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Will high product prices and good grass growth temper enthusiasm and support for rural protest over excessive and sometimes pointless regulation? Or will, Government refusal to engage just make things worse?
22nd Sep 21, 4:14pm
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Will high product prices and good grass growth temper enthusiasm and support for rural protest over excessive and sometimes pointless regulation? Or will, Government refusal to engage just make things worse?
Guy Trafford wonders if the meat industry's selective enthusiasm for seeing China in the CPTPP might not be the principled promotion of free trade being presented, rather just a selective pragmatic approach
22nd Sep 21, 3:48pm
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Guy Trafford wonders if the meat industry's selective enthusiasm for seeing China in the CPTPP might not be the principled promotion of free trade being presented, rather just a selective pragmatic approach
Every segment of the new and used-import vehicle sales market was strong in July, with the Clean Car Discount providing an added boost for overall sales - no signs of substitution yet
3rd Aug 21, 10:02am
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Every segment of the new and used-import vehicle sales market was strong in July, with the Clean Car Discount providing an added boost for overall sales - no signs of substitution yet
Angus Kebbell talks with Grant Bunting of the Processor Working Group set up to help farmers work out their greenhouse gas footprint and build a plan to reduce it
2nd Aug 21, 9:19am
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Angus Kebbell talks with Grant Bunting of the Processor Working Group set up to help farmers work out their greenhouse gas footprint and build a plan to reduce it
In the first month since the introduction of the Clean Car Discount, sales of SUVs and double cab utes rise strongly and NEV share falls. And those buying electrics are doing so at the luxury end
2nd Jul 21, 4:44pm
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In the first month since the introduction of the Clean Car Discount, sales of SUVs and double cab utes rise strongly and NEV share falls. And those buying electrics are doing so at the luxury end
Passenger car sales posted their own set of new records in May with buyers choosing larger and luxury models more often. Electrics and hybrids remain a minor market segment
3rd Jun 21, 9:52am
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Passenger car sales posted their own set of new records in May with buyers choosing larger and luxury models more often. Electrics and hybrids remain a minor market segment
The red meat sector collaboration in joint meetings the MIA and B+LNZ have been having with Ministers, MPs and officials is presenting a united farmer and processing company position for the common good
21st Apr 21, 10:32am
The red meat sector collaboration in joint meetings the MIA and B+LNZ have been having with Ministers, MPs and officials is presenting a united farmer and processing company position for the common good
Allan Barber explains that successful red meat marketing will require processing efficiency of consumer driven products backed by skillful marketing and state of the art logistics and distribution
10th Mar 21, 9:27am
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Allan Barber explains that successful red meat marketing will require processing efficiency of consumer driven products backed by skillful marketing and state of the art logistics and distribution
Red meat industry sets four 10 year goals and three 5 year priorities to emphasise provenance, security, and sustainability to grow sales and price premiums for producers
20th Jan 21, 11:23am
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Red meat industry sets four 10 year goals and three 5 year priorities to emphasise provenance, security, and sustainability to grow sales and price premiums for producers
SUVs now dominate the new car market even as car sales volumes fall. But hybrid sales manage to grow sharply despite the overall market pressures, powering NEVs to a 13% market share in 2020
19th Jan 21, 11:22am
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SUVs now dominate the new car market even as car sales volumes fall. But hybrid sales manage to grow sharply despite the overall market pressures, powering NEVs to a 13% market share in 2020
We look like we have a La Niña weather pattern settling in and that is not all bad for New Zealand agriculture. Guy Trafford reviews the likely impacts
2nd Dec 20, 9:32am
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We look like we have a La Niña weather pattern settling in and that is not all bad for New Zealand agriculture. Guy Trafford reviews the likely impacts
Sales of new cars in October continue to fall away, with no boost from rentals, NEVs or even utes. Only SUVs are still selling, even if at lower levels too
3rd Nov 20, 10:51am
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Sales of new cars in October continue to fall away, with no boost from rentals, NEVs or even utes. Only SUVs are still selling, even if at lower levels too
Among the many trade negotiations New Zealand is involved with at present, the positions of the UK and EU are particularly frustrating for our negotiators and put market access at risk
2nd Nov 20, 3:55pm
