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Budget Brings Hope For Sustainability Science

Thursday, 28 May 2009, 4:15 pm | Organics Aotearoa New Zealand

Organics Aotearoa New Zealand (OANZ) is pleased at today's budget announcement of new priorities for the Ministry for the Environment, and hopes that the Primary Growth Partnership (PGP) will lead to a greater investment in organic innovation. More >>

Celebrating Earth Day With Organic Coffee

Wednesday, 15 April 2009, 2:12 pm | Organics Aotearoa New Zealand

Wellingtonians will be able to celebrate Earth Day with free organic coffee on 22 April, in an event being coordinated by Organics Aotearoa New Zealand (OANZ). More >>

Organic Coffee Giveaway on Earth Day

Thursday, 9 April 2009, 10:50 am | Organics Aotearoa New Zealand

Organics Aotearoa New Zealand (OANZ) will be giving away free organic coffee in central Wellington from 7.30am to 9.30am on Earth Day, Wednesday 22 April. More >>

Organic Sector Joins Cool New Zealand Call

Monday, 3 November 2008, 1:47 pm | Organics Aotearoa New Zealand

Organics Aotearoa New Zealand is proud to be a partner in the CoOL New Zealand country of origin labeling campaign launched today, saying that Kiwis should be given the same information about the food on supermarket shelves as our Australian cousins. More >>

GM Menagerie Puts Reputation At Risk

Thursday, 30 October 2008, 11:26 am | Organics Aotearoa New Zealand

Organics Aotearoa New Zealand (OANZ) has lodged a submission to the Environmental Risk Management Authority (ERMA) opposing AgResearch's application to introduce a range of genetically modified animals, saying that it would undermine ERMA's authority ... More >>

Organic Sector Awards Celebrate Achievement

Friday, 1 August 2008, 3:34 pm | Organics Aotearoa New Zealand

Nominations for the 2008 Organic Sector Awards have opened today, offering recognition for New Zealand's leading certified organic producers, exporters and enterprises, along with acknowledging the contribution made by individuals involved in the organic ... More >>

Funding Recognises Organic Sector Stability

Wednesday, 30 July 2008, 4:18 pm | Organics Aotearoa New Zealand

Organics Aotearoa New Zealand (OANZ) is pleased at the Minister of Economic Development's decision, announced today, that OANZ will receive $1.04 million over three years to continue its promotion and support of New Zealand's organic sector. More >>

Organics An Alternative To Rising Farm Costs

Monday, 7 July 2008, 11:27 am | Organics Aotearoa New Zealand

Rising input prices are amongst the leading factors encouraging farmers to reduce inputs and make the switch to organics, according to Dr Jon Tanner, Chief Executive Officer of Organics Aotearoa New Zealand. More >>

Speech by Gavin Middleton, Organics Aotearoa NZ

Wednesday, 18 June 2008, 11:47 am | Organics Aotearoa New Zealand

One of my favourite things about being involved in the organic sector is that we are such a close-knit community. It's great traceability - I can shop at the supermarket but know precisely where my food came from. Unlike many other city-dwellers, I can ... More >>

Science, Art of Organic Farming at Mystery Creek

Monday, 9 June 2008, 10:28 am | Organics Aotearoa New Zealand

Organics Aotearoa New Zealand (OANZ) is returning to site M30 at Mystery Creek's National Agricultural Fieldays this week, promoting the combination of science and skill which keeps organics at the leading edge of economically and environmentally ... More >>

0800 FUTURE To Deliver Organic Advice

Wednesday, 4 June 2008, 11:10 am | Organics Aotearoa New Zealand

From tomorrow - World Environment Day - farmers and growers interested in making the shift to organic production will be able to connect with Organics Aotearoa New Zealand's Organic Advisory Programme by calling 0800 FUTURE. More >>

NZ Organic Food Showcased In Chicago

Friday, 18 April 2008, 11:12 am | Organics Aotearoa New Zealand

Organics Aotearoa New Zealand (OANZ) and the Organic Products Exporters of New Zealand Inc (OPENZ) will be promoting New Zealand’s certified organic products at the All Things Organic trade fair in Chicago, Illinois, from 27 to 29 April. More >>

'Sustainable Future' Shows Need For Organics

Wednesday, 16 April 2008, 1:29 pm | Organics Aotearoa New Zealand

Organics Aotearoa New Zealand (OANZ) has welcomed today's release of Sustainable Future's report into implementation of the Royal Commission on Genetic Modification's recommendations, and warns that New Zealand is at risk of irreparable genetic contamination. More >>

Country of Origin: Sustainability, Traceability

Thursday, 6 December 2007, 2:58 pm | Organics Aotearoa New Zealand

Organics Aotearoa New Zealand - the organic sector body - has added its support to Green MP Sue Kedgley's petition to require country of origin labeling for fruit, vegetables and single component foods. More >>

Growing Organic Sector Looking To The Future

Friday, 30 November 2007, 3:55 pm | Organics Aotearoa New Zealand

Organics Aotearoa New Zealand (OANZ), peak body of the organic sector, has two new member organisations and a new Chair, following their Annual General Meeting last week. Derek Broadmore - a Wellington-based lawyer and chairman of organic certifying ... More >>

Organic Sector Submits On 'Carbon Footprint'

Thursday, 27 September 2007, 3:49 pm | Organics Aotearoa New Zealand

Organics Aotearoa New Zealand (OANZ) has made a submission on the UK Soil Association's 'Green Paper on Air Freight', opposing the suggestion from Britain's largest organic certifier that air freighted products should be banned from carrying their organic ... More >>

Organic Sector Head To Court, Supporting GE Free

Friday, 31 August 2007, 9:33 am | Organics Aotearoa New Zealand

Organics Aotearoa New Zealand has today filed documents in the High Court supporting GE Free NZ's appeal against field trials of genetically modified brassica near Lincoln, saying that the Environmental Risk Management Authority's decision to allow the trials ... More >>

Organic Sector Awards Recognise Leadership

Sunday, 19 August 2007, 12:33 am | Organics Aotearoa New Zealand

Organic Sector Awards Recognise Education & Leadership Press Release For Immediate Release: Saturday, 18 August 2007 More >>

Consumers choose organic food and drinks for taste

Friday, 17 August 2007, 11:12 am | Organics Aotearoa New Zealand

Consumers choose organic food and drinks for the taste, as well as because they are better for the environment and perceived as safer for consumers, according to University of Otago research conducted on behalf of Organics Aotearoa New Zealand ... More >>

Organic Sector Conference Open Day

Thursday, 9 August 2007, 5:41 pm | Organics Aotearoa New Zealand

Organics Aotearoa New Zealand (OANZ) has announced a special open day registration for the national Organic Sector Conference being held at Lincoln University from August 17 to 19. More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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