Broadband failure sucks up more cash

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

The Commerce Committee has blocked an inquiry into the $300 million rural broadband initiative (RBI) despite mounting evidence its a massive policy failure and waste of money, says Labours ICT spokesperson Clare Curran. Read more »

RESEND: Alliance shareholders confident of forcing meeting

Article – BusinessDesk

July 3 (BusinessDesk) – Disgruntled Alliance Group shareholders say they hope to have the support from 5 percent of their number within the next 10 days that’s required to force a special meeting to discuss the potential benefits and risks of a merger … Read more »

Alliance shareholders confident of forcing meeting on merger

Article – BusinessDesk

July 3 (BusinessDesk) – Disgruntled Alliance Group shareholders say they hope to have the support from 5 percent of their number within the next 10 days required to force a special meeting to discuss the potential benefits and risks of a merger … Read more »

Relevance in a modern World

Speech – Federated Farmers

Members of National Council, Ladies and Gentlemen. It gives me great pleasure to be delivering this presidents address to you. Read more »

Beingmate joins Shenzhen selloff

Article – BusinessDesk

Beingmate joins Shenzhen selloff to trade 12% below price Fonterra paid for 18.8% stake Read more »

Guy: Speech to Federated Farmers 2015 Annual Conference

Speech – New Zealand Government

Good morning and thank you all for the opportunity to speak to your annual conference here this morning. Read more »

Federated Farmers National Conference 2015

Press Release – Federated Farmers

King Salmon CEO Grant Rosewarne told Federated Farmers National Conference this afternoon that being efficient with practice and popular with wider society did not guarantee social license to operate. Read more »

Federated Farmers “Resilient Agri-business” Conference

Press Release – Federated Farmers

Massey Professor Ralph Sims challenged Federated Farmers National Conference today that New Zealand is not doing enough to mitigate and adapt to climate change. Read more »

Weak dairy prices prompt pull back in payout expectations

Article – BusinessDesk

Weak dairy prices prompt pull back in expectations for payout to NZ dairy farmers this season Read more »

NZ commodity prices fall for third month to 3-year low

Article – BusinessDesk

July 2 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand commodity prices fell for a third consecutive month in June to a three-year low, on weakness in aluminium, dairy, and meat. Read more »

Bleak Times for NZ as Dairy Prices Continue to Slide

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Bleak Times for NZ as Dairy Prices Continue to Slide The outlook for the New Zealand economy, as dairy prices took another huge tumble overnight, is bleak as New Zealand First has consistently warned. On one hand we have an economy at a standstill … Read more »

Low dairy prices highlight the failure of National

Press Release – Green Party

Further falls overnight in dairy auction prices have highlighted the failure of Nationals economic strategy, the Green Party said today. Read more »

Women of Waikato Announced Best Young Butchers

Press Release – Retail Meat New Zealand

In the fourth leg of the 2015 Alto Young Butcher and Competenz Butcher Apprentice of the Year regional finals, the best young butchers of the Waikato have been announced, and the female entrants have come out on top. Alana Empson from New World Hillcrest … Read more »

New phase for NAIT programme

Press Release – OSPRI New Zealand

July is the start of the next phase for OSPRIs NAIT programme with the three-year exemption period for pre-NAIT cattle now over. This means that all cattle must be tagged and registered in the NAIT system, even if they are not leaving your property … Read more »

Fonterra Updates Progress of Its Business Review

Press Release – Fonterra

Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited today provided an update on the business review it announced in March this year. Fonterra Chief Executive Theo Spierings said the purpose of the review is to ensure that Fonterra is best placed to respond to a rapidly … Read more »

Top Performing Sheep Farmers And Industry Leaders Celebrated

Press Release – NZ Beef and Lamb

Sheep farmers have celebrated the top performers in their industry at the Beef + Lamb New Zealand Sheep Industry Awards in Invercargill tonight. Read more »

Bad week for NZ economy gets worse

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

The bad news for the New Zealand economy got worse this morning with the 8th successive drop in dairy prices at this mornings global dairy auction, again exposing the absence of any Plan B from the National Government, Labours Finance spokesperson … Read more »

Advance Parties gaining traction

Press Release – Deer Industry NZ

Deer Industry NZ is fielding an upsurge in the number of farmers wanting to join an Advance Party (AP). Read more »

Livestock Threatened, Farmers Face Unfair Competition

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

New Zealand farm livestock could be under threat from contaminated grain, but the government refuses to act. Read more »

192 lives lost on export shipment

Press Release – Save Animals From Exploitation

Animal advocacy organisation SAFE is appalled that 191 sheep and one cow perished on board a controversial live export shipment to Mexico. The shipment of a reported 45,000 sheep and 3,200 cattle was the largest cargo of animals ever to leave New … Read more »

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