Displaying 1-15 of 18 Items , Filtered by Jan or Jul or Nov and All regions or Northland or Taranaki and Adverse Events or Career
Changes allow applications to open for more international dairy farm assistants, but MIQ still a barrier
19 January 2022
Applications are now open for dairy farmers to recruit much needed international workers including farm assistants and herd managers, under changes to a class exception scheme.
11 November 2021
An independent review of the Mycoplasma bovis eradication programme has found it is on track to achieve a world-first eradication and makes recommendations to improve the wider biosecurity system.
03 November 2021
Dairy sector partners are calling on the Government to allow 1500 international dairy workers into New Zealand in 2022 to help meet the sector’s workforce shortfall, if borders continue to remain closed.
30 November 2020
Eradication of Mycoplasma bovis is going to plan, but we have a way to go yet.
22 July 2020
Today marks three years since Mycoplasma bovis was first detected in New Zealand. Finding this bacteria here was a shock to the industry, and kicked off one of New Zealand’s largest ever biosecurity responses.
07 July 2020
DairyNZ and Federated Farmers are pleased to see today’s government announcement that is extending employer assisted temporary work visas due to expire by the end of 2020.
24 June 2020
The Government and dairy sector have joined forces on a new campaign to support COVID-19 affected workers into a farming career, Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor said.
21 January 2020
With many regions experiencing increasingly dry weather, DairyNZ has put together some tips for farmers managing through challenging conditions.
01 November 2019
We all want our dairy farms to be highly attractive workplaces – but how do we get there?
23 July 2019
Young(est) Farmer of the Year talks about what’s invaluable and who he’d invite to help with the milking.
01 July 2019
Lye Farm manager Bruce Sugar’s team supports the science while keeping both farm and cows in top shape.
13 November 2018
Diversity and reach come to mind when talking about DairyNZ’s biosecurity team.
12 November 2018
When kiwifruit bacteria Psa-V appeared in New Zealand in 2010, it reshaped the industry’s biosecurity practices.
30 October 2018
Northland dairy farmers will notice a new face at DairyNZ discussion groups and events over the coming months with the arrival of new regional leader Tareen Ellis.
29 October 2018
DairyNZ's latest classroom learning kit is giving kids a real taste of science in the classroom.
Update your details
Update your details with DairyNZ to receive the latest dairy industry news and ensure you have access to the latest tools and resources.
Sign up for DairyNZ email newsletters including regional updates, focus farm updates and specialist newsletters.
If you have a media enquiry please contact Vanessa Feaver on 027 836 6295.
Getting started with social media
DairyNZ’s social media 101 guide has been designed for farmers who want to get started on social media.
Picture this guide
DairyNZ's farmer photography guide provides tips and techniques to help farmers take great photos and short videos using smartphones.