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Red Meat Exports Record Seven Per Cent Increase Year On Year

Thursday, 6 August 2020, 3:38 pm | Meat Industry Association

New Zealand’s red meat sector exported $9.4 billion of sheepmeat, beef and co-products for the year ending June 2020, according to the latest analysis by the Meat Industry Association (MIA). Despite the disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the sector ... More >>

Meat Processing And Exporting Sector Welcomes Government’s Primary Sector Recruitment Drive

Monday, 27 July 2020, 10:15 am | Meat Industry Association

New Zealand’s meat processing and exporting industry today welcomed the Government’s campaign Opportunity grows here to encourage more people to work in the primary sector. “Labour shortages have been an ongoing issue for meat processors and exporters,” ... More >>

Red Meat Exports Holding Despite COVID-19 Disruption

Tuesday, 2 June 2020, 12:11 pm | Meat Industry Association

The monthly value of New Zealand red meat and co-product exports for April was largely unchanged from the same month last year despite COVID-19, according to an analysis by the Meat Industry Association (MIA). New Zealand exported $859 million of lamb, ... More >>

Red Meat Exports Top $1 Billion In March 2020, A First For Monthly Exports

Wednesday, 6 May 2020, 10:44 am | Meat Industry Association

The monthly value of New Zealand red meat and co-product exports topped $1 billion for the first time, according to an analysis by the Meat Industry Association (MIA). Total exports reached $1.1 billion in March 2020, an increase of 12 per cent on March ... More >>

Meat Industry Association Calls For Fair Treatment In Renewable Energy Targets

Tuesday, 14 April 2020, 8:35 am | Meat Industry Association

New Zealand’s meat processing sector will need more time if it is to meet proposed targets for renewable energy, says the Meat Industry Association (MIA). Sirma Karapeeva, Chief Executive of the MIA, said the vast cost of converting coal-fired boilers to ... More >>

Red Meat Exports Reach More Than $870 Million In January As Sector Demonstrates Resilience

Friday, 6 March 2020, 12:56 pm | Meat Industry Association

New Zealand exported red meat and co-products worth $873.2 million in January 2020, an increase of 26 per cent compared to January 2019, according to an analysis by the Meat Industry Association (MIA). Despite global market instability as a result ... More >>

Manufacturing sector concerned about freshwater proposals

Monday, 16 December 2019, 11:59 am | Meat Industry Association

The viability of some meat processing plants in New Zealand will be in doubt under the Government’s current freshwater proposals, according to the Meat Industry Association (MIA). More >>

Meat processing sector trials ‘wearable’ technology

Monday, 11 November 2019, 5:02 pm | Meat Industry Association

New wearable technology designed to reduce the risk of injury is being trialled by New Zealand’s meat processing sector. More >>

Applications open for 2020 Meat Industry Scholarships

Tuesday, 15 October 2019, 9:06 am | Meat Industry Association

Students considering a future career in New Zealand’s largest manufacturing sector are encouraged to apply for the Meat Industry Scholarships 2020 programme. More >>

MIA welcomes Government sector agreement announcement

Tuesday, 17 September 2019, 1:27 pm | Meat Industry Association

The Meat Industry Association today welcomed the announcement that the meat processing sector has been invited to negotiate with the Government for one of the first sector agreements for immigration. More >>

Freshwater proposals a blunt instrument for complex issues

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 4:42 pm | Meat Industry Association

The Government’s freshwater proposals represent a blunt instrument for complex water problems, according to the Meat Industry Association (MIA). More >>

IPCC Report highlights efficient NZ farming systems

Friday, 9 August 2019, 1:40 pm | Meat Industry Association

IPCC Report highlights role efficient NZ farming systems can play in helping address climate change More >>

MIA concerned about vocational education reforms

Tuesday, 6 August 2019, 9:33 am | Meat Industry Association

The Meat Industry Association, New Zealand’s largest manufacturing sector, is seeking assurances from the Government that employers will still deliver on-the-job training as part of the reforms to the vocational education system. More >>

New research casts doubt on Government’s methane targets

Monday, 22 July 2019, 10:23 am | Meat Industry Association

The Meat Industry Association (MIA) is calling for significant changes to the Zero Carbon Bill with a new analysis using the Government’s preferred modelling indicating that the proposed methane targets are excessive if all other gases go to net zero. ... More >>

Meat processors and exporters alarmed by proposed target

Wednesday, 8 May 2019, 12:14 pm | Meat Industry Association

New Zealand’s meat processors and exporters are alarmed at the government’s proposed methane emissions reduction target. More >>

Biosecurity partnership continues to grow

Tuesday, 19 September 2017, 4:25 pm | Meat Industry Association

Summerfruit NZ and the Meat Industry Association of New Zealand (MIA) have this week signed the Government Industry Agreement for Biosecurity Readiness and Response (GIA) Deed, joining the fight against pests and diseases that could significantly impact ... More >>

TB Differential Levy

Tuesday, 2 August 2016, 2:40 pm | Meat Industry Association

New Zealand’s meat processors have for some years collected a single uniform biosecurity levy on beef and dairy cattle at meat processors to pay for the costs of TB eradication. Following a review undertaken last year, the Government and DairyNZ agreed that dairy ... More >>

Meat exporters facing foreign exchange headwinds

Thursday, 21 July 2016, 12:30 pm | Meat Industry Association

Meat Industry Association Chief Executive Tim Ritchie says uncertainty in the EU as a result of Brexit is one of the causes of a higher exchange rate, which will significantly affect prices our exporters receive in the European market. This, in ... More >>

New Meat Industry Association Chair

Thursday, 3 March 2016, 11:51 am | Meat Industry Association

The New Zealand Meat Industry Association (MIA) has announced that its chairman, Bill Falconer, is to retire in April after more than 15 years in the position. The MIA is the trade association of New Zealand’s meat processors and exporters, New ... More >>

The MIA welcomes the conclusion of the TPP

Tuesday, 6 October 2015, 9:50 am | Meat Industry Association

More market opportunities for red meat: the MIA welcomes the conclusion of the TPP 6 October 2015 More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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