New Zealand Embassy Tokyo, Japan
The Innovation to Industry Functional Food Seminar (I2I) was held in Tokyo 20-24 May 2013. The New Zealand delegation comprised representatives from the Riddet Institute, Plant and Food Research Limited, AgResearch, Callaghan Innovation, Massey University, University of Auckland, Otago University, Fonterra, ANZCO, Manuka Health, Nutrizeal, Fonterra, Separex, and Douglas Pharmaceuticals.
Research released by the New Zealand Asia Institute today has found that Japan joining the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) could potentially trigger a revitalisation of its agriculture sector.
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New Zealand Finance Minister Bill English delivered the 2013 budget today, which included a series of hard-hitting reforms aimed at bursting the housing bubble and providing affordable housing for low income families.