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Sheep and Beef sector welcomes the recent agreement to move forward with the TPP agreement

25 May 2017
Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) and the Meat Industry Association (MIA) welcome the recent statement by the Trade Ministers of the eleven Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) countries in Hanoi to work towards bringing the trade agreement into force expeditiously.
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Beef + Lamb New Zealand confirms board positions

25 May 2017
The Directors of Beef + Lamb New Zealand have re-elected Northland farmer James Parsons as the Chairman for another year.
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New Zealand completes ratification of TPP

11 May 2017
Beef + Lamb New Zealand and the Meat Industry Association welcome the completion of New Zealand’s domestic steps to ratify the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP).

Sheep and beef farmers make biodiversity contribution through QEII covenants

9 May 2017
New Zealand sheep and beef farmers are making a significant contribution to this country’s biodiversity and landscape protection, a new study on Queen Elizabeth II National Trust covenants has highlighted.
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Lamb prices and grass markets define a better second half of season

28 April 2017
Stronger lamb prices and plenty of grass have bumped up the season’s forecast profit for sheep and beef farmers.

Clarification: acceptable circumstances to carry passengers on quad bikes

27 April 2017
WorkSafe New Zealand has clarified the circumstances in which it is acceptable to carry passengers on single-seat quad bikes, in consultation with Federated Farmers, Beef + Lamb NZ, and DairyNZ.
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Beef + Lamb New Zealand resolutions pass

4 April 2017
Farmers have supported the three resolutions made at the Beef + Lamb New Zealand Annual Meeting on 30 March 2017.

B+LNZ and MIA reiterate importance of maintaining current market access into the EU and UK

30 March 2017
Beef + Lamb New Zealand and the Meat Industry Association reiterate the importance of at least maintaining the quality and quantity of current market access into the European Union and the United Kingdom, following the UK triggering of Article 50. 
William Morrison

New Beef + Lamb New Zealand Farmer Council National Chairman

22 March 2017
The Beef + Lamb New Zealand Farmer Council has elected Marton farmer, William Morrison, as its next national chairman.
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