A Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) grant will allow Greymouth Port to undertake dredging work to ensure fishing boats can use the lagoon during low tide, Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones has announced.
The teams of skippers, fishers, scientists and inventors behind the new Precision Seafood Harvesting fishing technology say they’re very pleased PSH has been approved for commercial use in the deep water Hoki, Hake and Ling fisheries.
A new forestry service was launched in Rotorua on Friday, honouring a coalition commitment between New Zealand First and Labour to support regional development. Forestry Minister Shane Jones said the launch of Te Uru Rakau was the first step in re-establishing a forestry service in New Zealand. "This Government has been clear about its commitment to New Zealand’s forestry sector and the One Billion Trees planting programme.
HiveTech's products provide the honey industry with pot-to-hive traceability. A Taranaki company that provides "pot-to-hive" honey tracing technology is up against an agri-tech giant in the hunt for a national award. Bell Block-based Hivetech Ltd is a finalist in the NZ Hi-Tech awards, to be held in Christchurch on May 25. The company provides technology solutions to the commercial beekeeping industry and is one of three finalists in Most Innovative Hi-Tech for the Agritech Sector category.
A multi-millionaire from the highest levels of world commerce is hunkering downin one of the most remote parts of New Zealand. Phillip Colebatch has swapped the boardrooms of London, Zurich and New York for a spot deep in the hinterland of the East Coast.
Alibaba is trialing a new supply chain model based on blockchain. Piloted in Australia and New Zealand, Alibaba’s Food Trust Network could improve supply chain traceability and transparency, and form the basis of a supply chain model applied across all of Alibaba Group’s e-commerce marketplaces.
An oyster-killing parasite was first discovered in samples from an aquaculture facility run by New Zealand’s largest independently-owned science organisation reports David Williams for Newsroom. Why did it take three years to come out and why, even now, will the Ministry for Primary Industries not confirm it? David Williams investigates.