Press Releases / News

04/05/2017, Chinese Consumers Proving Advantage of NZ's GE-Free Positioning

03/04/2017, Indigenous Peoples’ to Maori Party: Protect Communities’ Right to be GM Free

16/03/2017, Maori Party Must Protect Future of GE-free Regions

09/03/2017, Minister's Plan Threatens Economic Sabotage

02/02/2017, Public funds wasted offshore as AgResearch trials GE ryegrass in the US

17/01/2017, International Research finds GE foods not "Substantially Equivalent"

22/12/2016, New Zealand's GE Free Success Story saved in 2016

23/11/2016, Maori Party support of RMA Bill Threatens GE-Free Zones

26/10/2016, International Monsanto Tribunal takes steps towards prosecution for ecocide.

23/09/2016, GE Free crop zone from Auckland to Cape Reinga.

11/09/2016, Native Tree Plan Shows Positive Face of Scion’s Research

05/09/2016, Call for Dr. Smith’s resignation.

23/08/2016, Proposal to stop labelling of GM food would deny consumers basic right to know.

16/08/2016, 'Superficial' EPA Report ignores Harmful Effects From Herbicide Ingredients

30/07/2016, Minister's Threat to Modify Democracy Is A Step Too Far

06/07/2016, National Environment Standard for Plantation Forestry put timber exports at risk.

20/06/2016, History of Failures Warrants Local Say on GMOs

31/05/2016, MPI, Pork and Chicken Producers Urged to Halt GE-feed Imports

20/05/2016, GE Crop Report details problems and solutions.

13/05/2016, NZ Dairy exports vulnerable to unapproved GM animal-feed

27/04/2016, Breach by EPA and AgResearch on GE Animal Experiments

11/04/2016, NZ Brands like Tegel worth more if they go GE Free and organic

31/03/2016, NZ Farmers Need Protection Against Damaging Agribusiness

06/03/2016, Deceptive New Bill Creates Ministerial Dictatorship

17/02/2016, Farmers Quit, Feel Betrayed by Federated Farmers Leadership

10/02/2016, Fed Farmers Misguided in Push For GMOs

24/12/2015, Ministry Ignores Thousands of Public Submissions

27/11/2015, FSANZ approval dangerous as damaging Herbicide is de registered.

18/11/2015, NZ Regulators Are Ignoring Pesticide Additives that Damage Human Health

02/11/2015, Protection of NZ's GE-Free Environment Requires Containment of GE Vaccine Experiment

23/10/2015, Report Uncovers Dismal Record of GE Animal Experiments in New Zealand.

08/10/2015, NZ's Marketing Difference for Exports Jeopardised by TPPA

14/09/2015, A victory for bees.

08/09/2015, “GMO’s today cannot be part of a solution for a sustainable future!”

27/08/2015, Ministry of Primary Industries must test for GE in shipments.

13/08/2015, MPI receives 16,000 submissions on NES-PF.

26/07/2015, Will GE Trees bring economic suicide?

07/07/2015, National Environmental Standards - a National train wreck

03/07/2015, Addressing the Science?

15/06/2015, Hazardous changes to New Organisms Act.

08/06/2015, Are cattle dying from a GE sweet beet?

25/05/2015, Sri Lanka bans Glyphosate.

17/05/2015, Communities have a right to say "No to GMO!"

27/04/2015, Strong Support for Clarification of GMO Council Jurisdiction

25/03/2015, Increased Childhood Illnesses Linked To Exposure to Herbicides.

22/03/2015, UN Pesticide Warning Adds To Risks for Fonterra and New Zealand Exports

02/03/2015, Kiwis Join Global Vigil Against GE trees

31/01/2015, Forests At Risk from Secret Trade Deal and GE Trees Partnerships

11/01/2015, Studies Show New Zealand Farmers Ahead of the Game

12/12/2014, Flawed Corporate Culture Undermines Food Safety

26/11/2014, US Warning against GMO threat

12/11/2014, Government Freeze On Toxic Biotech Crops Urgently Needed

29/10/2014, Trade Deal Threatens Farmers and Food Businesses

21/10/2014, Evidence Supports GE Moratorium, Not Fed. Farmers Push for GE-feed.

16/10/2014, World Food Day promotes Agroecology not GE technology

15/09/2014, Questions Raised Over Cow Deaths

29/08/2014, Fonterra China Deal Demands Safe Supply Chain

26/08/2014, Dairy farmers and consumers at risk from unapproved DDG GE Grain

15/08/2014, China Conference Highlights Food Safety and Sustainable Agriculture

22/07/2014, Loss of AgResearch Scientists is Detrimental For Farmers

08/07/2014, Leader's Vision Is a Threat to Farmers' Future

24/06/2014, Rat Study Shows Consumers At Risk

29/05/2014, Handful of GE Farmers Could Destroy NZ Agricultural Choices.

23/05/2014, EPA Failure Still Leaves Exporters In Firing Line

15/05/2014, Ag-Chemicals Implicated in Rise of Disease

04/05/2014, Risks of Pesticide Induced Cancer Must Not Be Ignored By Advisory Council

15/04/2014, Federated Farmers Leaders' Agenda Put Exports at Risk

03/04/2014, Myths Revealed About Safety of Genetically Engineered Food

26/03/2014, Industry Trying to Use TPPA to Stop Labelling of GM Food

20/03/2014, NZ Courts Disaster With GE Fodder Crops While Existing Solutions Ignored by AgResearch

15/03/2014, Approval of GE Crops Has descended Into a Farce

23/02/2014, Lack of Responsible Oversight Puts Everyone at Risk

20/02/2014, Former USDA Official Warns Farmers Against GE Contamination.

