Posts tagged "Pamu Farms"

New chair for Pāmu Farms

[12 December/Dairy News] The Government has announced that Warren Parker has been appointed to role of chairman of state farmer Pāmu Farms (Landcorp). Mr Parker is a former chief executive of Scion (NZ Forest Research Institute) and Landcare Research, and was previously chief operating officer of AgResearch. He chairs the Forestry Ministerial Advisory Group and...

Wool surfboards: Kiwi ingenuity leads to global partnership with Kelly Slater’s company Firewire

[3 December/NZ Herald] A Kiwi surfboard shaper’s experiment with wool has led to a global partnership with one of the biggest names in surfing and an entirely new type of surfboard. Tauranga-based Paul Barron has developed a wool-based substance that can be used to replace fibreglass on a surfboard. Barron caught the attention of Firewire...

Sheep milk lays foundation for doubled growth with new plant

[5 November/NZ Herald] Four companies (Nu-Mega Ingredients, Pamu Farms, Dairy Nutraceuticals and Food Waikato) are partnering together in the creation of new vehicle, Melody Dairies, to jointly finance and build a new $50 million spray dryer to support the growth in the sheep milking sector. The dryer, the second to be constructed at the Waikato...

Landcorp sells Jericho to Kiwi

[10 April/Farmers Weekly] The state-owned farmer trading as Pamu Farms, Landcorp Farming, has chosen a back-up bidder to sell its Jericho Station sheep and beef farm and Fiordland to after the preferred foreign buyer withdrew. They expected the new farmer to complete the transaction in early June according to spokesman, Simon King. A Chinese buyer...