NZ Out in Front on GM Sterile Seeds

An international understanding restraining the use of techniques to make plants sterile is being challenged by a small group of countries that includes New Zealand. Decisions are scheduled to …
22 March 2006|Topics: , , ,

NZ Seeks Break With UN Understanding on Sterile Seeds

Cabinet papers released under the Official Information Act show New Zealand seeks the option to authorise field trials for GM plants that produce sterile seeds. At present, an international …
22 March 2006|Topics: , ,

Foreign Affair’s Stance on GM Liability Provokes Laughter at Talks

New Zealand negotiators at a conference on liability for GMOs have effectively proposed that the four year programme to develop an international liability regime should aim at agreeing no …
31 May 2005|Topics: , , ,