10/02/2014, Backing for Local Right of Protection Against Risks of GMOs

16/01/2014, 'Put Food Safety First':Food Minister must reject "The Suicide Chemical" GE soybean

06/01/2014, Prime Minister Urged to Meet Mayor of Hawaii County to Learn About GM Ban

15/12/2013, Speaker Brings Global Perspective on GE

02/12/2013, Public Support GE-Free Zones

26/11/2013, Precaution Vital to Prevent GE Contamination

04/11/2013, Farmers Can Future-proof with Mixed Forage plants

26/10/2013, NZ's Achilles Heel: Scientists Warn of Harm from GE Food

16/10/2013, New Zealand under scrutiny on WORLD FOOD DAY

04/10/2013, Seed Security Vital for New Zealand

27/09/2013, GE foods toxicity create major disturbance to health

24/09/2013, End Of The Line For Food Sovereignty?

18/09/2013, Institute Backs New Zealand Moratorium on GM release

09/09/2013, Appeal For Safety Tests of New GE Food

03/09/2013, NZ Inc at Risk from TPP deal on GMOs.

12/08/2013, Fonterra at Risk from GM Rye-grass

11/08/2013, Gaping Hole Created by Change to RMA, Weakening Governance and Democracy

02/08/2013, Concern for GE Animals in AgResearch Restructure

31/07/2013, Scientists Back GE Moratorium In India and New Zealand

22/07/2013, 'Astonishing' Rejection of Science By Food Safety Minister

18/07/2013, China Warning for New Zealand on GE food

03/07/2013, Councils Threatened by Central Government Must Not Cave In

27/06/2013, NZ Exports and Regional Development Face Destruction If Minister Changes GMO Rules

23/06/2013, Food Safety Minister to table “GE Freeze” Petition.

06/06/2013, Minister receives 1000+ signature petition to review GE foods.

30/05/2013, US Wheat imports must be tested for unapproved GE contamination

26/05/2013, New Zealand Marchers “Don’t want GMO’s.

22/05/2013, New Zealand a GE Free Nation - Keep Monsanto's GE seeds out.

16/05/2013, Anger against the “deafness” and “conflict of interest” of GE food regulators

23/04/2013, GE plants a major source of formaldehyde exposure?

19/04/2013, Concern Raised on Impact of GE in Formula.

26/03/2013, Scientists Warn on GE Food Safety Protocol

19/03/2013, Time To End Subsidy for GE Self-Sabotage

18/03/2013, Food Safety Regulations Under Scrutiny

14/03/2013, Definition of 'Milk' Must Not be Changed Under FDA / TPP Agreements

26/02/2013, Deal with Federated Farmers Opens Way for GMOs in Hauraki Gulf Marine Park

20/02/2013, Auckland Council Slammed Over Consultation on GMOs

17/02/2013, World First' approval of 2-4-D Food Crops Based on Flawed Science

13/02/2013, Unelected Officers Hold Undue Sway Over Auckland Council

10/02/2013, Auckland Council Vote is Vital Test for Local Democracy

05/03/2013, Councils Must Learn Lessons of Leaky Buildings and Control GMOs

23/01/2013, New Minister Urged to Intervene After Viral Gene Found in GE crops

13/01/2013, Ministry Passes Buck to Disputes Committee On GE Food

10/01/2013, Approval of GE Salmon is a Concern for New Zealand

18/12/2012, New Zealand Food Safety Undermined by Secret Deal with FDA

11/12/2012, Seed Discovery Makes Increased Biosecurity and Scrutiny of Feed Vital

26/11/2012, Trade Stance Threatens Farmers With Cost of Bio-security Insurance

22/11/2012, Public Demand Authorities "Stop the Clock" on GE soybean toxic cocktail

08/11/2012, Obama's Legacy - The Right to Know What's In Food?

06/11/2012, Vote in California Will Impact TPPA Trade Deal

05/11/2012, Scientists Fight Over GE Moratorium in India

04/11/2012, Loss of Value For Fonterra From Imported GE feed

31/10/2012, Public Become Lab Rats in FSANZ Cocktail Approval

27/10/2012, Authority Begins Approval of New Generation '2,4-D Soy'

18/10/2012, Fonterra And Federated Farmers Owe it to New Zealand to Reject GE-feed

15/10/2012, World Food Day - Call For Accountability

08/10/2012, Increased Sprays On GE Crops Threaten The Health of New Zealanders

02/10/2012, BLG lacking cows frightening development not a breakthrough

30/09/2012, Authorities Slow to Recall GE Maize Linked to Tumours

24/09/2012, Animal Tumours Demand FSANZ Follows Science not Opinion

20/09/2012, Animal Feeding Studies Prompt Food Safety Alert

17/09/2012, New Zealand Scientist Leads Scrutiny of Novel Food Risks

13/09/2012, Crown Research Institute Speaks With Forked Tongue In Opposing GMO Accountability

01/09/2012, 'Find Ethical Path' Biotech Delegates Urged: "Don't be Evil"

30/08/2012, Otago Uni. Genetics Lecture Outdated and Unfair

28/08/2012, Farmers Face Dire Reality As GE Crops Backfire

26/08/2012, Otago University Genetics Lecture 'Outdated' and Likely to Mislead

20/08/2012, AgBio Conference Guests Fight Amongst Themselves

14/08/2012, Māori Must Demand Moderation, Not Extreme Science from Agbio Leaders

04/08/2012, Rise in Pesticide Use in GE Food Must Not Be Ignored

31/07/2012, Warning for Farmers Against GE Crops

26/07/2012, Farmers GE awareness tour NZ

18/07/2012, Stagg's Chili Holds GE Surprise for Customers

13/07/2012, Higher Levels of Toxins in GE Foods.

22/06/2012, EPA Hears GE Promise But Not All The Facts

19/06/2012, GE Scientists Warn Against GE Food

06/06/2012, Ombudsmen help sought on Trans Tasman jurisdiction.

01/06/2012, Dow's 'Stacked' Chemical-Resistant Soy Coming to NZ

06/05/2012, Harm to Mothers from GE-Soy Must be Investigated

02/05/2012, GE-Weeds Costing Farmers Dearly

14/04/2012, Time to End Public Money Wasted on GE pine trees at Scion?

