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NZORD With the Human Assisted Reproductive Technology Bill due to be passed soon, and with the National Ethics Committee soon to engage in public consultation on pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD), pu... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=5343

International market opens for Keratec The international cosmetics market beckons for the research subsidiary of the farmer-owned business Wool Equities, Keratec.A distribution and collaboration agreement has been signed with the Unite... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=5347

Farm scale trial results reverberate The results of the world's largest study of genetically modified (GM) crops' impact on biodiversity, completed last month in the United Kingdom, were mixed and limited. But the huge scale of the proje... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=5346

Singapore proposes human cloning ban Scientists who try to clone humans in Singapore could be jailed for a decade and fined up to $S100,000 ($NZ94,000) under newly proposed legislation, the Health Ministry said. The Bill, which is ex... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=5348


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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>>

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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>>

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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>>

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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>>

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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>>

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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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