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Minister to visit Iran and UAE

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:11:12 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Primary Industries Minister departs for Iran and the United Arab Emirates today on a trip to build closer trading relationships. More >>

Trans-Tasman patent attorney regulatory regime in effect

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 13:41:10 +1300 | New Zealand Government

The trans-Tasman patent attorney regime, a system for joint regulation of patent attorneys in Australia and New Zealand, is now in effect, helping to create a seamless trans-Tasman business environment.More >>

NZ Education Companies Merge To Change The Game For Talent

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 10:23:31 +1300 | Endeavour Education Services

Two New Zealand education companies, EdCorp International and Endeavour Education Services Ltd., have recently merged to provide a premium programme for introducing international talent into the NZ workforce and marketing tertiary institutes on a ...More >>

New Zealand’s kiwifruit growers begin referendum vote

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 09:49:22 +1300 | New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers

- Support referendum for a compulsory levy on kiwifruit exports except Australia is now underway - Levy funds growers’ advocacy organisation, New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers Inc. More >>

Wool Market Strengthens

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 14:56:31 +1300 | Wool Services International

NZ Wool Services CEO John Dawson reports 4600 bales on offer this week saw an 87 percent clearance with mostly positive results, with lambs wool increasing considerably. More >>

Port of Tauranga On Track for One Million Containers (TEUs)

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 10:48:59 +1300 | Port of Tauranga Limited

Half year net profit rises to $41.9 million from $38.6 million as the country’s premier freight gateway benefits from rising cargo volumes and continues to set standards for port productivityMore >>

Latipay riding the great China payment wall

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 10:33:53 +1300 | Latipay

A high rising New Zealand company riding the great China payment wall is in line next month for a major international award at a global accelerator awards event in Austin, Texas.More >>

WTO agreement a victory for NZ exporters

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:13:30 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Trade Minister Todd McClay has welcomed the entry into force of the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) saying it is a big win for New Zealand exporters. More >>

Farmers Will Be Cautious Over False Dairy Price Optimism

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 10:51:37 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

It is sad for New Zealand farmers that the GlobalDairyTrade (GDT) price for Whole Milk Powder has fallen 3.7% to USD3,189 a metric ton, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland MP Rt Hon Winston Peters.More >>

Report finds NZ loses billions to trade barriers each year

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 09:37:52 +1300 | DCANZ - Dairy Companies Association New Zealand

Trade barriers cost New Zealand billions of dollars annually, according to an NZIER report for the Dairy Companies Association of New Zealand (DCANZ). More >>

Minister confident over billion dollar beef appeal

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 17:13:16 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Hon Todd McClay Minister of Trade 21 February 2017 Media Statement Minister confident over billion dollar beef appeal More >>

Judgment: Crocodile International Pte Ltd v Lacoste

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:33:22 +1300 | NZ Supreme Court

This summary is provided to assist in the understanding of the Court’s judgment. It does not comprise part of the reasons for that judgment. The full judgment with reasons is the only authoritative document. The full text of the judgment and reasons ...More >>

Pressure on Parliament to Support GM Free Growing Regions

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 09:41:15 +1300 | Pure Hawke's Bay

The pressure to protect Hawke’s Bay’s GM Free status mounts as the Prime Minister, Ministers and MPs descend on Hastings for a major economic summit hosted by Ngati Kahugnunu.More >>

NZ and Aussie trade deals needed as proof EU can do them

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:10:06 +1300 | BusinessDesk

NZ and Aussie trade deals needed as proof EU can do them: Hungarian foreign minister More >>

Leaders’ talks cement trade relations, science agreement

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 15:57:36 +1300 | New Zealand Government

The annual Australia-New Zealand Leaders’ talks have taken the cooperation between our two countries forward in a number of areas, Prime Minister Bill English says. More >>

NZ to protect seafarers’ safety and wellbeing

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 14:06:16 +1300 | Maritime New Zealand

New Zealand will start enforcing the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) on 9 March – a move that will protect domestic and international seafarers and improve their safety and wellbeing onboard foreign-flagged and New Zealand ships.More >>

NZ to produce largest ever Apple & Pear crop in 2017

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 13:04:01 +1300 | Pipfruit New Zealand

New Zealand’s buoyant apple and pear industry is set to produce the country’s largest ever crop, on the back of a successful plan for billion-dollar export growth. More >>

Gordon Campbell on what Trump may mean for us

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 10:31:44 +1300 | Gordon Campbell

T he chaotic presidency of Donald Trump has been a weird form of spectator sport for the past three weeks. Horrible, but you can’t stop watching it. So far though, not much effort has been put into tracing the possible implications for New Zealand ...More >>

Bad Idea: TPPA without the USA

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 17:24:40 +1300 | Green Party

“News that Prime Minister Bill English is expected to try and resuscitate the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) when he meets with his Australian counterpart Malcolm Turnbull this weekend makes me question why English is intent on flogging this particular ...More >>

NZWSI Market Report: Wool Firms More

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 14:36:41 +1300 | New Zealand Wool Services International

New Zealand Wool Services International Ltd’s Marketing Executive Malcolm Ching, reports that of the original 15500 bales intended for sale from both centres, 2500 bales were withdrawn by growers prior to the auction with the balance of 13000 bales ...More >>

 

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