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E aku rangatira, tēnā koutou katoa. Ka nui te honore ki te mihi ki a koutou.

It is a pleasure to be here today to open this event, celebrating 20 years of the Food Treaty.

I want to use this opportunity to highlight the importance and success of the Food Treaty for both Australia and New Zealand, and also give my thoughts on some of the topics you will be hearing about today, including the future of food regulation.

 

Importance of trans-Tasman relationship and success of the Food Treaty

  • Jo Goodhew
  • Food Safety

E aku rangatira, tēnā koutou katoa. Ka nui te honore ki te mihi ki a koutou.

I would like to start by acknowledging:

  • Apiculture New Zealand and the newly elected board members
  • Scott Gallacher, Deputy-Director General, Regulatory & Assurance, MPI

It is a pleasure to be here today at the first ever Apiculture New Zealand National Conference.

It is great to see the establishment of Apiculture New Zealand, and the unification of the apiculture industry that this represents.

  • Jo Goodhew
  • Primary Industries

Government’s Priorities for the New Zealand Forestry Sector [Slide 1 – title slide]

E āku rangatira, tēnā koutou katoa. Ka nui te honore ki te mihi ki a koutou.

Good morning. Thank you to (Dr) James (Buwalda) for the introduction, I am delighted to be here today.

I would also like to thank the New Zealand Forest Owners Association (FOA) for the invitation to present, as well as to the other conference organisers:

  • Jo Goodhew
  • Primary Industries

E aku rangatira, tēnā koutou katoa. Ka nui te honore ki te mihi ki a koutou.

It is a pleasure to be here again to discuss challenges facing the dairy sector.

I have just been at the launch of ANZ’s Insights Report ‘Hungry for growth’ where I spoke about the key challenges of distance and scale for New Zealand’s food industry.

  • Jo Goodhew
  • Primary Industries

E aku rangatira, tēnā koutou katoa. Ka nui te honore ki te mihi ki a koutou.

Lesa, thank you for your kind invitation. I'm delighted to join you all for the annual meeting of Charities Services.

I would like to acknowledge members of the Independent Charities Registration Board here today; Roger Holmes Miller, Simon Karipa, and Caren Rangi. You have a challenging and important role, having to decide whether the law allows you to register – or sometimes deregister – charities. Thank you.

  • Jo Goodhew
  • Community and Voluntary Sector

E aku Rangatira Tena koutou katoa.

Ka nui te honore ki te mihi ki a koutou

Distinguished audience Greetings to you all.

It is my pleasure to speak with you at this time.

Tonight I will talk about New Zealand’s forests, and how the New Zealand government is supporting the industry in a focused and targeted way.

We have specific challenges to address, and we want to add value to the industry as a whole.

This Congress is all about collaboration and learning from each other.

  • Jo Goodhew
  • Primary Industries

E aku rangatira, tēnā koutou katoa. Ka nui te honore ki te mihi ki a koutou.

Welcome everyone, it is a pleasure to be here. This conference is a fantastic opportunity for us to gather together and generate great new ideas and launch new initiatives that will lead to stronger communities.

As a group, you already have a track record - the 2012 conference resulted in the One Fish Solutions; which is up and running helping organisations figure out where they are going, what they are doing, and how they can grow.

  • Jo Goodhew
  • Community and Voluntary Sector

E aku rangatira, tēnā koutou katoa. Ka nui te honore ki te mihi ki a koutou.

Welcome

  • Jo Goodhew
  • Social Development

E aku rangatira, tēnā koutou katoa. Ka nui te honore ki te mihi ki a koutou. Tēnā koutou katoa.

Thanks and acknowledgements:

  • Guy Wills (general manager of NIG nutritionals)
  • Matt Bolton (owner of Oete farms)
  • Board and staff from New Image and Good Health

Apparently Captain James Cook had a taste for goat milk, and took a goat along with him on his maiden voyage to New Zealand. This was the beginning of a long established history of goat milk in this country.

  • Jo Goodhew
  • Food Safety

E aku rangatira, tēnā koutou katoa. Ka nui te honore ki te mihi ki a koutou.

