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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...

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...

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...

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...

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$1.20 Boost: Minimum Wage Rise For Quarter Of A Million

The Government is making sure we share the prosperity of our strong economy fairly with those on the minimum wage by lifting it to $18.90 per hour on 1 April 2020 – the next step in the Government’s plan for a $20 minimum wage by 2021... More>>


Pristine, Popular... Imperilled? Environment Commissioner On Tourism Effects

The Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment, Simon Upton, warns that increasing numbers of tourists – both domestic and international – are putting our environment under pressure and eroding the very attributes that make New Zealand such an attractive ... More>>