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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 >>

Joint Market Development

Wednesday, 17 June 2015, 4:59 pm | Meat Industry Association

Responding to the release from Beef + Lamb New Zealand on market development, the Chairman of the MIA, Bill Falconer said that while the review undertaken with Beef + Lamb New Zealand over the past two years has been valuable, in the end, commercial ... More >>

Red meat delegation heads to China

Wednesday, 11 June 2014, 3:24 pm | Meat Industry Association

A major delegation of New Zealand red meat exporters is heading to China next week. The group, being led by the Meat Industry Association, represents more than 95% of New Zealand red meat exports. The Chairs, Chief Executives and other senior staff ... More >>

Japan-Australia deal makes TPP even more important

Tuesday, 8 April 2014, 3:40 pm | Meat Industry Association

The recently-concluded economic partnership agreement between Australia and Japan makes a high quality TPP outcome even more important, according to the New Zealand red meat sector. More >>

Meat Sector Strategy Terms Of Reference Announced

Wednesday, 11 August 2010, 4:05 pm | Meat Industry Association

The Meat Industry Association and Beef + Lamb New Zealand have released the terms of reference of the Meat Sector Strategy, setting out where activity will be focused in the coming months. More >>

Farmers need to take ownership of meat industry

Wednesday, 21 November 2007, 3:48 pm | Meat Industry Association

As farmers we must be involved beyond the farm gate and take ownership of the issues in the meat industry, that is the message from the new Meat Industry Action Group Chairman Keith Milne, of Western Southland. More >>

MIA Chief Executive Appointment

Friday, 9 November 2007, 11:25 am | Meat Industry Association

The Meat Industry Association (MIA) Chairman, Bill Falconer, announced today that the Association has appointed Tim Ritchie as Chief Executive Officer to replace Dr Caryll Shailer, who is leaving in December. More >>



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