09/04/2012, GE Maize and Soya bean Foods Could Be Illegal and Dangerous to Health

12/03/2012, GE-Free Status a Benefit For NZ, Chinese Decision Shows

05/03/2012, NZ Farmers Could Face Impact of Monsanto Court Win Through TPPA

01/02/2012, Tribunal Appeal Against 2,4 D-resistant Corn

15/01/2012, New Corn Hybrid Could Benefit NZ Growers

09/01/2012, NZ Food Authority Being Used By US Biotech Company

14/12/2011, China Symposium on 'GMO Technology and Human Security'

05/12/2011, MADGE 'Copy in' Minister to Trace and Label GM Food.

24/11/2011, NZ Must Support US Consumers on GM Labelling

21/11/2011, Government Research Agenda Goes Against New Zealand Brand

16/11/2011, Minister's Backing for '2,4-D' Corn Not Good for Public Health

08/11/2011, 'Pure NZ' Quality Standards Face Destruction Under TPPA

19/10/2011, Rich is Wrong For World Food Day Criticism

16/10/2011, NZ Joins Millions Against Monsanto and R2K on World Food Day

15/10/2011, GE Food Fight Returns To Supermarkets

13/10/2011, Rugby World Cup Visitors Back GE-free Policy for New Zealand

06/10/2011, Bizarre Advice To Editors from NZ Science Media Centre

02/10/2011, Call for Moratorium as Farmers Switch Off GE-Canola, and Sales Fall

28/09/2011, Official Smokescreen Undermines Science & Food Safety

14/09/2011, Supermarkets Asked to Pull GE Maize After Study Finds GE Feed Toxic

12/09/2011, Call for Review of Contaminated Gardasil Vaccine

25/08/2011, Minister Called To Intervene Against 2,4-D in Food

17/08/2011, Lesson for NZ: New Herbicide Withdrawn As Side Effects Disclosed

15/08/2011, In Honour of Sir Paul Reeves

11/08/2011, Consumers Want GM Pulled Off Shelves: UK Study

02/08/2011, Compromise of Biosecurity and Brand Too High a Price for TPPA Deal

25/07/2011, Fear of New Toxic Soy Bean Cocktail

19/07/2011, Human Trials of GE-Wheat Unethical

04/07/2011, Federated Farmers "lobbying" Role Must Not Conflict With New Zealand GE Free Values

24/06/2011, Minister Must Act On AgResearch Chicanery

10/06/2011, E.coli Raises Issues for Food Authority Approvals

24/05/2011, Maternal Blood Tests Cause for Rethink on GE Science Advice

20/05/2011, Major Problems For Bio-Security as AgResearch Chops Roles

16/05/2011, Infant Nutrition Council Misleading Parents With Attack

10/05/2011, Parents Warned Over Oz Baby Formula

05/05/2011, GE Cover-Up or Just Bad Science?

03/05/2011, GE Red Apple Scientists Pipped to the Post - A Great Idea for Mother's Day

01/05/2011, AgResearch Ignoring Bio-security Risks

15/04/2011, Whangarei District Council moves to protect its community from GE

14/04/2011, 2, 4 - D Resistant Corn Set for Approval

03/04/2011, Otago University Report Should be Withdrawn

08/04/2011, Fonterra Must Avoid Human-Cow Milk

04/04/2011, GE Free and Nuclear values Not 'Mythical

02/04/2011, NZ Cows Going Hungry? Otago Report Wrong

23/03/2011, GE Ruse Threatens Food Security

14/03/2011, Push-Pull Strategy Good For NZ

13/03/2011, Watchdog red-flags GM food -New Zealand Herald

08/03/2011, 100% Pure wins Prize

05/03/2011, Fonterra 'Red-listing' Undermines New Zealand

28/02/2011, Consumer Demand for GM-Free Food Gives New Zealand The Advantage

22/02/2011, 'No-Clone' Decision Vital for New Zealand

19/02/2011, Seed Bio-Piracy Disguised as Science

13/02/2011, Improved Animal Performance Good News for NZ

07/02/2011, Farmers Kept in Dark about Non-GE crop innovation.

02/02/2011, EPA Bill must be independent of GE interests

24/01/2011, Bio-Security at GE Trial Site Gets Soiled

14/01/2011, Farmers Alarmed at Impending Approval of GE-Alfalfa

07/01/2011, Innovation Must Not Conflict With New Zealand GE Free Values

19/12/2010, Court Opens Door For Extreme GE Animal Experiments

16/12/2010, Nasty Surprises in GE Pine Trees

27/11/2010, High Court Listens to GE Animal Concerns

30/10/2010, GE pine tree information seriously flawed

22/09/2010, Could GE be the source of new virulent superbug: NDM-1?

11/09/2010, Biosecurity Risks after Quake Must Be Addressed

25/08/2010, Detection of GE DNA In Animal Flesh Renews Safety Concerns

14/08/2010, Smartstax GE Corn Leaves Food Standards Authority in Disarray

12/08/2010, Co-Existence with GE Plants Proves Impossible

08/08/2010, Cloned Meat Puts NZ's Reputation on the Line

01/08/2010, No Milk From Cloned Cows in NZ Supply

27/07/2010, Takeover Adds to Concern Over GE Animals

15/07/2010, Misleading Claims for GE Trees Don’t Add Up

30/06/2010, Supreme Court Leaves ERMA Responsible for GE

19/06/2010, No Criminal Liability’ Leaves Public Paying for GE Escape

15/06/2010, Available Clovers Leave No Room For GE In Agriculture

05/06/2010, GE Concerns Raised Over New EPA

12/05/2010, AgResearch GE-Animal Funding Threatened by FDA Fine

11/05/2010, GE Animal Court Papers Filed

04/05/2010, ERMA To Cancel GE Animal Approvals

01/05/2010, Deformed GE Animals Unacceptable To New Zealanders

28/04/2010, Amended Version GE Animals Case To Go To The Supreme Court

20/04/2010, Deadly GE mutation leaves NZ Dangerously Exposed

15/04/2010, ‘Carte Blanche’ Approval for GE Animals warrants Immediate Court Action

14/04/2010, GE Animal responsibility spread to Rate payers and Councils.

