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About DCANZ

The Dairy Companies Association of New Zealand (DCANZ) was formally constituted in Wellington on 18 July 2003. The five foundation members were Fonterra Co-operative Group, Tatua Co-operative Dairy Company, Westland Milk Products, Mainland Products and Goodman Fielder.

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About NZ Dairy Industry

About NZDI

Dairy cattle were first imported by European settlers in the early 19th Century to provide milk, butter and cheese for local supply. As early as 1846, only six years after the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi, the first exports began. By 1882 New Zealand was exporting the first refrigerated shipment.

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Budget Biosecurity Announcements
22 May 2015 Media release by the Dairy Companies Association of New Zealand (DCANZ) Budget biosecurity announcements a good response to changing risks The Dairy Companies Association of New Zealand (DCANZ) has welcomed the 2015 budget announcements in support of better biosecurity outcomes. “Short of a major volcanic eruption in Auckland there is very little that trumps the impact that a biosecurity incursion could have on the New Zealand economy. A bad biosecurity incursion would shut down exports and derail much of our country’s productive capability.” says DCANZ Chairman Malcolm Bailey “Unlike a volcanic eruption, there are things we can do as a country to lessen the risk of a biosecurity incursion. DCANZ thanks the Government for its commitment...
Media release by the Dairy Companies Association of New Zealand (DCANZ)
Friday 20 March 2015 Media release by the Dairy Companies Association of New Zealand (DCANZ) TPP OPPORTUNITY FOR DAIRY MUST NOT BE MISSED The Dairy Companies Association of New Zealand (DCANZ) has joined with national dairy organisations from Australia and the United States in appealing for their governments to progress a swift but successful conclusion to the TPP negotiations. “We have a historic opportunity to remove distortions from the dairy market in the Asia-Pacific region. Our governments must grab hold of this.” Said DCANZ Chairman Malcolm Bailey “TPP outcomes must be ambitious, comprehensive and commercially meaningful for dairy along with other products. We understand that progress is being made in the negotiations but that it still falls shor...

DCANZ Members

  Fonterra   Tatua   Westland  
 
  Goodman Fielder   Open Country   Synlait  
 
  Miraka   DGC   Oceania Dairy  
 
  Gardians      

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