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World News: New Zealand
New Zealand | 6 August 2015
Forget the meat, what about the bones?

Whether you subscribe to a healthy food diet or are a fast food connoisseur, meat is the top of the food chain for most people. Western society (and in particular, New Zealand) eats far more meat than...


New Zealand | 3 August 2015
Poultry industry supports $15,000 fine for illegal importing

The Poultry Industry Association of New Zealand (PIANZ) supports the $15,000 fine given to an Auckland man for attempting to illegally import dried birds’ nests, a Chinese delicacy that threatens New ...


New Zealand | 23 July 2015
Kaikoura free range chicken farm proposed

A proposed free range chicken farm on the outskirts of Kaikoura will follow the SPCA's strict animal welfare guidelines, its owner says. Waikoura Springs freshwater crayfish farm owner Mary Shanah...


New Zealand | 23 July 2015
Maccas scrambles for North eggs

There are 45,500 chooks roaming around the 50-acre (20 hectare) farms of Otaika Valley Free Range Eggs near Whangarei - chooks which have become a fundamental part of McDonald's plans for the future. ...


New Zealand | 9 July 2015
University wants to tax bread, cereal, meat, eggs and milk

Auckland University wants to tax bread, cereal, meat, eggs and milk A call by Auckland University academics to tax New Zealand families’ staple foods such as bread, milk, eggs and meat is lunacy, s...


New Zealand | 4 June 2015
eBay egg importer fined $45,000

A chicken enthusiast put the New Zealand poultry industry and native bird population at risk by attempting to illegally import live eggs for her hobby, the Auckland District Court heard on Friday (29 ...


New Zealand | 4 June 2015
Egg industry backs hefty fine for illegal imports

The egg industry is pleased that the Ministry for Primary Industries has cracked an illegal egg importing case. A New Plymouth woman, Karen Joanne Legget, has been fined more than $45,000 for impor...


New Zealand | 3 June 2015
Importing eggs cost woman more than $45,000

Importing live eggs covered in dirt without declaring them has cost a New Plymouth woman more than $45,000. Chicken enthusiast Karen Joanne Legget, 52, bought live eggs in eBay auctions from vendor...


New Zealand | 29 May 2015
Wally Yovich denies chickens freedom of speech

Wally Yovich denies chickens freedom of speech Today Wally Yovich will be called on by a group of friendly protesting chickens not to fund a cruel colony cage egg factory farm. Yovich is investi...


New Zealand | 11 May 2015
Taranaki economy could see sunny side up of chicken farms

An expanding network of chicken farms could be a golden egg for Taranaki's economy. Millions of dollars worth of chicken farm expansions are underway in Taranaki, with 22 extra sheds on New Plymout...