Posts tagged "University of Canterbury"

Quarter of NZ’s native vegetation found of sheep and beef farms

[6 July/Stuff] A report by the University of Canterbury has shown that a quarter of New Zealand’s native vegetation was found on sheep and beef farms. This was the largest amount outside of conservation land. Beef + Lamb New Zealand Chief Executive, Sam McIvor, said the findings were a great acknowledgement for farmers and the...

University considers rejecting dairy funding

[27 September/ NZ Herald] Proposals under consideration by the University of Canterbury could result in research funding from the dairying and soft drink industries being declined on ethical grounds, along with the current ability to decline funding from tobacco and armaments industries. University of Canterbury board chairman, Steve Weaver said that with no clear consensus,...