13/04/2010, NZ Scientists Warn Against GM Plans

10/04/2010, Fonterra In Firing Line From GM Milk

24/03/2010, Decision on GE Animals Must Go To Supreme Court

21/03/2010, AgResearch Business Partners Face Financial Collapse?

09/03/2010, Migrants Warned Over Foodtown’s GM Maize

01/03/2010, Time to Stop the Clock on Application For Thousands of Unknown GMO Organisms.

15/02/2010, Can the taxpayer continue to pay for Regulators costly decisions

05/02/2010, Animal Bio-reactors: An Unacceptable Cost to New Zealand Public

14/01/2010, UK Supermarkets Won't Take NZ Products Fed GM Grass

24/01/2010, GE Animals Case Heads to Appeal Court

22/12/2009, Food Authorities Playing Russian Roulette

20/12/2009, Three Variants of Toxic Maize Could Be In NZ

10/12/2009, Public Give "Thumbs Up'"for Ban on GMO's

05/12/2009, Will New Zealand burn while ERMA fiddles?

01/12/2009, All GE trial facilities must be shut down at Plant and Food

20/11/2009, Support for Inghams from An Unlikely Source!

17/11/2009, Application for GE Animals obscures Serious Biosecurity and Animal Welfare threats.

09/11/2009, Call For Submissions on New GE animals Leaves Public in the Dark

03/11/2009, NZ Exports and Health at Risk from GE Corn

26/10/2009, GE Animal Application decision Gets received for Re-assessment.

19/10/2009, NZ Courts Disaster With GE Fodder Crops While Better Options Ignored The AgResearch

05/10/2009, GE Canola pollen contaminates Australian honey.

21/09/2009, Dr. Neil Macgregor's death leaves a lifetime of integrity and scientific excellence 1939-2009

09/08/2009, Farmers Already Have Better Options than GE pasture crops

19/07/2009, NZ Agriculture Threatened by GE Animal Fodder Crops

30/06/2009, GE Animal Legal Appeal Is Against the National Interest

29/06/2009, MAF fails in safeguards over GMO financial liability

07/06/2009, GM animal applications invalid – High Court appeal upheld

20/05/2009, Inappropriate Science Investment Risks Pushing NZ Off-track

17/05/2009, Shopper beware 'GM-Free Chicken' Made with GM crops?

13/04/2009, GM Crop Failure Offers a Cautionary Warning For Farmers

23/03/2009, New Photos of GE Trial Reveals Repeated Breaches

19/03/2009, New Zealand's Lucky Escape After GE Trial Breach

12/03/2009, Abandoning Bio-Ethics Will Damage New Zealand

10/03/2009, Biotech Animals Case Goes to High Court

28/02/2009, Vaccine Roll-Out Is Wrong Without Honest Advice

19/02/2009, Scientists Condemn Human Experiment with GE Food

11/02/2009, New Zealand Better Off After GE trials Cancelled

10/02/2009, GE Brassica Field trial to be halted - Joint Media Release

12/01/2009, NGOs Visit GE Field Trial Site Today - Joint Media Release

20/01/2009, GE activists call for trials to be ended - David Williams Environment reporter - The Press

24/01/2009, Public Forced to Pay for Officials to Investigate GE Trial Breach

22/12/2008, Flowering GE Brassica field trial threatens Canterbury horticultural

29/11/2008, GE Onion Approval Is Bad Science and Bad Business

13/11/2008, GE Onions Will End In Tears

11/11/2008, Government Must not weaken G.E. Rules that Protect New Zealand

04/11/2008, Papers Filed in High Court

23/10/2008, New Zealand Stolen By Stealth

21/10/2008, Report Shows Food Authority is Failing New Zealand

11/10/2008, Public Own New Zealand Brand, Not AgResearch

07/10/2008, Will Horse Industry's GE Vaccine Devastate Native Species?

01/10/2008, Fonterra's China Losses a Warning for AgResearch Partnerships

26/09/2008, The Future of NZ is GE Free

19/09/2008, AgResearch Falters in NZ Fashion Stakes

08/09/2008, AgResearch Attack Misleading

31/08/2008, Maori do not Support Transgenic Animals.

30/08/2008, Fonterra’s Future at Risk from GE Milk

25/08/2008, Australia Harmed by GM Canola Crop

20/08/2008, Adverse Effects from GE Thyroid Treatment Raise Alarm

11/08/2008, AgResearch Vision Won't Fit With Clean Green New Zealand

19/08/2008, AgResearch application a Recipe for Disaster.

13/08/2008, MAF Rules Forcing Risky GE Experiments Outdoors

03/08/2008, Storm Damage to GMO field trials

31/07/2008, Zespri Staying GE-Free.

30/07/2008, Food Watchdog Praised for Withdrawing Contaminated Rice

29/07/2008, Great Leader Mourned

28/07/2008, Kiwi Fruit Growers Must Keep It Natural

25/07/2008, Forestry Industry must aim for quality

08/06/2008, NZ Farmers Warned Against GE Feed

08/06/2008, Public Losing Faith in ERMA Process

27/05/2008, NZ Delegates Fight African's over GM Tree Regulation

26/05/2008, New GE Animals a Threat to New Zealand's Export Reputation

12/05/2008, Legal Decision Paints Dim Future For GM Crops in NZ

16/04/2008, “Restore Moratorium”: GE Failures Threaten National Interest

11/04/2008, GE Push Could Prompt Civil Conflict

01/04/2008, Ground Breaking GM Case on Cauliflower, Cabbage Broccoli reserved decision

26/03/2008, GM Brassica High Court case two day hearing on 31st March.

17/03/2008, N.Z taxpayer could be left, yet again, with a contaminated GE site to clean up.

02/03/2008, Money Wasted; Public Left in Dark Over Non-GE Way to Feed World

17/02/2008, MAF Claims Rabbits 'Part of PR Stunt' in GE Trees Trial Breach

09/02/2008, NZ’s Experimental GE Brassica Could Create Resistant Insects in Just a Few Years.

