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Kiwifruit NZ ordered to reconsider marketing proposals

Fri, 6 May 2016 16:34:54 +1200 | BusinessDesk

May 6 (BusinessDesk) - The High Court told kiwifruit industry regulator Kiwifruit New Zealand to reconsider collaborative marketing proposals from Splice Fruit and Seeka Kiwifruit to sell fruit offshore that its board had previously rejected.More >>

Council supports fortnight of Fair Trade

Fri, 6 May 2016 14:47:30 +1200 | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council is supporting Fair Trade Fortnight with events, information and free samples to show the benefits of supporting Fair Trade in the capital. Wellington has proudly been a Fair Trade city since 2009, and was the first Fair Trade capital ...More >>

Zespri ordered to consider collaborative marketing proposals

Fri, 6 May 2016 11:10:47 +1200 | BusinessDesk

May 6 (BusinessDesk) - The High Court has told kiwifruit marketer Zespri to reconsider collaborative marketing proposals from Splice Fruit and Seeka Kiwifruit to sell fruit offshore that its board had previously rejected.More >>

Judgment: Splice Fruit v Kiwifruit Board

Fri, 6 May 2016 11:01:29 +1200 | New Zealand High Court

IN THE MATTER of three decisions of Kiwifruit New Zealand declining applications for collaborative marketing arrangements under the Kiwifruit Export Regulations 1999 More >>

Govt’s Inaction Continues to Oblige Foreign Corporates

Thu, 5 May 2016 16:48:34 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

The government is dragging its feet over tackling the issue of multinationals ripping off New Zealand with their avoidance of tax, says New Zealand First. More >>

Cyber-attacks a standard part of doing business with China

Thu, 5 May 2016 16:08:39 +1200 | BusinessDesk

May 5 (BusinessDesk) - China has been cited as one of the most active countries for cyber crime attacks at New Zealand's first Cyber Security Summit in Auckland. More >>

Limited supply pushes wool up

Thu, 5 May 2016 13:58:20 +1200 | New Zealand Wool Services

New Zealand Wool Services International Limited’s C.E.O, Mr John Dawson reports that seasonal limited wool supply and a generally weaker New Zealand dollar saw the 4,700 bales in the South Island sale well supported with an 85.6 percent clearance.More >>

What’s the Rush? Halt the TPPA Ratification process

Thu, 5 May 2016 13:35:33 +1200 | It's Our Future

The Parliamentary Inquiry into the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) has concluded with strong opposition expressed by Labour, the Green Party and NZ First. More >>

McClay to advance development component of PACER Plus

Wed, 4 May 2016 15:05:21 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Trade Minister Todd McClay travels to Fiji tomorrow to continue discussions with Fijian counterparts on PACER Plus - a regional trade and economic integration agreement involving all members of the Pacific Islands Forum - and deepen links with the Fijian ...More >>

Second export awards for Hawke’s Bay

Mon, 2 May 2016 10:24:11 +1200 | Export New Zealand

Hawke’s Bay export successes will be celebrated at the region’s second export awards in July. Details of the awards were announced today by ExportNZ Hawke’s Bay Executive Officer Amanda Liddle. Entries are open to all exporters in the region, ...More >>

Stronger aviation ties with New Caledonia

Mon, 2 May 2016 09:29:30 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Arrangements agreed today open up new opportunities for airlines to fly between New Zealand and New Caledonia. More >>

New Zealand strengthens air ties with India

Mon, 2 May 2016 09:20:45 +1200 | New Zealand Government

New Zealand’s new air services agreement with India strengthens ties with one of the world’s largest and fastest growing economies. More >>

NZ to host RCEP negotiating round in Auckland

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 14:10:25 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Trade Minister Todd McClay confirmed today New Zealand will host the 13th round of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) trade negotiation in Auckland from 12-18 June 2016.More >>

Christchurch entrepreneurs win inaugural #MyBizQuest

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 12:26:38 +1200 | Quest Apartment Hotels

Two philanthropic young Kiwis have taken out top honours in the inaugural 2016 #MyBizQuest competition, winning a $10,000 business mentoring package for their newly established business, Little Yellow Bird (LYB).More >>

Surge in EU milk production not “opening of floodgates”

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 12:09:33 +1200 | Rabobank

Signs are emerging that EU milk production growth is finally slowing, indicating the recent post-quota surge in production is a “one-off adjustment rather than an opening of the floodgates”, according to a visiting expert on the European dairy ...More >>

Gordon Campbell on not crying foul, Argentina

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 11:07:20 +1200 | Gordon Campbell

So a couple of guys found to be criminally liable of environmental pollution in Argentina lodge an application with the Overseas Investment Office… in order to buy some prime New Zealand rural land. Seems that their factory back home had carelessly ...More >>

Cross-border trade agreement means more investment choices

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 16:24:21 +1200 | Financial Markets Authority

New Zealand investors will benefit from more competition for their investment dollar and more choice of investment options as a result of an international agreement signed today.More >>

Kiwi-Owned Organic Rice Company Number One in South America

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 13:54:39 +1200 | Passion PR

Organic Latin America, an organic rice processing and distribution company in South America owned by kiwi company Ceres Organics and international partners, has risen to be the largest organic rice exporter out of South America in just five years.More >>

English to Germany, London this week

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 12:39:50 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Finance Minister Bill English departs for Germany today to attend the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) annual meeting, as well as a number of other opportunities to promote New Zealand’s profile with key European trade partnersMore >>

INZBC and NZIRI co-hosts public lectures focussing on TPP

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 11:45:17 +1200 | India NZ Business Council

India New Zealand Business Council and The New Zealand India Research Institute co-hosted public lectures at Victoria University of Wellington on 21st April, 2016. These public lectures focused on Trans-Pacific Partnership and its impacts for both New Zealand ...More >>


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