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Lifting the GE moratorium - United Future

Lifting the GE moratorium - United Future

On 29 October this year the moratorium on applications for the commercial release of genetically modified organisms will automatically expire. United Future supports this development because we believ... More...

Brain healing protein found

Tasmanian researchers may have unlocked the secret to helping a brain repair itself naturally after injury.The neuro-repair group in the School of Medicine at the University of Tasmania has identi... More...

Plants could fuel NZ economy

New Zealand could become one of the world's great fuel-producing nations if the plans of our largest listed biotech company, Genesis Research and Development, are realised. It is creating a spin-o... More...

NZ input provides clue for TB cure

A protein molecule whose structure was identified by 25-year-old Auckland University student Nayden Koon has become a key clue in a worldwide search for a cure for tuberculosis, the NZ Herald reports.... More...

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"Broad-Based Growth": GDP Rises 1 Percent In June Quarter

Gross domestic product (GDP) rose 1.0 percent in the June 2018 quarter, up from 0.5 percent last quarter, Stats NZ said today. This is the largest quarterly rise in two years. More>>


Judicial Review: China Steel Tarrif Rethink Ordered

On 5 July 2017 the Minister determined not to impose duties on Chinese galvanised steel coil imports. NZ Steel applied for judicial review of the Minister’s decision. More>>

Debt: NZ Banks Accelerate Lending In June Quarter

New Zealand's nine major lenders boosted lending at the fastest quarterly pace in almost two years as fears over bad debts subsided. More>>


Balance Of Trade: Annual Current Account Deficit Widens To $9.5 Billion

New Zealand’s current account deficit for the year ended June 2018 widened to $9.5 billion, 3.3 percent of GDP, Stats NZ said today. More>>