Media releases

Open Letter to the Environment Minister: We Need You to Work With Us

 This letter appeared in Hawke’s Bay Today, August 19 2014 gust 19 2014.  

Overwhelming Support for Local Decisions on GM Free Status: National Poll

Four out of five New Zealanders think councils should be able to keep their districts GM Free using local plans, according to a Colmar Brunton poll. The poll was commissioned by Pure Hawke’s Bay, a group of premium food producers who are asking councils in the region to secure Hawke’s Bay’s GM free status through […]

GM Free status vital for Hawke’s Bay agricultural economy

Hawke’s Bay’s GM Free status is vital for generating greater wealth from food exports and the region should have the ability to decide whether to retain that status, says the food producer group, Pure Hawke’s Bay. The Government intends to strip local authorities’ ability to establish GM Free food production zones and for a region’s […]