Posts tagged "Dairy Industry Restructuring Act"

DIRA input sought

[3 November/ODT Rural Life] Public consultation has been launched on the review of the Dairy Industry Restructuring Act 2001, the legislation which enabled the formation and operation of Fonterra. The government had announced the review was in process earlier in the year and Agriculture Minister, Damien O’Connor, launched the public consultation at a dairy farm...

Dairy industry law changes ‘inevitable’: Minister

 [19 February/The Country] Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor said that changes to the Dairy Industry Restructuring Act (DIRA) are inevitable based on a review of the dairy industry this year. This comes after the misinformation within the industry that the review he announced recently would be less in depth than a review which had previously been...

More transparency sought on Fonterra sales

[15 August/Otago Daily Times] The Commerce Commission has issued its draft report on Fonterra’s 2017 farmgate milk price and while saying the price of $6.15 per kilo of milksolids has met the milk price monitoring regime they have called for the co-operative to be more forthcoming in the information it provides about sales outside of...