01/02/2008, Food Companies Keep Faith with Consumers Over GE-Free Policy

21/01/2008, Bovine Export Ban Shows NZ Losing Out

19/01/2008, GE Animal Feed OK for Humans: Scientists' Warnings Ignored

16/01/2008, Demise of GE Sapling Trees.

15/01/2008, Containment Breach of GE Trees.

12/12/2007, Fonterra Threatened by Plan for GE Cows

20/12/2007, "Corn Chips genetically engineered but not organic"Consumer Alert

09/12/2007, Spread of GE Cows

27/11/2007, GE Plants Spread Genes into Wild Relatives

21/11/2007, Farmers Are Earning Significant Premium for Staying GM Free Says Minister

17/11/2007, Praise for Trans-Tasman Food Giant's GM-Free Policy

18/10/2007, River Fishing Would be Threatened by GM Plants

20/09/2007, ERMA To Face Legal Challenge Over GE Trials

10/09/2007, Breach of Protocols in GE Field Trial

22/08/2007, GE Vaccine Implicated In Foot and Mouth Incident

10/08/2007, FSANZ Approval of GM animal food into human food chain regardless of safety doubts

05/08/2007, Food Labelling Plan Brings Strategic Benefit for New Zealand

31/07/2007, Insurers Must Have Data to Cover GE Risks

30/07/2007, New GE Liability Laws Needed to Protect Public from Officials' Mistakes

29/07/2007, FSANZ Clearance of GE Corn Plays Russian Roulette with Our Health.

26/07/2007, GE Brassica Hearing date not set.

21/07/2007, GE Free NZ support NZFSA on stand against the use of FOS in baby formula’s.

21/07/2007, Minister Urged to Heed Scientists' Warning on Hi-Lysine Corn.

08/07/2007, NZ Authorities Must Heed New Warnings on Flawed Regulation of GE

05/07/2007, Call For Ban on GM Trees

25/06/2007, GE Brassica Trials - High Court Papers Filed Today

17/06/2007, ERMA Given Notice of Possible High Court Action

05/06/2007, Ministry for Environment takes 3 months to Respond on Flawed GE Review

29/05/2007, ERMA's GE Decision Heading Towards High Court

28/05/2007, GE Brassica Approval lacks common sense- but nice job for some

21/05/2007, Endocrine Disruption Linked to GE Crop Sprays

15/06/2007, Russian Scientists Raise Red Flag Over GE foods

07/05/2007, Official's Remain Silent as More Scientist's Warn of Risk from Approved GM Corn

04/05/2007, Report Reveals Risks to New Zealand's Insects and Soils

10/12/2006, GE Free Submission to ERMA on GMF 06001 (Bt Brassica)

20/04/2007, Compelling Evidence Presented Against GE Trial

15/03/2007, Food Authorities under scrutiny for approving harmful GE crop

12/04/2007, GE Inquiry Threatens Public Confidence in Regulators

10/04/2007, GE Decision Ring Fenced from Common Sense

12/03/2007, Sickness and Death in Animals Eating GE Bt Cotton Raises Alarm

11/02/2007, Minister must use veto to maintain food safety

09/02/2007, New Success shows way for NZ Research

08/02/2007, Concerns that Authority's Bias is compromising safety

03/02/2007, MAF Officials Subverted Rules Intended to Protect NZ

04/02/2007, ERMA Officials Warned Against Misleading Claims and Hype

23/01/2007, Council Faces Legal Challenge for Ignoring Public Submissions

04/02/2007, Proposed GE vegetable trials are "off strategy" for New Zealand and claims by Crop and Food that their research is of national benefit are ill-founded.

07/01/2007, Patent on 'Terminator' Potato Shows Labour Party Policy Lacks Moral Integrity

06/12/2006, ERMA is working hard to prevent a legal loophole resulting in hundreds of public submissions against GE field trials becoming invalid.

09/05/2006, References for 1820 Sheep died grazing on the harvested GE cotton land

19/11/2006, "Public Should Be Paid" For Challenging Misleading Scientists

13/07/2006, Removal of GE Free (NZ) from forum is totally unacceptable

16/10/2006, Contaminated Rice Row Prompts Call to Ombudsman

06/11/2006, NZ Authorities Asked to Test for GE Rice after US Contamination

09/08/2006, Drug Trial Disaster: Lessons Ignored By Authorities

31/10/2006, GM cauliflower, cabbage and broccoli - Field Trial

10/09/2006, Food Authorities Delay Response to GE Rice Contamination

03/08/2006, Approval sought to contaminate food with biofuel corn

29/06/2006, Auckland City adopt a precautionary approach to Genetically Modified Organisms

02/06/2006, Planning for Agricultural Database Ignores the Patently Obvious

05/06/2007, Ministry for Environment takes 3 months to Respond on Flawed GE Review


