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Amid Dirty Politics ‘Another Free Election Bites the Dust’?

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:19:16 +1200 | Juliet Bonnay

‘The Moment of Truth’ in the Auckland Town Hall on Monday night was not about Kim Dotcom. It was about New Zealand. More specifically, it was about New Zealand’s ability to hold onto its democracy and remain an independent sovereign nation. Ironically, ...More >>

Market Eases Slightly

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:42:17 +1200 | Wool Services International

New Zealand Wool Services International Limited’s General Manager, Mr John Dawson reports that the wool sale held in Napier today was firm to slightly easier in comparison to the previous North Island sale held on the 4th September.More >>

Exports in permanent decline under National

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:41:32 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

Exports under National are in permanent decline – a result that causes long-term damage to our country’s wealth and makes Bill English’s admission that he has no new ideas all the more serious, Labour’s Finance spokesperson David Parker says.More >>

Nutricia needs 18 months to recover from botulism scare: CEO

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:46:09 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Sept. 17 (BusinessDesk) - Danone Nutricia chief executive Corine Tap said it would take the infant formula manufacturer 18 months to recover from the adverse effects of the Fonterra Cooperative Group botulism scare.More >>

Molkerei Ammerland Completes First Sweet Whey Powder Auction

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:45:54 +1200 | Global Dairy Trade

Sweet whey powder has been sold for the first time on GlobalDairyTrade (GDT), the world’s leading online dairy auction platform, with Molkerei Ammerland selling the product they offered at their first trading event.More >>

Consumers want answers, yet companies fail to Front Up

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:40:36 +1200 | Slingshot

New Zealanders are paying a premium for products but the companies who set the prices either don’t care or are refusing to justify their mark ups, according to Frontup.co.nz. More >>

Burgerfuel Opens Egypt No.2

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:23:37 +1200 | BurgerFuel

BurgerFuel Worldwide has announced the opening of their second restaurant in Cairo, Egypt this week, closely following the opening of the first in Maadi, Cairo, in May of this year. More >>

SME Exporters Enjoy Golden Growth Period

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:15:49 +1200 | MYOB

New Zealand’s SME export sector has enjoyed a period of major growth over the last year, with many planning to invest in increasing staff and wages in expectation of another solid year ahead. More >>

TPPA a Sellout to American Corporate Greed

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:15:24 +1200 | Internet MANA

New Zealand will become a permanent prisoner to the United States’ greed and global arrogance if the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) isn’t stopped, warns Internet MANA.More >>

Qantas Offers Additional Services to Wellington

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:53:54 +1200 | Qantas

Qantas has published four additional return Boeing 737-800 services to Wellington from 19 to 23 December 2014 to cater for increased demand over the holiday period. More >>

Key knew tourism business being sold out by foreign owners

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:33:18 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

John Key was aware that a highly successful tourism business would be shut down because new foreign buyers were cutting its access rights to farmland, Labour MP Clayton Cosgrove says.More >>

Public Sector & TISA: On the cusp of something very special?

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:16:52 +1200 | Public Good

Is the National Party keeping some things out of sight in case they frighten the electorate? Here is some worrying evidence that this may be the case.More >>

NZ balance of payments deficit hits cyclical low point

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 10:54:36 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Sept. 17 (BusinessDesk) - The annual deficit in New Zealand’s dealings with the rest of the world fell, in line with consensus forecasts, to 2.5 percent of gross domestic product in the year to June 30, hitting what economists expect will prove ...More >>

CORRECT: Dairy product prices rise from two-year low

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:10:19 +1200 | BusinessDesk

(Fixes sweet whey powder sale in 6th, 7th graphs, clarifies GDT price in 2nd graph) More >>

NZ dollar holds gains as dairy auction looms

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:44:18 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Sept. 16 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar held gains in local trading after weak US industrial production sapped demand for the greenback, and ahead of an upcoming dairy auction, which will offer a gauge on New Zealand's biggest commodity export.More >>

Beef + Lamb NZ Outlines Priorities Ahead of Election

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:39:22 +1200 | Beef And Lamb NZ

Beef + Lamb New Zealand has outlined what it sees as the policy priorities for the incoming government. More >>

Berry company OOB wins ice-cream contracts in China

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:31:37 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Sept. 16 (BusinessDesk) - Berry company OOB has sealed two deals with Shanghai-based companies to sell its organic ice-cream. More >>

Lincoln’s star continues to rise in world rankings

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:24:37 +1200 | Lincoln University

The just released 2014-2015 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings has seen Lincoln University jump some 70 places to now sit in the 411-420 bracket. Lincoln is one of only two New Zealand universities to experience a rise in the world rankings ...More >>

Australian winery shows class at NZ International Wine Show

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:50:00 +1200 | Taylors Wines

Taylors Wines is celebrating after collecting 14 medals including seven Gold Medals at the New Zealand International Wine Show. In its tenth year, the New Zealand International Wine Show has built a reputation with trade and wine drinkers who await the results ...More >>

ESPN signed to new Snakk division called Represent Media

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:17:08 +1200 | Snakk Media

Advertisers can now access premium publisher titles for mobile ad campaigns via new Snakk subsidiary More >>

 

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