Wednesday, 11 December 2019

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  • Dairy Environment Leaders are embracing change

    16:11 | 9/12/19
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    The DairyNZ Dairy Environment Leaders have concluded their 7th Annual farmer-led forum in Wellington and are returning to their individual communities optimistic about the future of dairy farming and energized to drive positive change, says DEL ... more»
  • Consultation on new food labelling requirements

    15:13 | 9/12/19
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    Consultation is open on a draft consumer information standard that will allow consumers to have more information about where their food originated  more»
  • Blueberry Growers Anticipate Another Record Season

    14:54 | 9/12/19
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    AUCKLAND, Monday 9th December 2019: New Zealanders ate a record seven million punnets of fresh locally-grown blueberries last season and are expected to eat even more this summer as the main season gets underway. more»
  • Relief options to customers affected by flooding

    14:24 | 9/12/19
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    Westpac NZ is offering financial support to personal and business customers affected by the weather events on the West Coast, Mid and South Canterbury, and Central Otago.  more»
  • Spending well ahead so far

    13:58 | 9/12/19
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    The seasonal lift in spending ahead of Christmas Day is still running well ahead of last year as we start counting off the shopping days remaining. Taking a mid-November starting point 42 days ahead of Christmas Day, spending is up 5.6% to Saturday 7 ... more»
  • Kiwibank honours local heroes in new Sylvia Park branch

    12:41 | 9/12/19
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    Auckland local heroes have been permanently honoured at Kiwibank’s much anticipated standalone Sylvia Park branch, which opened today (Monday, 9 December 2019), at Sylvia Park Shopping Centre in Mt Wellington.  more»
  • Z tech International Innovator of the Year Award

    12:21 | 9/12/19
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    CarbonClick’s CPO Jan Ivar Czaplicki was announced as the winner of the International Michael Page ‘Innovator of the Year’ Award on Friday 6th of December, beating five other Australian finalists. Applications were judged upon their concept, value ... more»
  • I’m dreaming of a fairly-priced Christmas

    12:14 | 9/12/19
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    Sleigh bells may not be ringing much in New Zealand but shopping till bells certainly are, and the Commerce Commission is dreaming of a fairly-priced Christmas for consumers.  more»
  • Markets surge on jobs, trade

    11:47 | 9/12/19
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    Investors chased growth exposures on Friday night. Better than expected US non-farm payrolls, weaker China trade numbers and surprise oil production cuts from Saudi Arabia combined to lift shares and industrial commodities. Currencies held steady, ... more»
  • What lies beneath the surface? The pitfalls of facial eczema

    11:19 | 9/12/19
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    Do you rely on visual cues to assess your stock’s health? Making animal health plans or decisions on this alone can be detrimental to your production when it comes to facial eczema. What lies beneath the surface can tell a very different story that ... more»
  • NZ supporting future agriculture emission science leaders

    11:08 | 9/12/19
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    Thirty-one early-career scientists from 14 developing countries will each receive research scholarships to boost their scientific capability, with help from a New Zealand government-supported international PhD programme, the Ministry for Primary ... more»
  • Frucor Suntory replaces entire sales fleet

    11:06 | 9/12/19
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    In another demonstration of their absolute commitment to reducing emissions across their operations, Frucor Suntory has announced it will replace its entire sales vehicle fleet across Australia and New Zealand with hybrid electric vehicles. The existing ... more»
  • Wellbeing embraced at Internal Affairs

    10:47 | 9/12/19
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    Getting the balance right and supporting the collective health and wellbeing of staff has been a focus over the past week for the 2300 staff of Te Tari Taiwhenua, Department of Internal Affairs. more»
  • Fatter returns for meat and dairy in September

    10:46 | 9/12/19
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    Meat and dairy manufacturers received more for their products as prices rose in the September 2019 quarter, Stats NZ said today.  more»
  • Made of Manukau – A local Christmas retail experience

    10:45 | 9/12/19
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    The team at Ngahere Communities are bringing ‘Joy to the Hood’ this Christmas with their Made of Manukau pop-up shop retail experience in Manukau city centre, featuring 30, Maori, Pasifika and South-Auckland retailers selling their Christmas ... more»
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