24. May 2006, Cancer- causing GE Therapies Signal Urgent Need for Diagnostic Tools

9. May 2006,  1820 Sheep died grazing on the harvested GE cotton land.

29. April 2006,  GE Food Alert as More Illnesses Linked to Bt Crops

12. April 2006,  Labelling Bill Needed to End Consumer Deception

7. April 2006,  New Zealand's Exporters Sent a Warning by International Protests

29. March 2006, Africa and biotech

28. March 2006, NZ speaking with a forked tongue over Terminator

27. March 2006, NZ Embassy in London Hit by Terminator Protest

23. March 2006, NZ's Billion-dollar Reputation at Risk for Backing Terminator

19. March 2006, GE recombinant drugs result in life threatening reactions

17. March 2006, Clean green image will be wrecked unless government goes with the flow

16. March 2006, NZFSA is called to test for unapproved GE contaminant in Baby Rice

11. February 2006, Forcing Unsafe GE Food on Consumers Destroys Legitimacy of WTO

09. February 2006, Whangarei vs WTO (Soil & Health Association of New Zealand)

31. January 2006, NZ Under Threat for Joining "Axis Of Evil" on Terminator

27. January 2006, Community Backing for Maori Call to Ban Terminator Seeds

10. January 2006, Ministry Urged to Act As New Study Shows GE foods May Harm Unborn Babies


23. December 2005, Big Brands Promise Kiwis a GE-Free Christmas

17. December 2005, Kellogg's "New Oil" A Turn-off at Breakfast

15. Decembe 2005r, BioEthics Council Backing for Xenotransplantation is Premature

01. December 2005, Government Scuppers "Buy NZ- Made" Campaign at First Opportunity

30. November 2005, NZ Urged to Follow Swiss Lead on GE Referendum

27. November 2005, Food Authorities Challenged for Failure to Test GE Food

24. November 2005, ERMA Warned that Decision on GE Cows May Face Legal Challenge

23. November 2005, ERMA Faces Protest over GE Cows Approval

20. November 2005, ERMA Failing Public by Forging Ahead with GE Cows

16. November 2005, New Report Sounds Warning Bells for Local Authorities

01. November 2005, Amendment Approval received for New GE Cows

09. October 2005, Call for MAF to improve biosecurity protocols

03. October 2005, Public badly let down by ERMA

28. September 2005, ERMA's exclusion of public in GE decision shows need for new Biotech Commissioner

17. September 2005, New GE Contamination Pushes Liabilty to Top of Agriculture Agenda

15. September 2005, Minister Warns Seed Companies Over GE Contamination

08. September 2005, "No Approval for New GE Cows" says ERMA

02. September 2005, Gene Transfer Found in Soil at GE Cattle Site

01. September 2005, Food Authorities Betray Consumers By Opposing Country of Origin Labelling

23. August 2005, Only stopping bulk GE imports will prevent contamination

21. August 2005, AgResearch GE Cow Application Contravenes Law: Minister Must Use "Call In" Powers

18. August 2005, GE Contamination Shows New Regulations Are Needed to Protect New Zealand's  Economy

16. August 2005, Call for Cross-Party Consensus to protect GE-free Production in New Zealand

02. August 2005, New Wave of GE Trials Must Not Sideline Public

31. July 2005, ERMA's New CEO Faces Ethical Challenge To Win Back Public Trust

28. July 2005, GM Maize Sought

27. July 2005, Law Change Needed to Recover Costs of GM Contamination

27. July 2005, Govt should have as-of-right access to GE test results

27. July 2005, Organics hampered by Govt inaction

26. July 2005, UK Scientists Find "The Impossible" Growing after GM Field Trials

24. July 2005, ERMA's Ethics to be Tested by Latest GE Cows

18. July 2005, Jim Sutton must raise isssue of compensation with US Agriculture secretary

14. July 2005, Biosecurity New Zealand's Systems Draft has Moth Holes

13. July 2005, AGResearch claims about transgenic milk are misleading

03. July 2005, GE Cows Threaten NZ Dairy Industry: Minister Must Use call-in Powers

26. June 2005, Labour Will Ruin NZ's 'Clean Green' Image

23. June 2005, Whales May Survive But New Zealand's Reputation May Not

23. June 2005, Food Recall Demanded in Light of Rat Trials of MON 863

17. June 2005, Developing Nations Slam NZ for 'May Contain GM' stance

13. June 2005, Medical Milk Could Do More Harm than Good

09. June 2005, Alarm at Increase in School Sickness : Action Needed on Bt 10

07. June 2005, Australia Threatens Sanctions over NZ Biosecurity Measures

07. June 2005, Japanese Discovery Raises New Alert on Bt 10 Corn

05. June 2005, Fear Of Boycotts as NZ De-rails International Agreement

03. June 2005, Groups Call for UN CBD Moratorium on GE Trees

02. June 2005, New Discovery of Illegal Bt10 in Corn Shipments

01. June 2005, Labour Re-discovers 'Socialism' at International Conference

31. May 2005, NZ Shamed By Stance Against Liability for GMO's

27. May 2005, Food May Be Increasing Antibiotic Resistance

25. May 2005, GE Lollies Given away to Kids Angers Parents

23. May 2005, Australia's Split from NZ on GM labels Threatens Trans-Tasman Agreement

12. May 2005, NZ Authorities Silent on "Unbelievable Sloppiness!" as EU blockades GM Corn

11. May 2005, "Catch 22" As Trans-Tasman Authority Blocks Information

03. May 2005, EU bans Illegal Corn As NZ Authorities Approve It

18. April 2005, EU Bans Bt10 Corn: NZ Authorities Urged to Take Action

16. April 2005, NZ Urged to Follow US and Fine Biotech Firm

05. April 2005, Minister Urged to Intervene on Illegal GE Corn

04. April 2005, Scientists Rubbish Official Claim that Illegal GE Corn is Safe

31. March 2005, EU Seeks New GE Testing System: NZ Urged to Halt GE Approvals

24. March 2005, US Admits Exporting Illegal GE Corn: NZ Authorities Questioned

18. March 2005, Defeat of GE Moratorium Bill Threatens Biotech Future

15. March 2005, Cadbury's GE Ice Cream Confuses Consumers

14. March 2005, Kiwis Mark World Consumers Rights Day: People Around the World Say No To GMO

10. March 2005, New Zealand Urged to Help Iraqi Farmers

07. March 2005, Study Raises New Health Concerns Over Agro-Chemical Used on GE Plants

02. March 2005, Minister Misleading Parliament over Terminator Support

21. February 2005, Illegal GE Corn Turns Up In Food

20. February 2005, MAF's Flawed Biosecurity Policy Sabotages Corn Crop

18. February 2005, New Zealand Institute of Gene Ecology: Responsibility Urged Over Terminator Tech Release

