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PPL seeks to sell business

PPL seeks to sell business

The Scottish-based biotechnology company, PPL Therapeutics, has confirmed it is seeking to sell its business, including the transgenic sheep flock it is running in New Zealand.There have been ques... More...

Public unmoved by GE

Concern about genetic engineering features way down the list of problems facing New Zealand, the latest UMR Research survey reveals.When asked ‘what do you think is the most important problem faci... More...

Consumer trust in GM authority high, survey finds

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of genetically modified products plays an important part in public acceptance, according to a new poll conducted by the Pew Initiative on Food and Biotechno... More...

Govt's policy on GM tolerance chases rainbows

The Labour Government's policy of zero tolerance for adventitious presence of GM was exposed for the fraudulent sham it is at the Local Government & Environment Select Committee, ACT New Zealand Deput... More...

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Onetai Station: Overseas Investment Office Puts Ceol & Muir On Notice

The Overseas Investment Office (OIO) has issued a formal warning to Ceol & Muir and its owners, Argentinian brothers Rafael and Federico Grozovsky, for failing to provide complete and accurate information when they applied to buy Onetai Station in 2013. More>>


Tomorrow, The UN: Feds President Takes Reins At World Farming Body

Federated Farmers president Dr William Rolleston has been appointed acting president of the World Farmers’ Organisation (WFO) at a meeting in Geneva overnight. More>>


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>>


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