Darfield (New Zealand)

Type: City
Name: Darfield (New Zealand)
Country: New Zealand
Latitude: -43.48
Longitude: 172.119995
population: 1,593
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Top genetic selection produces biggest antlers

Producing deer with some of the biggest antlers in New Zealand takes careful genetic selection and a dollop of luck, says South Canterbury deer farmer Chris Petersen.Just as others follow the breeding lines of thoroughbred racehorses, Petersen does the ... [Published Southland Times - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Rain, wind lashes West Coast, Alps

Significant surface flooding is making driving dangerous on several key West Coast routes.Surface flooding has been reported on State Highway 73 from Otira to Kumara Junction on the road from Arthur's Pass to Greymouth and is posing a threat to motorists ... [Published The Press NZ - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Selwyn annual plan adopted (Fuseworks)

Selwyn District Council’s has adopted its Annual Plan for the next 12 months.The plan includes a new roading rate of $60 per rating unit (household)."The level of traffic is increasing on both our urban and rural roads and in many cases the seal is aging ... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

Fonterra chief still sees NZ as dairy world envy

Fonterra chief executive Theo Spierings. Photo by the NZHerald.When Theo Spierings first joined Fonterra as its chiefexecutive, he described Fonterra - and possibly New Zealand -as the envy of the dairy world.Two years and nine months later, Mr Spierings ... [Published Otago Daily Times - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

Former chair returns to deer industry board

Clive Jermy OMNZ, a well-known red deer stud breeder, has been appointed to the board of Deer Industry New Zealand (DINZ) for a three-year term. He is one of four producer board members, replacing Tim Aitken, Hawkes Bay.Mr Jermy is a former board chair, ... [Published Voxy.co.nz - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 1 reports

Rotary valve systems for milk powder dryer

AUCKLAND -  Specialist manufacturer GEA Nu-Con has supplied two giant rotary valves for the world’s largest milk powder dryer at Fonterra’s site in Darfield, New Zealand.The custom built DT 2000 -16 valves, each capable of handling 20 tonnes of powder ... [Published Bulk Inside - Jun 19 2014]
First reported Jun 18 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 1 reports

Fonterra creates new management role

Fonterra has appointed Robert Spurway as managing director global operations, a newly-created position on Fonterra’s management team.Chief executive Theo Spierings said Spurway was uniquely qualified for the position.“Robert is currently Acting Director ... [Published IFI Online - Jun 18 2014]
First reported Jun 18 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 1 reports

The World’s Largest Dairy Spray Dryer Completes its First Season

From the moment it was announced that Fonterra had awarded GEA Process Engineering the contract to build this milestone dairy spray dryer, it has attracted considerable interest in the industry. The dryer, Darfield D2, is the second of two at Fonterra’s ... [Published PROCESS and CONTROL TODAY - Jun 18 2014]
First reported Jun 13 2014 - Updated Jun 13 2014 - 1 reports

The World’s Largest Dairy Spray Dryer Completes its First Season

With the end of the milking season in New Zealand, the world’s largest dairy spray dryer has successfully completed its first season. Fonterra’s 30 tonne/hour milk powder plant at Darfield, New Zealand, has been in full operation since being started up ... [Published Process Industry Informer - Jun 13 2014]
First reported Jun 09 2014 - Updated Jun 10 2014 - 5 reports

New managing director global operations for Fonterra

Robert Spurway has been appointed as Fonterra ’s managing director global operations, a newly created position on Fonterra’s management team. Spurway’s new role will commence on 1 August.“Robert is currently acting director New Zealand Operations in NZ ... [Published FoodProcessing - Jun 10 2014]
First reported Jun 09 2014 - Updated Jun 09 2014 - 1 reports

Letter: Fed Farmers off on wrong tangent

OPINION: Among growing concern about our changing climate and calls for rapid transition to a low emissions economy, Federated Farmers strike an odd note.Spokesman William Rolleston called methane's role in rising emissions a ''political construct'' and ... [Published Dominion Post - Jun 09 2014]
First reported Jun 05 2014 - Updated Jun 05 2014 - 1 reports

A man who used his gift well

It was only in April that Morrison, a Darfield identity who died on May 26, watched over a symbolic turning of a sod for the $375 million Central Plains Water project, of which he was the founding chairman.Bull said the Central Plains ceremony was a highlight ... [Published FWplus - Jun 05 2014]

Quotes

"I know all the top stags and hinds in New Zealand. I study them."
"The level of traffic is increasing on both our urban and rural roads and in many cases the seal is aging so it is important that we continue to invest in roading maintenance and renewal work to prevent the amount of maintenance work needed in the future from escalating" says Selwyn Mayor Kelvin Coe
"The storm weather condition are starting to ease, but ... we need everyone to slow down, drive to the conditions and be prepared for debris on the roads."
Business NZ also warns of dire consequences for rural centres: "Smaller communities with older buildings could struggle to pay for extensive upgrading and might be forced to pull them down."

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Top genetic selection produces biggest antlers [Published Southland Times - Jul 11 2014]
Selwyn annual plan adopted (Fuseworks) [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Jun 25 2014]
Rain, wind lashes West Coast, Alps [Published The Press NZ - Jun 25 2014]
Fonterra chief still sees NZ as dairy world envy [Published Otago Daily Times - Jun 23 2014]
Former chair returns to deer industry board [Published Voxy.co.nz - Jun 23 2014]
Rural communities face uncertain future [Published Wanganui Chronicle - Jun 21 2014]
Milking sheep for all they’re worth [Published Interest.co.nz - Jun 20 2014]
Rotary valve systems for milk powder dryer [Published Bulk Inside - Jun 19 2014]
Fonterra creates new management role [Published IFI Online - Jun 18 2014]
The World’s Largest Dairy Spray Dryer Completes... [Published PROCESS and CONTROL TODAY - Jun 18 2014]
The World’s Largest Dairy Spray Dryer Completes... [Published Process Industry Informer - Jun 13 2014]
New managing director global operations for Fon... [Published FoodProcessing - Jun 10 2014]
Fonterra names new global operations head [Published Dairy Reporter - Jun 09 2014]
Spurway to lead Fonterra globally [Published FWplus - Jun 09 2014]
Fonterra appoints global operations managing di... [Published FWplus - Jun 09 2014]
Fonterra appoints MD Global Operations [Published Voxy.co.nz - Jun 09 2014]
Letter: Fed Farmers off on wrong tangent [Published Dominion Post - Jun 09 2014]
A man who used his gift well [Published FWplus - Jun 05 2014]
Fonterra Shareholder Fund debuts at $6.66 on NZX [Published Topnews.in - Dec 03 2012]
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