It is a pleasure to speak at the conference dinner this evening.

This is the first time I have had the opportunity to talk with you all as a group since the election and since again taking responsibility for the forestry portfolio.

For almost two and a half years now I have visited our regions and spoken to a wide range of people in the forestry industry to help me gain a better understanding of how the forestry and wood sector works, and where the potential opportunities lie.

  • Jo Goodhew
  • Primary Industries

E aku rangatira, tēnā koutou, katoa. Ka nui te honore ke te mihi ki a koutou.

Thank you for inviting me back to open your conference this year.  I am pleased to be here with New Zealand’s most influential fundraisers and to speak to you as Minister for the Community and Voluntary Sector.

  • Jo Goodhew
  • Community and Voluntary Sector

E aku rangatira, tēnā koutou katoa. Ka nui te honore ki te mihi ki a koutou.

Good morning everyone, and thank you for joining us here today.

Before I get started I would like to thank Jamie Falloon for hosting us on his property.

I also want to extend a welcome to your local MP Alastair Scott and thank the hard working staff at the Ministry for Primary Industries who have put this event in place.

  • Jo Goodhew
  • Primary Industries

E aku rangatira, tēnā koutou katoa. Ka nui te honore ki te mihi ki a koutou.

Good afternoon everyone.  I am very pleased to be here for the culmination of Ākina Foundations first Launchpad accelerator programme.

There has been a lot of hard work for the six months leading up to this event. Congratulations to the Launchpad teams for their dedication - your projects are valuable contributions to real issues. 

  • Jo Goodhew
  • Community and Voluntary Sector

E rau rangatira ma   

Kua tai mai nei tēnei huihuinga mo tēnei kaupapa tino nui

Tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou katoa.

Ko Jo Goodhew toku ingoa.

Ko ahau te Minita Tuarua o Manatū Ahu Matua i te haepapa mo nga ngaherehere.

Welcome to this beautiful location, and historic event.

Thank-you to the Incorporation for my warm welcome here today.

I would like to start by acknowledging, from the incorporation:

  • Jo Goodhew
  • Primary Industries

E aku rangatira, tēnā koutou katoa. Ka nui te honore ki te mihi ki a koutou katoa.

[Translation: Distinguished members of the Committee, greetings to you all. It is a great honour to greet you all at this important event today].

Your Excellencies, the Governor-General of New Zealand, Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae, and Lady Janine Mateparae,  Trust Chair, Rachael Selby and Trustees, Fellows and guests.

  • Jo Goodhew
  • Community and Voluntary Sector

John [Hon John Luxton, Chair Dairy NZ], Tim [Tim Mackle Chief Executive] and members of the Dairy NZ Board for organizing this event.

I would like to acknowledge my Parliamentary colleagues: Hon Damien O’Connor, Ian McKelvie, Barbara Kuriger, and Fletcher Tabuteau.

There are also a large number of CE’s and leaders from business, government and local government here, including Kingi Smiler, Chairman of Miraka and Laurie Margrain, Chairman for Open Country Dairy, and Martyn Dunne, Director General of the Ministry for Primary Industries.

  • Jo Goodhew
  • Primary Industries
  • Food Safety

Good afternoon everyone, and welcome to the second Primary Growth Partnership Expo.

I want to start by acknowledging the industry partners who have committed to the PGP programmes; the business leaders who have supported these projects, and MPI and PGP programme partners who have organised today’s Expo.

I would like to pass on Minister Guy’s apologies for his absence today. He is currently leading a trade and enterprise mission to India and Sri Lanka.

  • Jo Goodhew
  • Primary Industries

E aku rangatira, tēnā koutou katoa.  Ka nui te honore ki te mihi ki a koutou.

Good afternoon everyone.

I am delighted to have been reappointed as Minister for the Community and Voluntary Sector, to have the chance to once again address you and I am looking forward to continuing the partnership between Government and your sector over the next three years.

I am an immensely proud supporter of your work and want to thank you all for your valuable contribution. You are making New Zealand a better place.

  • Jo Goodhew
  • Community and Voluntary Sector