossil farming to future-proof farming

Monday, 30 September 2013, 10:18 am | Organics Aotearoa New Zealand

"The latest report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) provides a stark choice for New Zealand agriculture," says Brendan Hoare, Chair of OANZ (Organics Aotearoa New Zealand). More >>

Food safety is a top priority in China

Monday, 5 August 2013, 4:19 pm | Organics Aotearoa New Zealand

Organics Aotearoa NZ Chair Brendan Hoare has just returned from a four day conference on food safety held in two cities in China (Kunming and Beijing) 50 leading scientists from China and around the world presented at the conference, and there was lively ... More >>

Organic Sector Wants Fonterra To Step Up To New Opportunity

Monday, 22 April 2013, 9:34 am | Organics Aotearoa New Zealand

Media release 21 April 2013 For immediate release Organic Sector Wants Fonterra To Step Up To New Opportunities The chair of Organics Aotearoa New Zealand (OANZ), Brendan Hoare, has questions for Fonterra regarding its on-again, off-again treatment ... More >>

Organics Aotearoa NZ tackling issue of false organic claims

Monday, 8 April 2013, 11:32 am | Organics Aotearoa New Zealand

“The steady 8% per annum growth in the organic sector over the past three years* has been great for existing organic customers”, says Brendan Hoare, Chair of Organics Aotearoa New Zealand (OANZ). “People want what we provide and consumers who are ... More >>

Organic Sector Growing Successfully - latest research

Monday, 4 March 2013, 9:58 am | Organics Aotearoa New Zealand

The latest New Zealand organic market research report (to be launched in Parliament on March 6)* finds that the organic sector has grown in value by around 25% in the past three years. More >>

Joel Salatin Visits New Zealand

Wednesday, 20 October 2010, 11:16 am | Organics Aotearoa New Zealand

Joel Salatin - the owner of Polyface Farm and a star of the documentary movie "Food Inc" - will visit Wellington on 17 November 2010, speaking to attendees at an Organics Aotearoa New Zealand cocktail function that evening. More >>

Obama Advisors: Eat Organic To Reduce Cancer Risk

Saturday, 8 May 2010, 11:44 am | Organics Aotearoa New Zealand

Organics Aotearoa New Zealand is endorsing a report from US President Barack Obama's Cancer Panel, calling on consumers to choose food grown without pesticides, which the report says can increase risks of contracting cancer. More >>

Kiwis are exposed to toxic chemicals at every meal

Sunday, 13 December 2009, 12:15 pm | Organics Aotearoa New Zealand

New Zealand research exposing the twelve most heavily pesticide-contaminated foods shows how kiwis are exposed to toxic chemicals at every meal, says Organics Aotearoa New Zealand (OANZ). More >>

Organic Sector Opposes Mandatory Folic Acid

Wednesday, 15 July 2009, 10:07 am | Organics Aotearoa New Zealand

Organic sector umbrella group Organics Aotearoa New Zealand (OANZ) today re-released its 2006 submission opposing the mandatory fortification of bread with folic acid. Derek Broadmore, OANZ Chair, said in re-releasing the submission that education about ... More >>

Organic Advisory Programme Ends

Tuesday, 30 June 2009, 9:20 am | Organics Aotearoa New Zealand

The Organic Advisory Programme managed by Organics Aotearoa New Zealand (OANZ) is scheduled to conclude on 30 June, after successfully providing critical information to a swiftly growing sector. More >>

Budget Brings Hope For Sustainability Science

Thursday, 28 May 2009, 4:15 pm | Organics Aotearoa New Zealand

Organics Aotearoa New Zealand (OANZ) is pleased at today's budget announcement of new priorities for the Ministry for the Environment, and hopes that the Primary Growth Partnership (PGP) will lead to a greater investment in organic innovation. More >>

Celebrating Earth Day With Organic Coffee

Wednesday, 15 April 2009, 2:12 pm | Organics Aotearoa New Zealand

Wellingtonians will be able to celebrate Earth Day with free organic coffee on 22 April, in an event being coordinated by Organics Aotearoa New Zealand (OANZ). More >>

Organic Coffee Giveaway on Earth Day

Thursday, 9 April 2009, 10:50 am | Organics Aotearoa New Zealand

Organics Aotearoa New Zealand (OANZ) will be giving away free organic coffee in central Wellington from 7.30am to 9.30am on Earth Day, Wednesday 22 April. More >>

Organic Sector Joins Cool New Zealand Call

Monday, 3 November 2008, 1:47 pm | Organics Aotearoa New Zealand

Organics Aotearoa New Zealand is proud to be a partner in the CoOL New Zealand country of origin labeling campaign launched today, saying that Kiwis should be given the same information about the food on supermarket shelves as our Australian cousins. More >>

GM Menagerie Puts Reputation At Risk

Thursday, 30 October 2008, 11:26 am | Organics Aotearoa New Zealand

Organics Aotearoa New Zealand (OANZ) has lodged a submission to the Environmental Risk Management Authority (ERMA) opposing AgResearch's application to introduce a range of genetically modified animals, saying that it would undermine ERMA's authority ... More >>

Organic Sector Awards Celebrate Achievement

Friday, 1 August 2008, 3:34 pm | Organics Aotearoa New Zealand

Nominations for the 2008 Organic Sector Awards have opened today, offering recognition for New Zealand's leading certified organic producers, exporters and enterprises, along with acknowledging the contribution made by individuals involved in the organic ... More >>

Funding Recognises Organic Sector Stability

Wednesday, 30 July 2008, 4:18 pm | Organics Aotearoa New Zealand

Organics Aotearoa New Zealand (OANZ) is pleased at the Minister of Economic Development's decision, announced today, that OANZ will receive $1.04 million over three years to continue its promotion and support of New Zealand's organic sector. More >>

Organics An Alternative To Rising Farm Costs

Monday, 7 July 2008, 11:27 am | Organics Aotearoa New Zealand

Rising input prices are amongst the leading factors encouraging farmers to reduce inputs and make the switch to organics, according to Dr Jon Tanner, Chief Executive Officer of Organics Aotearoa New Zealand. More >>

Speech by Gavin Middleton, Organics Aotearoa NZ

Wednesday, 18 June 2008, 11:47 am | Organics Aotearoa New Zealand

One of my favourite things about being involved in the organic sector is that we are such a close-knit community. It's great traceability - I can shop at the supermarket but know precisely where my food came from. Unlike many other city-dwellers, I can ... More >>

Science, Art of Organic Farming at Mystery Creek

Monday, 9 June 2008, 10:28 am | Organics Aotearoa New Zealand

Organics Aotearoa New Zealand (OANZ) is returning to site M30 at Mystery Creek's National Agricultural Fieldays this week, promoting the combination of science and skill which keeps organics at the leading edge of economically and environmentally ... More >>

 

 

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