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12 Feb 2021
  • ​Total venison exports up in 2020
  • Velvet season behaved as expected
  • Hawke’s Bay environmental awards field day next week
  • New channel development continues
  • Buyers now ordering VelTrak scanners
  • VelTrak gets a colourful endorsement
  • Industry conference in Invercargill in May 2021
  • Help us showcase the deer industry
  • Amy Watts, new DINZ board observer
  • Science and policy manager wanted
12 Feb 2021

Three companies marketing deer velvet in Asia – CK Import Export, PGG Wrightson and Provelco – have formed a coalition to develop a market in China for NZ velvet as a health food ingredient. In all other respects they will continue to compete vigorously with each other for sales and farmer supply.

12 Feb 2021

Deer Industry New Zealand (DINZ) has approved a grant of $225,000 to a $450,000 venison market development project in China. Five applications were received from four companies for the one-off contestable grant for a project that would support the development of a new market. 

12 Feb 2021

DINZ chief executive Innes Moffat says the deer farming industry welcomes many aspects of the Climate Change Commission’s interim report. But it will be a challenge for deer farmers with extensive farming systems to achieve its emission reduction targets without some novel intervention.