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NZ helms global talks on farm emissions

NZ helms global talks on farm emissions
Wellington, March 31 NZPA - More than 80 science and policy representatives from 28 nations will attend next week's Wellington launch of the Government's much-hyped "global research alliance" on agricultural greenhouse gases.

Greens want conflict of interest inquiry

Greens want conflict of interest inquiry
Wellington, March 31 NZPA - Green Party co-leader Russel Norman has asked Auditor-General Lyn Provost to investigate what he says is a potential conflict of interest involving Agriculture Minister David Carter and a proposal to dam the Hurunui River.

Minister leads agritech mission to China

Minister leads agritech mission to China
Wellington, March 22 NZPA - Agriculture Minister David Carter leaves tomorrow on a trade mission to China, leading a delegation of technology companies.

Poachers nabbed through hotline calls

Poachers nabbed through hotline calls
Wellington, March 19 NZPA - Poachers have been caught red handed through calls from the public to a fisheries hotline, Acting Fisheries Minister David Carter says. Mr Carter said the "Every Fish Counts" summer campaign run by the ministry had been a big success.

Dirtier Dairying Triggers Call For Regulation

Dirtier Dairying Triggers Call For Regulation
Wellington, March 18 NZPA - An environmental lobbyist says dairying is getting dirtier and the Government should intervene and set easily-enforced standards to fight contamination of waterways and groundwater.

Minister Demands Action On Dairy Water Pollution

Minister Demands Action On Dairy Water Pollution
Wellington, March 18 NZPA - Dairy farmers need to get their act together, Agriculture Minister David Carter said today after the release of a report showing unacceptable levels of effluent management.

Former Treasury Secretary To Pull Wool Together

Former Treasury Secretary To Pull Wool Together
Wellington, March 16 NZPA - Agriculture Minister David Carter has called in Murray Horn, a former Treasury secretary and head of ANZ Banking Group's New Zealand arm, to try to pull together warring factions in the wool sector.

Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Research Centre Opens

Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Research Centre Opens
Wellington, March 3 NZPA - A research centre dedicated to reducing agriculture greenhouse gas emissions has been opened in Palmerston North by Prime Minister John Key.

New Biosecurity Response Unit Opened

Wellington, March 2 NZPA - A new biosecurity response unit was opened near Wellington today, designed to handle serious outbreaks of infectious diseases.

Ministerial Services Did Warn Heatley About Spending

By Maggie Tait of NZPA Wellington, Feb 26 NZPA - Ministerial Services warned former minister Phil Heatley about his work credit card use.

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