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Strong Partners to Help Small Forest Owners Maximise Returns

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:02:58 +1200 | United Forestry Group

Embargoed: Not for broadcast or publication before 5 p.m. on Thursday, August 21, 2014 More >>

New military pilot training aircraft arrive in NZ

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 11:31:54 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Defence Minister Jonathan Coleman says the arrival of the first two new Air Force T-6C pilot training aircraft is an important milestone. More >>

Forestry Co-op great idea, but not if foreign controlled

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 11:22:01 +1200 | Green Party

The proposal to set up a forestry co-operative to market New Zealand forest products is welcome, but not if it is foreign controlled and its prime concern is to simply export more unprocessed logs, the Green Party said today.More >>

Building Presence in World’s Largest Biomedical Market

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:26:55 +1200 | Pacific Edge

At its annual shareholders’ meeting held yesterday in Dunedin, New Zealand, cancer diagnostic developer, Pacific Edge, celebrated the commercial launch of its flagship bladder cancer diagnostic product, Cxbladder, into the US and provided shareholders ...More >>

High dollar, hands-off Govt sends workers to dole queue

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:40:33 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

The loss of up to 100 jobs at Croxley stationery in Auckland is devastating news for their families and the local Avondale community, Labour’s Employment, Skills and Training spokesperson Grant Robertson says.More >>

Strong start to 2014 for international education

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:33:07 +1200 | New Zealand Government

New Zealand’s international education industry has seen its strongest January to April enrolment period on record with an 8 per cent increase, or an additional 5,100 international student enrolments on the same period last year.More >>

Global Innovation Leader appointed to Advisory Board

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:40:49 +1200 | Vigil Monitoring

Vigil Monitoring has appointed United States based Professor Chris Wasden as an Advisory Board member to guide and support the development of itsinternational strategy and product development.More >>

New Zealand Flight Drink Company Soars

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:09:25 +1200 | 1Above

New Zealand based flight drink company 1Above has reported accelerated sales growth in the last six months after launching an effervescent tablet version of the product in April and establishing kiosks in Sydney and Melbourne international airports last ...More >>

Dairy auction may point to price stabilisation

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:02:35 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Dairy product prices recorded their mildest decline in five auctions overnight, although a bounce back in whole milk powder may not point to rising Chinese demand yet, economists say.More >>

Labour commits to independent Foreign Affairs and Trade

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:01:30 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

“Labour is committed to New Zealand’s Foreign Affairs and Trade policy being independent and proactive, Labour’s Foreign Affairs spokesperson David Shearer says.More >>

NZ poised to be superpower of craft beer

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:17:41 +1200 | ANZ Bank

The thirst for New Zealand craft beer is expected to triple over the next decade but there are concerns that brewers might not be ready to capitalise on the demand. More >>

Farm Investment Insight: China

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:43:11 +1200 | MyFarm

In this edition, Andrew Watters examines the market for New Zealand's dairy and meat products in China and concludes that demand and opportunities will continue to grow.More >>

It’s downhill from here under National

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:32:47 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

The forecast drop in exports and predicted halving of growth shows that it’s downhill from here with National, Labour’s Finance spokesperson David Parker says. More >>

What Are You Wearing?

Mon, 18 Aug 2014 14:33:59 +1200 | ReCreate

What are you wearing? It’s a very personal question. What we choose to wear says a lot about who we are and our outlook on life. And this is the question posed by the ReCreate team in their Kickstarter campaign video. It immediately grabs our attention ...More >>

Watch: the “Islamic State” (formerly ISIS) from the inside

Fri, 15 Aug 2014 13:33:14 +1200 | Redress Information

The Islamic State, a hardline Sunni jihadist group that formerly had ties to al-Qaeda, has conquered large swathes of Iraq and Syria. Previously known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) or, in ...More >>

NZ Superfund office occupied: call to divest from Israel

Fri, 15 Aug 2014 12:38:01 +1200 | People Against Israeli Apartheid

In light of the murder of nearly 2000 captive Palestinians in Gaza, activist group People Against Israeli Apartheid are currently occupying the NZ Superfund office to oppose the investment of New Zealanders tax money into companies which profit ...More >>

Meadow Mushrooms Opens Second Stage Of $120m Redevelopment

Fri, 15 Aug 2014 12:19:31 +1200 | Meadow Mushrooms

The second stage of a $120 million redevelopment and expansion project at one of New Zealand’s largest agricultural enterprises will be opened this week. The $12 million investment into the extension of Meadow Mushrooms’ Christchurch farm will ...More >>

Trans-Tasman travel reform proposals make sense

Fri, 15 Aug 2014 10:51:20 +1200 | Auckland Airport

A domestic-like travel experience at international airports in Australia and New Zealand through the streamlining of border formalities on exit and entry. • Cutting the Australian Passenger Movement Charge (PMC) to AUD$25 (currently AUD$55) to encourage ...More >>

Will your party hand over our right to make laws to the US?

Wed, 13 Aug 2014 14:22:14 +1200 | OraTaiao

“Will your party hand over our right to make laws to the US?” ask doctors More >>

Port Alliance Targets Growth in Manawatu-Whanganui Region

Wed, 13 Aug 2014 12:46:51 +1200 | Ports of Auckland

Ports of Auckland, Napier Port and Icepak today announced the formation of a joint-venture to develop a new inland port and intermodal freight hub at Longburn, Palmerston North. More >>


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