Baden–Wurttemberg Minister of Agriculture in New Zealand
Enlarge image Minister of Agriculture Peter Hauk, Ambassador Thiedemann and NZ Minister of Agriculture Damian O’Connor (© Monique Surges) A meeting between Baden–Wurttemberg Minister of Agriculture Peter Hauk and his New Zealand counterpart Damien O'Connor on 1 November marked the first bilateral ministerila event with the new New Zealand government. Minister Hauk visited the country accompanied by an agricultural delegation. The visit was managed by ther German New Zealand Chamber of Commerce (GNZCC), Auckland, and the German Embassy in Wellington.
Points of interest focused on the dairy and meat industries as well as sheep rearing, winemaking and forestry. Both countries perform strongly in the field of modern agricultural production and marketing and profited from an exchange of ideas and perspectives.