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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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Super Fund/Canada Bid v NZTA: Tow Preferred Bidders For Auckland Light Rail

The two preferred delivery partners for Auckland light rail have been chosen and a final decision on who will build this transformational infrastructure will be made early next year, Minister of Transport Phil Twyford announced. More>>

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9.3 Percent: Gender Pay Gap Unchanged Since 2017

“While it has remained flat since 2017, the gender pay gap has been trending down since the series began in 1998, when it was 16.2 percent,” labour market statistics manager Scott Ussher said. More>>

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Ex-KPEX: Stuff Pulls Pin On Media Companies' Joint Ad-Buying Business

A four-way automated advertising collaboration between the country's largest media companies is being wound up after one of the four - Australian-owned Stuff - pulled the pin on its involvement as part of a strategic review of its operations ... More>>

Bus-iness: Transdev To Acquire More Auckland And Wellington Operations

Transdev Australasia today announced that it has agreed terms to acquire two bus operations in Auckland and Wellington, reaching agreement with Souter Investments to purchase Howick and Eastern Buses and Mana Coach Services. More>>

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