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Committee calls for more submissions on HART Bill

Committee calls for more submissions on HART Bill

The Parliamentary Health Select Committee has made a further call for submissions on the Human Assisted Reproductive Technology Bill and the Assisted Human Reproduction Bill.The committee is parti... More...

Deer Industry asked to preserve opportunity

The Deer Industry has spent the last week considering proposals for the industry to support an extension of the moratorium on applications for the release of genetically modified organisms, and will b... More...

Biotenz News Update - 29 May 2003

The latest Biotenz News Update has been posted to the Biotenz website:Index MoRST Biotechnology Strategy Released $15m For Investment In Biotechnology Minister Heads to Euro... More...

Researchers silence disease causing gene

Genes come in pairs, one copy from each parent. In some genetic conditions, inheriting one bad, or mutant, gene copy from either is sufficient to cause disease. University of Iowa (UI) researchers... More...

A2 Corp stands by claims

The A2 Corporation says it welcomes the Commerce Commission inquiry into the purity of its milk and it stands by its statements concerning possible health risks associated with the beta-casein A1 prot... More...

Grocery Assn submission on GM-Free labelling

The New Zealand Grocery Marketers Association (Inc) has made a submission to the Ministry of Consumer Affairs on the Voluntary GM-Free Labelling Discussion Paper.The Association’s member companies... More...

LSN submission on voluntary GE-Free labelling

The Life Sciences Network (LSN) has today made a submission to the Ministry of Consumer Affairs on the Discussion Paper on Voluntary GM-Free Labelling.The submission comprises 14 points, including... More...

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I Sing The Highway Electric: Charge Net NZ To Connect New Zealand

BMW is turning Middle Earth electric after today announcing a substantial contribution to the charging network Charge Net NZ. This landmark partnership will enable Kiwis to drive their electric vehicles (EVs) right across New Zealand through the installation of a fast charging highway stretching from Kaitaia to Invercargill. More>>


Watch This Space: Mahia Rocket Lab Launch Site Officially Opened

Economic Development Minster Steven Joyce today opened New Zealand’s first orbital launch site, Rocket Lab Launch Complex 1, on the Mahia Peninsula on the North Island’s east coast. More>>


Marketing Rocks!
Ig Nobel Award Winners Assess The Personality Of Rocks

A Massey University marketing lecturer has received the 2016 Ig Nobel Prize for economics for a research project that asked university students to describe the “brand personalities” of three rocks. More>>


Nurofen Promotion: Reckitt Benckiser To Plead Guilty To Misleading Ads

Reckitt Benckiser (New Zealand) intends to plead guilty to charges of misleading consumers over the way it promoted a range of Nurofen products, the Commerce Commission says. More>>


Half A Billion Accounts, Including Xtra: Yahoo Confirms Huge Data Breach

The account information may have included names, email addresses, telephone numbers, dates of birth, hashed passwords (the vast majority with bcrypt) and, in some cases, encrypted or unencrypted security questions and answers. More>>


Rural Branches: Westpac To Close 19 Branches, ANZ Looks At 7

Westpac confirms it will close nineteen branches across the country; ANZ closes its Ngaruawahia branch and is consulting on plans to close six more branches; The bank workers union says many of its members are nervous about their futures and asking ... More>>

Interest Rates: RBNZ's Wheeler Keeps OCR At 2%

Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler kept the official cash rate at 2 percent and said more easing will be needed to get inflation back within the target band. More>>


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