16. February 2005, Minister Misleading Public Over Terminator Trials

14. February 2005, Minister Must Reject Unethical Research on Terminator Seeds or Resign

11. February 2005, Kiwi Farmers Import Sheep's Ear for Cloning: A Threat to NZ Exports

10. February 2005, Stop Terminator!" Government Urged as Canada threatens International Consensus

08. February 2005, NZ Farmers Warned Over Loss of Access to Seed

07. February 2005, GE Company Seeks Approval for Animal Feed in Human Food

01. February 2005, GE Free NZ: Commerce Commission Warn Consumers 'Check Labels'

26. January 2005, Consumers Deceived as US GE Corn Arrives on Supermarket Shelves

09. January 2005, GE "Dialogue" Research a 'Waste of Time'

19. December 2004, High Court Decision Leaves GE Sites Exposed

09. December 2004, GE "Dialogue" Research a 'Waste of Time'

01. December 2004, Public back concerns over soil contamination: National audit needed

28. November 2004, Refusal to Monitor Soil Health Puts NZ at Risk

19. November 2004, Scepticism over GE " Breakthrough" : Crop and Food barking up wrong tree"

11. November 2004, US Government Report Warns "Mill GM Seeds to Stop Contamination"

08. November 2004, 'GE Solution' Threatens More Than Just Possums

31. October 2004, Seed Purity Laws Vital to Protect NZ's Future

30. October 2004, Referendum on GE-free Option Is Government's Best Antidote to Protests

21. October 2004, Exports Threatened by National's 'Corngate' Policy

20. October 2004, Lesson of Corngate is to Make Leaf-disc Tests Compulsory

13. October 2004, New Seed Security Measures a Boon For NZ Farming

4. October 2004, New Seed Security Measures a Boon For NZ Farming

23. September 2004, No system to recall Monsanto Corn as confusion reigns

20. September 2004, Food Authorities 'OK' Rat Trial Data on GM corn

19. September 2004, Demand for Recall of Suspect GM Corn Has Food Authorities Scrambling

06. September 2004, Breaches Undermine Public and Investor Confidence in GM regulators

02. September 2004, MAF's Plans for GE thresholds Threaten NZ's Economy"

24. August 2004, Welcome Mat for Biotech Investment Must Have Strings Attached

21. August 2004, HART bill changes "a sham response" to public concern over Human GE

01. August 2004, GE Free NZ calls for tests on maize to determine if cause of contamination
is Phytoremediation

28. July 2004, MAF warned against GE seed sellout

2.  July 2004,  MAF Liability for GE Costs Must Be Passed to Gene Company

20. Juny 2004,  Concern over GE experiments reaches High Court

3.  Juny 2004,  GM Labelling Failure puts Brand Reputations On Line

2.  Juny 2004,  "Double Standards" in Government's Acceptance of Corngate Payout

30.  May 2004,  Concern at ERMA delegates approval of new GM food experiments

23.  May 2004,  ERMA challenged over cavalier attitude to science

15.  May 2004,  Emergency: Government Must Set up Fund for GE Contamination

13.  May 2004,  GM Maize threatens future seed purity

12.  May 2004,  GE Polluters must be held liable

12.  May 2004,  Shadow cast on GE foods as Monsanto drops GE wheat

09.  May 2004,  NZ Government ban on GE tree trials essential

06.  May 2004,  Hope that New GE Vote may counter MPs' ignorance

06.  May 2004,  Scientists in fear of GM industry Backlash

30.  April 2004, Antibiotic Resistance behind withdrawal of GM Maize

29.  April 2004, NZ government urged to defend EU against US law suit

26.  April 2004, TVNZ guilty of breach of standards

1.  April 2004,   "Faulty testing of GE corn puts NZ maize under a cloud."

31.  March 2004, Public Urged to oppose GE wheat Application

29.  March 2004, "Iowa's "pharma crop" could decimate New Zealand's exports

24.  March 2004, NZ risks squandering opportunity of the century

23.  March 2004, Councils can make their own rulings on GE

20.  March 2004, Praise for Supermarkets' GE-free chicken

11.  March 2004, PPL collapses- Is Monsanto Next?

11.  March 2004, GE companies will be held 'Liable'- says UK Government

10.  March 2004, Concern over GE link to fever and vomiting

8.  March 2004, US Contamination Shows Need to Re-establish Moratorium

4.  March 2004, US County Bans GE Crops

3.  March 2004, NZ submissions overwhelm Australian Labelling committee

29.  February 2004, Scientist breaks protocol with urgent warning on GE food

25.  February 2004, Floods illustrate risks of accidental spread of GE

21.  February 2004, Mr Bolger too late to save sheep or scientific credibility

20.  February 2004, GE Piggies go to market in Quebec

19.  February 2004, GE Wheat Application a threat to New Zealand’s daily bread

09.  February 2004, Call for Change in Research Funding as GE Fails where Conventional Breeding Succeeds

04.  February 2004, Warning on NZ GE animals as avian flu jumps to humans

03.  February 2004, Call for NZ ban on Pharmaceutical crops - 100% separation unachievable

20.  January 2004, Ban called on human and animal stem cell experimentation as hybrid cells created

19.  January 2004, GM Contamination a threat to Regulation- NZ needs to back EU

15.  January 2004, Crop and Food selling NZ a 'lemon' as sister agency drops GE Wheat Project

14.  January 2004, New Data prompts demand for ERMA to reconsider ‘science’ of GE onions

13.  January 2004, Sir Peter Elworthy’s legacy: the protection of New Zealand

22.  December 2003, ERMA decision fails the test of good science

22.  December 2003, Seminis- GE onion Partner- Blamed for Contaminating Tomatoes

19.  December 2003, Timing of Erma Decision insensitive to Christmas

11.  December 2003, Sell-out Over Country of Origin Labelling

11.  December 2003, NZ falling behind EU on Legal liability

7.  December 2003, Veil of Secrecy prompts Ombudsman Appeal

4.  December 2003, Farmers must get cash for Contamination

28. November 2003, GM-Free Labelling "Impossible"

27. November 2003, Oversized Fish Cause Concern

27. November 2003, Scientific Data goes Up in Smoke

26. November 2003, Conflict Looms Over GE-free Labels

25. November 2003, ERMA Warned over Inadequate Scientific Monitoring of GE Animals

21. November 2003, GM Contamination of Mexican Maize

17. November 2003, Overseas markets need urgent Government reassurance on GE release.

