Wednesday, 11 December 2019

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  • Trade reform needed in wake of global disruption

    14:29 | 11/12/19
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    The multilateral rules-based system, including the World Trade Organisation (WTO), is more important than ever. But the system is under significant stress and its rules need to be updated to reflect innovation and global disruption, says Chapman Tripp ... more»
  • Road and rail investment applauded

    14:21 | 11/12/19
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    The Government's commitment today to significantly increase infrastructure investment is a welcome boost to businesses at a time when economic growth and confidence is lower than it should be, says Business Central. more»
  • Half Year Economic and Fiscal Update 2019

    13:52 | 11/12/19
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    • The New Zealand economy is experiencing a period of slower, but still solid, economic growth, as household spending eases and global uncertainty weighs on business investment. This contributed to the economy growing at a slower rate of 2.4% in the ... more»
  • Two sides to the Western Sahara story

    13:38 | 11/12/19
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    Farmer co-operative Ravensdown has granted access to Moller Park for a small group wanting to express their opinion about the arrival of legally sourced, essential phosphate rock in Dunedin. more»
  • Airport boss to lead ExportNZ Hawke’s Bay

    12:40 | 11/12/19
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    Stuart Ainslie, the Chief Executive of Hawke’s Bay Airport, has been elected Chair of ExportNZ Hawke’s Bay.  more»
  • Getting our act together at select committee

    11:30 | 11/12/19
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    The passing last night of the Farm Debt Mediation Act and amendments to the NAIT Act is not only good news for the agriculture sector but a great advertisement for New Zealand’s select committee process, Federated Farmers says. more»
  • Westfield kicks off extended Christmas trading hours

    10:59 | 11/12/19
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    With Christmas only two weeks away, Westfield centres across New Zealand are offering extended trading hours and additional services to make the busiest time of the year for shoppers, a little bit easier. more»
  • Spending strong in November

    10:48 | 11/12/19
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    Retail card sales bounced back strongly in November 2019, with much more spent on long-lasting goods such as recreational, hardware, and appliances, as well as food and drink, Stats NZ said today. more»
  • Sports stars juggle skills, books and tools

    10:37 | 11/12/19
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    Professional sports players often wonder where to leap after their first careers – and the building and construction industry is helping them jump into life after sports. more»
  • China to experience a taste of NZ for breakfast

    10:16 | 11/12/19
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    Millions of Chinese may soon wake up to New Zealand dried fruits on their morning porridge, as a Waiuku company launches a New Zealand-to-China direct dried fruit sachet delivery service. more»
  • Dairy leaders emphasise importance of multilateral trade

    10:09 | 11/12/19
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    (Headline abbreviated, original headline: GLOBAL DAIRY LEADERS REITERATE THE FUNDAMENTAL IMPORTANCE OF A FUNCTIONING MULTILATERAL TRADE SYSTEM)  more»
  • Why were tourists allowed on White Island?

    09:25 | 11/12/19
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    The volcanic alert level on Whakaari/White Island remains at three, one rung higher than it was when the eruption took place. AAP/GNS Science , CC BY-ND  more»
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