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No biosecurity risk in GE pine trees trial – FRI

No biosecurity risk in GE pine trees trial – FRI

Forest Research scientists are to tell the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF) tomorrow there is no biosecurity risk to their field trial of genetically engineered (GE) pine trees. MAF, whi... More...

Just the facts from Russell Brown

Now, to yesterday's scary pine tree story in the Herald. NZPA's Kent Atkinson wrote a story unraveling the Herald's beat-up which was delivered to newspapers yesterday afternoon. But, amazingly, it do... More...

See you in hell

A friend sent us a picture of the latest Clemenger BDO billboard for Hell Pizza. You might wonder why we would post it here, but that would be giving the game away wouldn't it? - so open it and have a... More...

NZ Royal Society responds to UN cloning decision

The United Nations has voted 80-79 to delay for two years any decision on a ban on research into human cloning. Negotiations on human cloning began over a year ago at the UN, but were postponed in the... More...

NZ to host 2004 APEC science meeting

Ministers, business leaders and scientists will meet in Christchurch, New Zealand, on 8-12 March 2004 for the Fourth APEC Science and Technology Cooperation Ministerial Meeting.The first APEC mini... More...

Greens allow GM onion insights

The Green Party is to be thanked for their questions about GM onions in Parliament yesterday. Minister for Science, Research and Technology, the Hon Pete Hodgson, was given the opportunity to point ou... More...

MAF intercepts major tree disease

The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry today announced that it had destroyed a consignment of Douglas fir cuttings imported in February 2003 from the United States, which was contained in a secure q... More...

Customer demand behind GM-free move

Foodstuffs says customer demand is behind the move to make its in-store supermarket brands GM-free.The company, which runs New World, Pak 'n' Save, Four Square and Write Price supermarkets, wants ... More...

Supermarket giants keen to claim GE-Free title

A week after the moratorium on the commercial release of genetically engineered (GE) organisms was lifted, New Zealand's heavy-hitter supermarket chains are falling over themselves to claim the most a... More...

Organic promotion questioned in Parliament PQs: Question 3 - Organic Agriculture-Promotion(uncorrected transcript-subject to correction and further editing)3. DAVID PARKER (Labour-Otago) to the Minister of Agriculture: What prog... More...

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