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Organics Aotearoa NZ Applauds The Green Party’s Commitment To Regenerative And Organic Farming

Saturday, 12 September 2020, 2:50 pm | Organics Aotearoa New Zealand

Green Party Co-leader, James Shaw, today announced the party’s Farming for the Future Plan, including a $297m fund to support farmers and growers to transition to climate-friendly regenerative and organic practices. Auckland, NZ (12 September ... More >>

Organics Aotearoa NZ Applauds Minister Damien O’ConnorFor Introducing Organics Product Bill

Sunday, 1 March 2020, 12:34 pm | Organics Aotearoa New Zealand

Minister Damien O'Connor has introduced the Organics Product Bill that, if passed, will create a national standard for organics and will bring New Zealand into line with its major trading partners. Wellington, NZ (1 March, 2020) - Organics Aotearoa ... More >>

Progress Welcomed on National Regulation for Organics

Tuesday, 4 December 2018, 9:55 am | Organics Aotearoa New Zealand

Organics Aotearoa New Zealand (OANZ) has welcomed the announcement from Minister of Agriculture and Food Safety Damien O’Connor to move forward with the next legislative steps towards defining a single national organic standard, underpinned by regulation, ... More >>

CEO Moves On as OANZ Restructures

Wednesday, 3 October 2018, 8:56 am | Organics Aotearoa New Zealand

Organics Aotearoa New Zealand (OANZ) is restructuring the organisation with CEO, Brendan Hoare moving on to concentrate on his own organic marketing, trade and organisational development business, said Chairman, Doug Voss. OANZ will not replace the position ... More >>

New Zealand Organic Market Report 2018

Wednesday, 20 June 2018, 4:38 pm | Organics Aotearoa New Zealand

New Zealand Organic Market Report 2018 The New Zealand organic sector has grown 30 per cent since 2015 to now be worth $600 million per year, buoyed by consumer demand here and globally. More >>

Buzz from Organics Aotearoa

Thursday, 7 June 2018, 10:25 am | Organics Aotearoa New Zealand

June is a very big month for OANZ. We are completing the 2018 Organic Market Report to be launched on June 20, and as we write this update, your Board and many of you have rallied to the call to let your views be heard at MPI’s nationwide consultation ... More >>

Market Report Shows Consumers Want NZ Organic Products

Tuesday, 5 June 2018, 5:28 pm | Organics Aotearoa New Zealand

As the OANZ 2018 Market Report is finalised prior to its June 20 launch, a recurrent signal is that consumers want more organic products and that it is up to producers, manufacturers and retailers to respond to a burgeoning opportunity. More >>

Progress Welcomed on Regulation for Organics

Monday, 14 May 2018, 6:36 pm | Organics Aotearoa New Zealand

Progress Welcomed on Defining a National Standard and Regulation for Organics Organics Aotearoa New Zealand (OANZ) has welcomed the announcement from Minister of Agriculture Damien O’Connor to open consultations to inform the next steps towards defining ... More >>

Organic Businesses Call on the Government to Regulate

Monday, 12 June 2017, 11:58 am | Organics Aotearoa New Zealand

Some of the country’s largest organic businesses have just hosted MP’s in Hawke’s Bay, calling on the Government to regulate the organic sector and provide a national standard to protect the word “organic”. More >>

Domestic consumer protection low priority for government

Monday, 20 April 2015, 3:02 pm | Organics Aotearoa New Zealand

Organics Aotearoa New Zealand, the umbrella group representing New Zealand's organic sector organisations, has just been told by the Ministry of Primary Industries that protecting consumers in the $150 million+ domestic certified organic food and beverage ... More >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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