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Craig Reveals Another 'Crafer Farm' Deal

Fri, 1 Aug 2014 14:05:33 +1200 | Conservative Party

Today while speaking at Hastings Grey Power, Conservative Party leader Colin Craig revealed the second biggest foreign acquisition of New Zealand land is underway but being kept secret.More >>

UN: Least Developed Countries Urged to Enhanced Partnerships

Fri, 1 Aug 2014 13:23:18 +1200 | UN News

At the closing today of a conference in Cotonou, Benin, ministers, senior Government officials and United Nations representatives called on donor countries to fulfil their commitments and go even further, by allocating at least 50 percent of their ...More >>

Joint Statement on the Fifth India-U.S. Strategic Dialogue

Fri, 1 Aug 2014 12:18:20 +1200 | US Department Of State

Below is a joint statement issued by the United States and India on July 31, 2014 in New Delhi. More >>

U.S.-India Counterterrorism, Homeland Security Cooperation

Fri, 1 Aug 2014 12:04:41 +1200 | US Department Of State

Accelerating our partnership following the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks, the United States and India continue to expand their counterterrorism and homeland security cooperation, enhancing global as well as bilateral security through ongoing dialogues, ...More >>

China Forum Opportunity for NZ Export Double Strategy

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:28:37 +1200 | Organic Systems Ltd

Media Release Friday 31 July 2014 For immediate release China Forum Offers Pivotal Opportunity for NZ Export Double Strategy More >>

Global Timber and Wood Products Market Update

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:11:10 +1200 | Wood Resources International

Global Timber and Wood Products Market Update - a news brief from Wood Resources International LLC More >>

Last chance for Indonesia, plus election panel event

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:33:42 +1200 | Export NZ

MESSAGE FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR A quick note for those of you wanting to join the Export New Zealand / ASEAN NZ Business Council Mission to Indonesia who haven't registered yet - you've now got a few more days to complete the form and get your ...More >>

Green Party statement on passing of FCV legislation

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:18:31 +1200 | Green Party

The Green Party congratulates all parties in Parliament for supporting the completion of the Foreign Chartered Vessel legislation. More >>

Fishing Bill a major step towards fixing industry problems

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:01:56 +1200 | Maritime Union of New Zealand

The Maritime Union says the passing of a bill reforming the fishing industry is a major step in fixing serious problems. More >>

Atlas Copco granted clearance to acquire Ash Air business

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:46:28 +1200 | Commerce Commission

The Commission has granted clearance to Atlas Copco South Pacific Holdings Pty Limited (Atlas Copco) to acquire the businesses operated by four Lancaster Group Limited subsidiary companies: Ash Air (N.Z) Limited, Ash Air Oil & Gas Limited, mbar 2011 ...More >>

NZ exporters should think premium in targeting China

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 12:45:18 +1200 | BusinessDesk

July 31 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand exporters struggling to meet Chinese demand for commodities such as milk powder, logs and lamb flaps, should look to market more premium products to an increasingly worldly, wealthy Chinese consumer, according ...More >>

Samoa opens a new Trade Exhibition centre in Auckland

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:47:07 +1200 | Samoa Association of Manufacturers and Exporters

Samoa is taking a bigger stride into the New Zealand market with the opening of the new ‘SAME – Buy Samoa Made’ Trade Exhibition centre being opened in Auckland next week.More >>

Westland forecast follows Fonterra’s suit

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:32:28 +1200 | Federated Farmers

The dairy cooperative, Westland Milk Products, has charted a similar course to Fonterra’s benchmark forecast released yesterday for the current 2014/15 season, by announcing a pay-out forecast of $6 to $6.40 per kilogram of Milksolids (kg/MS).More >>

Keep a close eye on farm costs, says DairyNZ

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:21:19 +1200 | DairyNZ

Dairy farmers should pay close attention to farm costs this season, says industry body DairyNZ, in response to the reduced 2014/15 forecast milk price announced yesterday. More >>

Māori Party blocks the end of slave fishing vessels

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:14:12 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour is appalled the Māori Party has refused to allow a final reading of legislation to abolish slavery conditions on foreign charter fishing vessels in New Zealand waters before the end of the Parliamentary term, Labour’s Fisheries spokesperson Damien ...More >>

Britain: Tesco boycotts products from occupied West Bank

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:36:15 +1200 | Redress Information

Britain’s biggest supermarket chain, Tesco, will will no longer sell products originating from the Israeli-occupied West Bank starting September 2014, the Jewish Chronicle reports.More >>

Joint Statement on EU-New Zealand Partnership Agreement

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 15:15:00 +1200 | Joint Media Statement

Joint Statement on EU-New Zealand Partnership Agreement on Relations and Cooperation (PARC) by High Representative for EU Foreign and Security Policy Catherine Ashton and New Zealand Foreign Minister Murray McCullyMore >>

NZ welcomes landmark agreement with the EU

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:56:42 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Foreign Minister Murray McCully today welcomed the conclusion of negotiations on the Partnership Agreement on Relations and Cooperation (PARC) between New Zealand and the European Union.More >>

Fonterra revision eats intro farm budgets

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:15:43 +1200 | Federated Farmers

While a downwards revision in Fonterra’s benchmark forecast for 2014/15 was widely expected, it has fallen lower than expected to be $6 per kilogram of Milk Solids (kg/MS). A dividend of 20-25 cents per share helps to soften things for a fully shared ...More >>

Govt fudging figures over Transmission Gully

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:39:10 +1200 | Green Party

The government is fudging the figures over Wellington road project, Transmission Gully, the Green Party said today. More >>


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