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Equine industry joins GIA biosecurity agreement

Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:19:01 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has welcomed a fourth primary industry to the GIA partnership today. The New Zealand Equine Health Association has signed the Deed of the Government Industry Agreement (GIA) for Biosecurity Readiness and Response ...More >>

Cubic NZ Ranked #1 Defence SME by Australian Magazine

Fri, 23 Jan 2015 12:03:12 +1300 | Cubic Corporation

Cubic Defence New Zealand Ranks Number One for Defence Small and Medium-sized Enterprises by Australian Defence Magazine More >>

New Zealand Welcomes One of World’s Biggest Superyachts

Fri, 23 Jan 2015 11:57:57 +1300 | Asia Pacific Superyachts NZ

January 22, 2015…New Zealand--One of the world's biggest superyachts, M.Y. Serene, arrived in Auckland in the early morning of January 20th to the surprise and delight of early bird wharf strollers.More >>

International Relations Manager (Incentives) Appointed

Fri, 23 Jan 2015 11:49:34 +1300 | New Zealand Film Commission

The New Zealand Film Commission appoints Catherine Bates as International Relations Manager (Incentives) The New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) today announced the appointment of Catherine Bates as International Relations Manager (Incentives). “We are delighted ...More >>

UPDATE: MPI, Zespri eye reports into Chinese importer

Thu, 22 Jan 2015 18:53:12 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Jan. 22 (BusinessDesk) - The Ministry for Primary Industries and Zespri International, the world’s largest kiwifruit marketer, are monitoring reports that staff at a Chinese company that imports a number of New Zealand's primary sector products have ...More >>

Zespri investigates reported arrests of Chinese import agent

Thu, 22 Jan 2015 17:06:22 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Jan. 22 (BusinessDesk) - Zespri International, the world’s largest kiwifruit marketer, said it’s investigating reports that staff at one of its new import agents in China have been arrested by Chinese customs, although there's nothing to indicate any investigation ...More >>

Wool Strengthens

Thu, 22 Jan 2015 15:56:13 +1300 | Wool Services International

New Zealand Wool Services International Limited’s Marketing Executive, Mr Paul Steel reports that the North Island sale saw prices lift on the back of a weaker New Zealand dollar and steady off-shore interest.More >>

Arla Food Ingredients to sell Lactose online

Thu, 22 Jan 2015 11:30:26 +1300 | Global Dairy Trade

GlobalDairyTrade (GDT), the world’s leading online dairy auction platform, announced today that Arla Foods Ingredients (AFI) will offer food grade lactose on the platform. More >>

Stand on airline fuel charges welcomed

Thu, 22 Jan 2015 10:43:42 +1300 | Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders Federation

The Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders Federation of New Zealand (CBAFF) has welcomed a stand by the international body, which would help consumers reap the benefits of falling oil prices.More >>

Worldwide Market for NZ Firm’s Breakthrough Medical Device

Wed, 21 Jan 2015 16:57:08 +1300 | Nexus6

Media Release January 22, 2015 Worldwide Market for New Zealand Firm’s Breakthrough Medical Device More >>

Low inflation allows for OCR cut

Wed, 21 Jan 2015 15:45:38 +1300 | Manufacturers and Exporters Association

Today’s CPI release by Statistics NZ showed low inflation pressure, with a fall of 0.2% in the December quarter and a rise of 0.8% for the year ended December. This low inflation means the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) could cut the OCR to support ...More >>

Growing Global Health Awareness Could Mean Big Business

Wed, 21 Jan 2015 15:26:37 +1300 | The Nielsen Company

NEW YORK, Jan. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The battle against the bulge is a global phenomenon that could translate into real opportunity for manufacturers, according to a new study by Nielsen, a leading global provider of information and insights ...More >>

StretchSense joins global elite of wearable tech firms

Wed, 21 Jan 2015 11:23:51 +1300 | StretchSense

Auckland, New Zealand, Jan 21, 2015 - An Auckland based firm has hit the jackpot with its selection by an international jury, as one of the most innovative wearable technology companies in the world.More >>

Manuka Health finalist in International Business Awards

Wed, 21 Jan 2015 11:15:04 +1300 | Manuka Health

Manuka Health is delighted to be recognised as a finalist in the 2015 New Zealand International Business Awards (NZIBA) in the $10 - $50 million General Award Category. This signals the extraordinary growth experienced by Manuka Health over the past ...More >>

Swiss-Belhotel International Adopts STAAH

Wed, 21 Jan 2015 10:49:17 +1300 | STAAH

Swiss-Belhotel International has engaged leading channel management and booking engine solution STAAH, equipping the global hospitality management chain's e-commerce team with a potent new weapon.More >>

GE Healthcare to Distribute Breast Screening Products in US

Wed, 21 Jan 2015 10:04:57 +1300 | Volpara Solutions

Volpara Solutions Signs Agreement with GE Healthcare to Distribute Products to Help Improve Breast Cancer Screening for Women with Dense Breasts More >>

ANZ cuts 2014/15 Fonterra payout forecast to $4.35/kgMS

Tue, 20 Jan 2015 17:56:53 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Jan. 20 (BusinessDesk) - ANZ Bank New Zealand has further cut its forecast payout to Fonterra Cooperative Group's shareholder farmers in the 2014/15 season to $4.35 per kilogram of milksolids, adding almost a billion dollars more to the hit it expects ...More >>

Cool comfort technology with desert hot application

Tue, 20 Jan 2015 17:16:55 +1300 | Aurecon

Technology devised in Christchurch to help improve comfort in outdoor urban settings, is now being used in the Middle East for the exact opposite reason from that originally intended - to keep people cool in the scorching desert environment, rather than warm ...More >>

Premium wine – It’s a long way to the top

Tue, 20 Jan 2015 14:04:03 +1300 | Rabobank

The global wine community currently has a great deal of interest in market dynamics at the more premium end of the global market, however grasping ‘premiumisation’ opportunities is a complicated and disjointed process, according to specialist agri ...More >>

Korea–NZ Friendship Advisory Group Established

Tue, 20 Jan 2015 10:35:02 +1300 | Embassy of the Replic of Korea

The Embassy of the Republic of Korea today announced that it has established a Korea-New Zealand Friendship Advisory Group in order to further deepen relationships between the two countries in business, trade, culture and people to people exchanges. The ...More >>


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