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Rail And Northport For The Price Of A New Auckland Port

Fri, 1 Jul 2016 16:41:58 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

Aucklanders and taxpayers will end up paying a huge financial price if the main Port of Auckland is not moved to Northport, says New Zealand First. More >>

Manukau Harbour delivers best cost benefits for new port

Fri, 1 Jul 2016 16:24:12 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Manukau Harbour delivers best cost benefits for a new $4B Auckland port, study group says More >>

Stone Shi-linked investment company buys Ardmore Airport

Fri, 1 Jul 2016 14:26:27 +1200 | BusinessDesk

July 1 (BusinessDesk) - Kauri Ardmore, a New Zealand investment company associated with Oravida founder Stone Shi, has acquired Ardmore Airport for an undisclosed sum, gaining a facility that houses seven flying schools, charter operators, maintenance, ...More >>

Life After Brexit

Fri, 1 Jul 2016 12:29:46 +1200 | Peter Drew

Life After Brexit: Are the Remain and Leave camps almost the same, and why that matters so much Peter Drew More >>

20 years of the Food Treaty a great achievement

Fri, 1 Jul 2016 10:42:40 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Minister for Food safety 1 July 2016 Media Statement 20 years of the Food Treaty a great achievement More >>

Murray Goulburn announces 2017 farmgate milk price

Tue, 28 Jun 2016 12:53:02 +1200 | BusinessDesk

June 28 (BusinessDesk) - Murray Goulburn Cooperative, Australia's dominant milk processor, announced its forecast farmgate milk price for the coming year, saying it expects only a modest recovery in prices in the second half of the year.More >>

Gordon Campbell on the Inquiry into our tax haven rules

Tue, 28 Jun 2016 10:21:12 +1200 | Gordon Campbell

L ike the political equivalent of lithium, Prime Minister John Key is routinely administered to dull any politically dangerous mood swings amidst the general public. Tax havens? Here? Goodness no, our handling of foreign trusts, is, quote, world class, ...More >>

Post Cabinet Press Conference: Brexit and the Shewan Report

Mon, 27 Jun 2016 17:31:34 +1200 | Robert Kelly

After a couple of weeks of announcements, today’s post cabinet press conference was a nuts and bolts affair. The Prime Minister John Key spoke about the British referendum on EU membership and the findings of John Shewan’s independent inquiry ...More >>

McClay to meet with Pacific Alliance in Chile

Mon, 27 Jun 2016 16:29:10 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Minister of Trade 27 June 2016 Media Statement McClay to meet with Pacific Alliance in Chile More >>

NZ sheepmeat, tourism may be hardest hit by Brexit

Mon, 27 Jun 2016 12:35:38 +1200 | BusinessDesk

June 27 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's sheepmeat exports and tourists from the UK may be the hardest hit from the Brexit with the most immediate impact likely to be on British tourists suddenly finding the spending power of the pound against the ...More >>

NZ posts trade surplus in May as exports of logs, fruit jump

Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:55:22 +1200 | BusinessDesk

June 27 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand posted a bigger than expected trade surplus in May as increased Chinese demand for logs and a growing international appetite for kiwifruit boosted exports.More >>

Consumer goods imports up $152 million in May

Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:10:21 +1200 | Statistics New Zealand

Goods imports rose $229 million (5.7 percent) in May 2016 to $4.2 billion, led by a rise in imports of consumer goods, up $152 million (16 percent), Statistics New Zealand said today.More >>

American Airlines takes off from Auckland to Los Angeles

Sun, 26 Jun 2016 22:15:24 +1200 | American Airlines

AUCKLAND, 25 June 2016: American Airlines’ inaugural Auckland-Los Angeles service started today, opening up more choice for New Zealanders travelling to the United States. More >>

Silver Fern Farms & Shanghai Maling Finalising Extension

Sun, 26 Jun 2016 21:54:22 +1200 | Silver Fern Farms

• An extension to the June 30 date for receiving OIO approval is in the process of being finalised More >>

Trade agreements: UN rights expert shares warning

Sat, 25 Jun 2016 15:39:25 +1200 | United Nations Human Rights Commissioner

GENEVA (24 June 2016) – United Nations human rights expert Alfred de Zayas today warned that any plan by the European Union to bypass national parliaments to push through controversial trade deals would violate international human rights norms ...More >>

Lisa Owen interviews Gerri Peev

Sat, 25 Jun 2016 15:09:08 +1200 | The Nation

Patrick Gower talks to former spin doctor Alastair Campbell and Lisa Owen interviews NZ-raised Daily Mail political correspondent Gerri Peev about Brexit and its implications More >>

Brexit poses implications for NZ's sheep and beef industry

Sat, 25 Jun 2016 13:23:12 +1200 | NZ Beef and Lamb

“We are concerned about the future of New Zealand’s sheep and beef exports to the UK and the EU following the UK’s vote to leave the EU,” says Beef + Lamb New Zealand and the Meat Industry Association of New Zealand. More >>

NZ dollar, swaps tumble as Brexit confounds pollsters

Fri, 24 Jun 2016 17:36:09 +1200 | BusinessDesk

The New Zealand dollar tumbled more than 3 US cents, or 4.4 percent, and swap rates dropped as the UK voted to leave the European Union, confounding the predictions of bookmakers and pollsters.More >>

Brexit will require work by trade negotiators

Fri, 24 Jun 2016 17:17:09 +1200 | Business New Zealand

The new post-Brexit landscape will require more work by New Zealand trade negotiators, says ExportNZ. More >>

New Zealand needs to milk Brexit for all its worth

Fri, 24 Jun 2016 17:15:55 +1200 | Federated Farmers

With Britain voting to exit the European Union today, Federated Farmers is urging diplomats and export companies to be quick off the block and first inline for meetings to push New Zealand’s agenda.More >>


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