Dairy New Zealand is the agency that represents all New Zealand dairy farmers. Dairy NZ provides services including, but not restricted to, advocacy, policy representation, research and development, extension, economics, and development of farmer and supply chain resources and education.
Beef+Lamb New Zealand Ltd is the farmer-owned industry organisation representing New Zealand's sheep and beef farmers. Beef+Lamb NZ provides services including, but not restricted to:
DINZ is responsible for promoting and assisting the development of the New Zealand deer industry. DINZ has a worldwide co-ordination role through research and promotion of quality products derived from deer, especially venison, velvet and co-products.
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is tasked with:
The ministry advises on animal health policy including:
MPI contributes to NAIT funding (30%) and TBfree (40%) programmes on behalf of the government. The remaining funding is provided through levies from beef, dairy and deer industries.