Meat industry organisations
These organisations represent or work alongside the meat and animal product industries in New Zealand. Some may be able to help you develop a risk management programme.
Abattoirs Association of New Zealand
An industry group representing the interests of abattoirs licensed to process ovine, porcine, and bovine species. Retail Meat New Zealand acts as the administrator for the Abattoirs Association.
- Phone: 09 489 0879
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Beef & Lamb New Zealand
Beef & Lamb New Zealand is responsible for the generic marketing of New Zealand beef and lamb on the domestic market.
Competenz (Industry Training Organisation)
Competenz works with the retail meat industry to develop skilled and qualified butchers.
Deer Industry New Zealand (DINZ)
DINZ is responsible for promoting and assisting the development of the New Zealand deer industry.
Meat Industry Association of New Zealand Inc (MIA)
This voluntary trade association represents New Zealand meat processors, marketers, and exporters.
Primary Industry Training Organisation (Primary ITO)
The Primary ITO works with meat industry organisations to develop training and qualifications that align with best practice and industry expectations. They also administer apprenticeship schemes in the farming and processing sectors.
New Zealand Renderers Group
The New Zealand Renderers Group is a semi-autonomous committee of the Meat Industry Association of New Zealand Inc (MIA). Membership consists of all members of the MIA, along with independent processor or exporter renderers (active members) and associate members.
Retail Meat New Zealand (RMNZ)
RMNZ represents the interests and views of butchers, supermarket meat departments, smallgoods manufacturers, wholesalers, and local meat processors involved in the retail markets.
The Federated Farmers Meat & Wool Industry Group
This group represents the interests of New Zealand’s meat and fibre producers through the meat and fibre industry group council.
- Phone: 0800 32 76 46
- Email: email@example.com
- Website: Meat & Wool – Federated Farmers of New Zealand
The Federated Farmers Rural Butchers Industry Group
This group represents the interests of rural butchers, including dual operators, homekill butchers, and homekill contractors.