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NZ markets & image safe, Minister says


NZ markets & image safe, Minister says

GE and non-GE crops could be grown in New Zealand without damaging each others potential markets, Environment Minister the Hon Marian Hobbs has said.The Government has argued that case-by-case reg... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4913

Geneticists hunt control pattern genes

A major project will attempt to map out just how genes are controlled in the human body, scientists in the UK and Germany have told BBC News Online. The Human Epigenome Project will look for patte... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4910

Minister re-confirms support for moratorium end

PQs: Question 9 - Genetically Modified Crops-Canadian Experienceuncorrected transcript-subject to correction and further editing9. SUE KEDGLEY (Green) to the Minister for the Environmen... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4908

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BusinessDesk: Body massages and Uber are in, DVDs are out, says Stats NZ

Statistics New Zealand has rejigged the consumers price index basket in its latest three-year review, adding body massages, Airbnb and Uber and removing DVD and Blu-Ray players…More>>

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StuffMe: Commerce Commission Welcomes Dismissal Of Merger Appeal

In a summary of their judgment released today, Justice Dobson and lay member Professor Martin Richardson dismissed the appellants’ process criticisms and found the Commission was entitled to place significant weight on the prospect of reduced quality of the products produced by the merged entity. More>>

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Digital Futures: New Chief Technology Officer Role Created

Communications Minister Clare Curran has called for expressions of interest for the new role of Chief Technology Officer position to help drive a forward-looking digital agenda for New Zealand. More>>

Real Estate: NZ house sales slump in December but prices still firm

The number of property sales across New Zealand slumped 10 percent in December from a year earlier but prices continued to lift, according to the Real Estate Institute. More >>

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Dry: Beef + Lamb Launches Drought Resources

The resources include a fact sheet outlining strategies to manage and mitigate the effects of drought, coping with stress on the farm and advice on feed requirements and animal welfare during the dry period. More>>

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InternetNZ: Net Neutrality Failure In US "Will Hurt All Users"

InternetNZ Chief Executive Jordan Carter has condemned the decision by the United States communications regulator to undo 2015 open Internet rules, warning that all Internet users will end up worse off as a result. More>>

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