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Hexagon Holdings to acquire Hally Group

Mon, 30 Nov 2015 13:35:58 +1300 | Hexagon Holdings

TransTasman label converter Hally Group, with operating subsidiaries Hally Labels (Brisbane, Christchurch, Auckland), AC Labels (Sydney) and MarkIt Labels (Christchurch), is being acquired by Hexagon Holdings. The acquisition is for 100% of the shares ...More >>

MPI continues to work on bobby calf issue

Mon, 30 Nov 2015 12:41:57 +1300 | Ministry For Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries confirms it immediately commenced an investigation into the alleged mistreatment of bobby calves that were the subject of a television programme last night following receipt of footage that was aired on the programme.More >>

Fonterra And Bellamy’s Team up in Australia

Mon, 30 Nov 2015 11:57:18 +1300 | Fonterra

Fonterra Australia and Bellamy’s Australia Limited (Bellamy’s) announced today plans to enter into a five year, multi-million dollar strategic agreement to manufacture a range of new baby nutritional powders.More >>

New visa to grow more value from international students

Fri, 27 Nov 2015 12:59:16 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce and Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse have announced a new student visa designed to make New Zealand more competitive for retaining and attracting top international students.More >>

New Zealand’s Business Elite Honoured

Fri, 27 Nov 2015 11:59:18 +1300 | NZME.

The New Zealand business community gathered last night at the prestigious black tie ceremony at Auckland’s Vector Arena to recognise and honour the country’s premiere businesses at the Deloitte Top 200 Awards.More >>

Former Harcourts NZ CEO expands company into Canada

Thu, 26 Nov 2015 16:51:18 +1300 | Harcourts

Former Harcourts NZ CEO expands company into Canada 26 November 2015 Hayden Duncan, former CEO for Harcourts, New Zealand’s largest real estate group, is to lead the company’s expansion into Canada. Mr Duncan, who left his role as Harcourts NZ CEO ...More >>

China back on top as NZ's biggest export destination

Thu, 26 Nov 2015 12:02:11 +1300 | Businesswire

Nov. 26 (BusinessDesk) - China pipped Australia to become New Zealand's top annual export destination in October, as increased sales of beef, milk powder and kiwifruit to Asia's largest economy contrasted with a decline in crude oil sales to Australia.More >>

iPredict to Wind Up Operations in NZ

Thu, 26 Nov 2015 11:57:59 +1300 | iPredict

Over the past seven years, the team at Victoria Link have been running New Zealand's only prediction market, iPredict. It is one of only three "commercial" prediction markets operating globally. We've really enjoyed turning it from research ...More >>

Exports and imports both fall in October 2015

Thu, 26 Nov 2015 11:26:57 +1300 | Statistics New Zealand

The trade deficit widened to $963 million in October 2015, compared with a deficit of $892 million for the same period last year, Statistics New Zealand said today. Exports fell more than imports.More >>

Overseas visitors vote with their wallets

Wed, 25 Nov 2015 17:23:53 +1300 | New Zealand Government

New tourism figures out today show overseas visitors are voting with their wallets and endorsing New Zealand’s reputation as a world-class destination, Associate Tourism Minister Paula Bennett says.More >>

Nod for new NZ-India air services deal welcomed

Wed, 25 Nov 2015 16:50:27 +1300 | India Trade Alliance

The Indian Government has approved the signing of a revised Air Services Agreement between India and New Zealand, according to a Government media release last week. More >>

What If the Future Doesn’t Unfold as It Should?

Wed, 25 Nov 2015 16:38:32 +1300 | Professor Bruce Muirhead

There has been talk in the media of milk prices slowly increasing over the rest of this year and into 2016. Dairy farmers in New Zealand, or so the mantra goes, can then heave a sigh of relief and get on with the business of making money.More >>

NZ food and beverage sector adding value to volume

Tue, 24 Nov 2015 21:55:49 +1300 | New Zealand Government

A new report on New Zealand’s food and beverage export sector shows that the sector is successfully achieving growth by investing in added value products and moving up the value chain.More >>

Government begins review of ETS

Tue, 24 Nov 2015 17:12:59 +1300 | New Zealand Government

The Government has begun its review of the Emissions Trading Scheme (NZ ETS) to assess its operation and effectiveness to 2020 and beyond, Climate Change Issues Minister Tim Groser announced today.More >>

Record Levels of Debt-Ridden Foreign Students

Tue, 24 Nov 2015 09:53:00 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand is facing a catastrophe from highly indebted students entering the country on student visas, warns New Zealand First. More >>

One New Director, Two New Shareholders’ Councillors Elected

Mon, 23 Nov 2015 16:28:19 +1300 | Fonterra Shareholders Council

Today, following the close of voting in the 2015 Fonterra Elections, which saw record Shareholder voting, it has been confirmed that one new Director and two new Shareholders’ Councillors will take office following the Fonterra Annual Meeting on Wednesday.More >>

Top nutritionals exporter seeks growth capital

Mon, 23 Nov 2015 10:31:33 +1300 | New Image Group

Top nutritionals exporter seeks growth capital A leading New Zealand manufacturer of nutritional and well products, NIG Nutritionals (NIGN), is seeking capital to help it meet strong demand from China and wider Asian markets. NIGN is currently ...More >>

Big guns of NZ export unite to help aspirational exporters

Mon, 23 Nov 2015 09:21:05 +1300 | ExportNZ

ExportNZ is delighted to announce the appointment of seven individuals to the ExportNZ Auckland executive committee. The 30 member strong committee is a unique and dynamic collaboration between exporters, corporates, and government.More >>

PM welcomes closer partnership with ASEAN

Sun, 22 Nov 2015 14:40:12 +1300 | New Zealand Government

PM welcomes closer partnership with ASEAN Prime Minister John Key has welcomed an agreement to work more closely with the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) to boost trade and investment links and announced New Zealand will invest over $200 ...More >>

Wool Lifts

Thu, 19 Nov 2015 14:36:20 +1300 | New Zealand Wool Services International

New Zealand Wool Services International Limited’s C.E.O, Mr John Dawson reports that a slightly easier New Zealand dollar and limited wool volumes combined with steadier enquiry, saw most categories well supported.More >>


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