Thursday, July 17, 2014

New Zealand Manuka Honey Network Proposed

Radio News Zealand, 7/15/2014
A coalition wants to build a manuka honey industry driven by Maori with the aim of increasing employment for rural tangata whenua on tribal land.
The Miere Coalition is talking to iwi across the country about developing a network that would work with Maori landowners, beekeepers and iwi on areas such as procurement and exporting.
Project director Victor Goldsmith said eight iwi had signed up to the idea of a network…

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