Maori trusts hope to seal Crafar deal within months
Two Maori land trusts in negotiations with a Chinese company to buy two of the Crafar farms hope to seal the deal within months. Shanghai Pengxin was given government approval to buy the 16 farms in April, a move that is being challenged in court by a New Zealand consortium led by Sir Michael ...Continue Reading...
Tuhourangi dairy takes out prestigious 2012 Ahuwhenua Trophy
(SunMEdia) A Rotorua dairy farm operated by the Kapenga M Trust has won the prestigious 2012 Ahuwhenua Trophy – Bank of New Zealand Maori Excellence in Farming competition announced at a gala dinner in Auckland on Friday. Chairman Roku Mihinui accepted the Ahuwhenua Trophy at the award dinner ...Continue Reading...
Maori owned company signs MoU with India dairy group
(Radio NZ) New Zealand’s first Maori majority owned and controlled dairy company says signing an agreement with a large milk processing company in India, is a real boost to confidence. Miraka Limited only began whole milk powder production last August at its processing plant at Mokai ...Continue Reading...
Seminar for Maori Trustees in Dairy Farming (Rotorua)
You are invited to the first Tauhara Moana focus farm Trustee evening for 2012 – Wednesday 15 February 5:30pm at the Rotorua BNZ partner’s building in the Pukeroa Oruawhata Central Mall. This event is open to everyone but designed for Trustees of Ahuwhenua Maori land so please invite your ...Continue Reading...
Maori dairy turns significant profit
(Radio NZ) The new chair of Parininihi ki Waitotara Incorporation in Taranaki says says this year’s record profit indicates the organisation is on the right course. Click here to visit their website (which is fantastic by the way) PKW, which is the largest dairy farmer in the province, ...Continue Reading...
Who is leading who?
The statement from the Dairy Workers Union that farmers should subsidise milk for Kiwi consumers was a typical grandstanding posture from a group which has perfected the art of squeezing farmers. Their submission to the Parliamentary select committee on milk prices was that Fonterra’s ...Continue Reading...
Crafar bid gives trusts chance to get land back – RadioNZ
The chair of two Maori land trusts in the King Country says a stake in Crafar Farms would be an opportunity for his iwi to take back its ancestral whenua. Ngati Rereahu near Te Kuiti is part of a group of central North Island dairy farmers that has tabled a new offer for the 16 […]Continue Reading...
Proposals invited for irrigation fund
Planning for New Zealand’s irrigation infrastructure has stepped up the pace with the Irrigation Acceleration Fund now open for business. The Irrigation Acceleration Fund was announced in this year’s Budget and provides $35 million over five years to support the development of ...Continue Reading...
National Federation of Maori Authorities HUI A ROHE Friday 16th September, 2011.
An Opportunity to meet with the National FoMA Executive Committee is nearly upon our doorstep. Every Maori Land Trust and Incorporation developing a strategic business plan for the future and empowering the up and coming leaders of tomorrow can benefit from attendance and interacting with the ...Continue Reading...
Maori Excellence In Farming Award 2011 – Sheep And Beef
Historic First For Waipapa 9 Trust Winner Of The Ahuwhenua Trophy BNZ Maori Excellence In Farming Award 2011 – Sheep And Beef In an historic ‘first’, the current holder of the Ahuwhenua Trophy for Dairy Farming, Waipapa 9 Trust, has also won the prestigious Ahuwhenua Trophy – BNZ Maori ...Continue Reading...
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