13. November 2003, Secret planning a threat to food safety

11. November 2003, Scientists warn of risk to consumers from lack of tests on GE food

10. November 2003, Science compromised in GE Decisions

7. November 2003, Authorities Turn Blind Eye to Containment Breach

7. November 2003, Restructuring Risks Undermining NZ Export Reputation

6. November 2003, Soil tests useless as GE Onions study riddled with flaws

4. November 2003, Organic food production could be forced out of existence

4. November 2003, ERMA faces 'defining' Cultural Test

2. November 2003, Onion application a disgrace

1. November 2003, Media Advisory

30. October 2003, Dismay as ERMA blocks hundreds from GE Hearings

30. October 2003, Government does "dirty work" for biotech industry

29. October 2003, Anger as ERMA reveals planning for GE release

24. October 2003, Biotech Companies Cause Havoc with GE contamination

23. October 2003, Zero Threshold for GE contamination welcomed.

22. October 2003, Call for Resignation as MP Dumps Democracy

20. October 2003, Call for Legal Challenge to protect GE-free production

17. October 2003, Britain's Farm Scale Evaluations on GE Crops show caution needed

16. October 2003, Scientist says destruction of GE sheep a national scandal

16. October 2003, PSRG release Open Letter to the New Zealand Government

15. October 2003, Government criticised for failing to monitor health risks

15. October 2003, MP's betray National interest

15. October 2003, GE Minister called to Account for Misleading Statements

13. October 2003, Government loses credibility on GE science and democracy

13. October 2003, Nation pleas for government to protect GE-free production

10. October 2003, Councils call for GE moratorium extension

10. October 2003, Revealed: Hundreds of Acres of GE trials Planned

9. October 2003, Physicians & Scientists for Responsible Genetics

9. October 2003, Insurance refused for Government's Irresponsible GE Gamble

7. October 2003, Time New Zealand exercised its right to ban GE crops

6. October 2003, Government Abandons GM-Free production

27. September 2003, More proof that Government must legislate to preserve GE free production

24. September 2003, Scientists back extension of GE moratorium in challenge to ERMA

24. September 2003, No Resolution of Problems in Sight

23. September 2003, Otago GE research confirms national interest in protecting GE-free food supply

19. September 2003, Co-existence does not work.

18. September 2003, PPL Therapeutics in financial collapse.

18. September 2003, GE contamination may impact protocol ratification

16. September 2003, PSRG calls for the reinstatement of the GE Moratorium

15. September 2003, Industry lobby rules GE policy

5. September 2003, Parents denied ‘right to know’ what they are feeding their babies

4. September 2003, Garlic industry crushed

29. August 2003, Minister says she supports 'informed choice' for customers

20. August 2003, Call for ban on Genetically Engineered Humans

18. August 2003, Secrecy over GE onions rings alarm bells

13. August 2003, Gene Patents - profiteers must carry liability too

11. August 2003, ERMA urged to support Moratorium on GE-release

11. August 2003,  Government Must Quit Unethical Attack on EU at WTO

8. August 2003,  Finding Alternative Source for Seed is NOT "impossible"

8. August 2003,  ERMA urged to support Moratorium on GE-release

6. August 2003,  Meacher warns select committee and government ministers of GE risks

2. August 2003,  Audit vindicates public's lack of confidence in ERMA's regulation of GE

1. August, 2003, ACT and Aliens back Life Sciences Push on GE

1. August, 2003, Monsanto's safety tests riddled with flaws

31. July 2003,   Prince Charles joins GE-Free campaign

30. July 2003,   Issue "Bigger than Nuclear" says GE-Free Conference

25. July 2003,   Law must protect GE-free production- MPs told

23. July 2003,   Planting of GE Trees Prompts Export Warning

22. July 2003,   NZFSA study to help establish safety of herbicides

19. July 2003,   NZ government subsidizing biotech at public expense

18. July 2003,   GE Trees planted out last week

18. July 2003,   Bio-security warning over disposal of GE Sheep

17. July 2003,   Minister should call in application until 'independence' of scientific advisors is evaluated

17. July 2003,   Time to rethink ‘animal bioreactors’ as sheep set for slaughter.

16. July 2003,   GM problems "the tip of the iceberg"

15. July 2003,   Wrong to seek ERMA judgement on Safety of GE onions

14. July 2003,   GE Onions application should be withdrawn

11. July 2003,   More GE corn contamination

10. July 2003,   GE onions have “no benefit “ for New Zealand

9. July 2003,   Answers needed on GE Corn Liability and seed imports

8. July 2003,   ERMA cancels more public GE public meetings

7. July 2003,   ERMA expertise and independent risk assessment lacking

7. July 2003,   Hold GM Company liable for contamination costs

5. July 2003,   Choice between moratorium or NZ economy

3. July 2003,   Northland  Council Chairman’s Report on GE

1. July 2003,   Biotech lobby wants "don't look - don't find" strategy

28. June 2003, Kaipara District Council decides to stay GE free

26. June 2003, ERMA approval could cost the taxpayers millions

26. June 2003, BioEthics Council and NZ Catholic Bishops call for more public scrutiny

22. June 2003, Disposal of GE sheep presents massive biosecurity problem

19. June 2003, Authorities admit there were NO clinical trials on GE food

17. June 2003, Demand for New Zealand Laws to make GE companies liable

13. June 2003, Public submissions must not be discarded

11. June 2003, Supermarkets reject GE Foods

6. June 2003, GE Free call to enforce proper labeling of GE foods

6. June 2003, Scientists back Rural Women's stance on GE moratorium

6. June 2003, More international scientists warn against GE

5. June 2003, Land Values threatened by GE release- Surveyors Warn

4. June 2003, Call to Government for "People's Contract" as GE Contaminates Wheat

30. May 2003, Report shows GE will not feed the world 

27. May 2003, School children vulnerable to biotech industry PR 

22. May 2003, ERMA refuses soil-testing despite plan for more GE sheep 

21. May 2003, GM contaminates organic farms