Among the many trade negotiations New Zealand is involved with at present, the positions of the UK and EU are particularly frustrating for our negotiators and put market access at risk
New car sales activity weakens sharply in September, reflecting a weaker economy and a direct indication confidence to spend is being sharply curtailed in the run-up to Summer
3rd Oct 20, 11:05am
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New car sales activity weakens sharply in September, reflecting a weaker economy and a direct indication confidence to spend is being sharply curtailed in the run-up to Summer
The New Zealand meat industry is a positive case study of how to operate in a COVID world, contrasting sharply with many of our rivals observes Allan Barber
27th Aug 20, 2:01pm
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The New Zealand meat industry is a positive case study of how to operate in a COVID world, contrasting sharply with many of our rivals observes Allan Barber
The retiring chief executive of the meat industry trade group has steered the industry from a 'sales' focus to a 'marketing' focus, allowing product allocation and rationing to ensure optimum pricing while preserving established relationships
25th Apr 20, 10:00am
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The retiring chief executive of the meat industry trade group has steered the industry from a 'sales' focus to a 'marketing' focus, allowing product allocation and rationing to ensure optimum pricing while preserving established relationships
The meat industry's fast diversification impresses Guy Trafford. But he wonders where rural workers will come from in the future when we have much stricter visitor controls in place
7th Apr 20, 5:29pm
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The meat industry's fast diversification impresses Guy Trafford. But he wonders where rural workers will come from in the future when we have much stricter visitor controls in place
The 2019 weighted profile of new vehicle sales drove the CO2 emmissions rate from these additions to a new low, with electrification benefits more than offsetting the dirty tradie diesel pickups
28th Jan 20, 9:12am
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The 2019 weighted profile of new vehicle sales drove the CO2 emmissions rate from these additions to a new low, with electrification benefits more than offsetting the dirty tradie diesel pickups
Allan Barber assesses the long and short term risk factors for New Zealand from Brexit for meat exporters who must get on with winning orders and satisfying customer demand in Europe. China is the relief valve
19th Sep 19, 8:51am
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Allan Barber assesses the long and short term risk factors for New Zealand from Brexit for meat exporters who must get on with winning orders and satisfying customer demand in Europe. China is the relief valve
Allan Barber reports on the red meat sector's views of the future, and their place in the food chain - including being "really bold to get ahead of the game on climate and environmental change" - while staying science-based
5th Aug 19, 4:49pm
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Allan Barber reports on the red meat sector's views of the future, and their place in the food chain - including being "really bold to get ahead of the game on climate and environmental change" - while staying science-based
Guy Trafford tries to unpick the practical cost impact on livestock farmers from the new agricultural emissions plan, revealing significant disparities. An RMA review is announced
25th Jul 19, 9:36am
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Guy Trafford tries to unpick the practical cost impact on livestock farmers from the new agricultural emissions plan, revealing significant disparities. An RMA review is announced
Farmers committed to scientific solutions that achieve the goals of the Zero Carbon Act, ignoring the sideline sledging by the politicised green lobbyists. Active strategic change is required in pasture and animal management
29th May 19, 9:16am
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Farmers committed to scientific solutions that achieve the goals of the Zero Carbon Act, ignoring the sideline sledging by the politicised green lobbyists. Active strategic change is required in pasture and animal management
The SUV market grows even as the overall car market stops growing, mirroring the rise and rise of the ute market. New Zealand's adoption of SUV's is higher than in many other countries
3rd May 19, 9:51am
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The SUV market grows even as the overall car market stops growing, mirroring the rise and rise of the ute market. New Zealand's adoption of SUV's is higher than in many other countries
Allan Barber surveys the practical Brexit risk for our meat trade and finds it is too soon to panic; we must keep talking to trading partners, hold our breath and wait
14th Feb 19, 9:49am
Allan Barber surveys the practical Brexit risk for our meat trade and finds it is too soon to panic; we must keep talking to trading partners, hold our breath and wait
Tradie orders drive new vehicle sales growth in the commercial segment but overall new vehicle sales are softening and expected to soften further in 2019
8th Jan 19, 2:19pm
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Tradie orders drive new vehicle sales growth in the commercial segment but overall new vehicle sales are softening and expected to soften further in 2019