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NZPork Annual Report 2014

Monday, 13 April 2015, 12:12 pm | NZ Pork Industry

The NZPork Annual Report 2014, released today, reflects on the importance of the New Zealand consumer to the future of its business. NZPork Chairman Ian Carter points out that it’s important to remember that our consumer is our neighbour and that ... More >>

NZ Pork Disappointed With Appeal Dismissal

Monday, 18 March 2013, 2:33 pm | NZ Pork Industry

The New Zealand pork industry is very disappointed by the Court of Appeal’s dismissal of its appeal regarding the Ministry for Primary Industry’s (MPI) proposed new Import Health Standard (IHS), Chairman Ian Carter said today. More >>

NZPork Is The World’s Best Little Pig Industry

Monday, 16 July 2012, 4:44 pm | NZ Pork Industry

NZPork Chair Ian Carter today challenged attendees of the industry’s annual conference to recognize themselves as ‘the best little pig industry in the world’. More >>

This Year's 100% New Zealand Bacon & Ham Competition

Wednesday, 11 July 2012, 4:28 pm | NZ Pork Industry

MEDIA RELEASE Fresh Faces Keen For A Slice Of The Action In This Year’s 100% New Zealand Bacon & Ham Competition More >>

NZPork Appeals High Court Judgment

Tuesday, 22 May 2012, 12:14 pm | NZ Pork Industry

NZPork has filed papers appealing against a High Court judgment which would have opened the way for new import health standards, and exposed New Zealand’s pigs to the Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) virus. More >>

NZPork Considering High Court Judgment

Friday, 4 May 2012, 4:15 pm | NZ Pork Industry

NZPork Considering High Court Judgment Media Release: For immediate release NZPork and its advisors will carefully consider the judgment handed down by Wellington’s High Court yesterday, which does not support its challenge of new import health standards. ... More >>

Hmmm…what’s better than bacon & ham?

Monday, 11 July 2011, 1:40 pm | NZ Pork Industry

Kiwis love New Zealand grown bacon and ham, and following demand from consumers and pork producers, the 100% New Zealand Ham Competition has been introduced to run alongside the 100% New Zealand Bacon Competition, now in its fourth year. More >>

Pork Industry Supports Phasing Out of Gestation Stalls

Wednesday, 1 December 2010, 2:38 pm | NZ Pork Industry

The New Zealand pork industry supports the phasing out of gestation stalls by December 2015, announced today by Agriculture Minister David Carter. We are collaborating with Government, the National Animal Welfare Committee (NAWAC) and farmers to facilitate ... More >>

NZ Pork supports code review

Monday, 25 May 2009, 10:39 am | NZ Pork Industry

NZ Pork supports NAWAC’s announced intention to proceed with this year’s planned review of the Animals Welfare (Pigs) Code of Welfare 2005. More >>

NZ Pork supports call for investigation

Tuesday, 19 May 2009, 9:19 am | NZ Pork Industry

TVNZ’s Sunday programme was not representative of the pork industry and we can understand the reaction to the images last night. What was shown on TV is not normal practice. More >>

Bacon of the Year awards postponed

Monday, 18 May 2009, 2:28 pm | NZ Pork Industry

In light of last night’s Sunday programme, the New Zealand Pork Industry Board has decided to postpone this year’s “Bacon of the Year” awards. More >>

New Zealand Bacon Competition starts to Sizzle

Tuesday, 5 May 2009, 1:02 pm | NZ Pork Industry

The heat is on and hundreds of bacons are set to go rasher to rasher in the popular Lesnies 100% New Zealand Bacon Competition. More >>

North American Influenza - 30 April 2009

Friday, 1 May 2009, 1:12 pm | NZ Pork Industry

The disease is ‘North American Influenza’; Pork is safe to eat; Trade implications More >>

Swine Influenza - 27 April 2009

Monday, 27 April 2009, 2:24 pm | NZ Pork Industry

Pork is safe to eat; Managing the risk to the New Zealand pork producing industry; Symptoms of swine influenza in pigs More >>

Import standards put pork industry at risk

Wednesday, 8 April 2009, 12:32 pm | NZ Pork Industry

MAF’s release of provisional import health standards will allow pigmeat containing the PRRS* virus to be widely distributed in New Zealand.  “It puts the New Zealand pork industry and the health and welfare of our pigs at unnecessary risk” says ... More >>

Pork consumption grows despite difficulties

Monday, 26 January 2009, 1:20 pm | NZ Pork Industry

"The most difficult of the last 30 years" is how Chris Trengrove describes 2008 in New Zealand Pork's recently released Annual Report. "Biofuels, a commodity boom, drought, losses, exits, grain prices, and recession all combined to make what ... More >>

Consumers say ‘no’ to imported pork

Monday, 15 December 2008, 1:29 pm | NZ Pork Industry

Consumers are beginning to reject imported pork and favour local product, according to the latest import figures. A New Zealand Pork released report shows a 9 per cent drop in pork imports coming into the country, the first major drop in imports in ... More >>

Getting Fresh With Pork

Wednesday, 23 July 2008, 4:59 pm | NZ Pork Industry

Each New Zealander has eaten half a kilogram more of fresh pork every year for the last five years. More >>

NZ’s best bacon named

Tuesday, 27 May 2008, 5:16 pm | NZ Pork Industry

Kiwis know nothing beats a rasher of 100% New Zealand Bacon on a Sunday morning – and now they know the best to be had is from Heller in Christchurch. Heller’s Tasty Danish bacon took out the national prize at the inaugural Lesnies 100% New Zealand ... More >>

Bacon competition heats up

Tuesday, 13 May 2008, 10:33 am | NZ Pork Industry

Hundreds of bacons are set to go head to head in the hunt for the country’s best bacon. More >>





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