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NZ Scientists Lead The Charge To Explore Benefits Of Pasture-raised Beef And Lamb

Thursday, 19 November 2020, 10:17 am | Meat Industry Association

Approximately 100 people will be monitored in two ground-breaking clinical studies, led by researchers from AgResearch, the Riddet Institute and the University of Auckland. The projects will assess the physical effects on the body from eating the different ... More >>

Applications Open For 2021 Meat Industry Association Scholarships

Tuesday, 10 November 2020, 2:20 pm | Meat Industry Association

Students considering a future career in New Zealand’s red meat sector are encouraged to apply for a Meat Industry Association Scholarship. Six undergraduate scholarships providing $5,000 a year for each year of study and four post-graduate awards of $10,000 ... More >>

New Zealand Red Meat Exports To United States Leap 50 Per Cent In Third Quarter

Wednesday, 4 November 2020, 12:27 pm | Meat Industry Association

New Zealand’s red meat sector continued to demonstrate its agility in the third quarter with exports to the United States growing by 50 per cent over the three months from July to September compared to a year earlier. Total exports to the US reached ... More >>

Meat Processing And Exporting Jobs In Jeopardy Unless Specialist Migrants Are Allowed To Remain

Thursday, 8 October 2020, 10:59 am | Meat Industry Association

New Zealand’s meat processing and exporting sector faces being forced to limit production and let people go unless the Government recognises the essential role of its skilled migrant workforce. Around a third of the country’s 250 essential ... More >>

Lift In NZ Sheepmeat Exports To Europe And UK Shows Importance Of Preserving WTO Tariff Rate Quotas

Tuesday, 6 October 2020, 10:51 am | Meat Industry Association

New Zealand sheepmeat exports rose 12 per cent by volume and five per cent by value in August compared to a year ago, according to an analysis by the Meat Industry Association (MIA). A fall in sheepmeat exports to China (-13% by value) was offset by a significant ... More >>

Significant Leap In Red Meat Exports To Australia, United States, The United Kingdom And Korea

Thursday, 3 September 2020, 1:43 pm | Meat Industry Association

Australia, the US, the UK and Korea were the bright lights for New Zealand’s red meat exports in July, according to an analysis by the Meat Industry Association (MIA). Overall exports to Australia leapt by 58 per cent compared to the same period last ... More >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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