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EPA: New Zealand introduces HFC gas permit scheme

Press Release – Environmental Protection Authority

The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) is implementing a new permitting system in response to the Kigali Amendment, an international agreement the New Zealand Government has signed, to reduce the levels of hydrofluorocarbons (HFC) gases in the Earths … Read more »

NZ manufacturing activity chugs along in November

Article – BusinessDesk

Dec. 14 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand manufacturing activity grew at a slightly slower pace last month, hovering around its long-run average, as the sector recovers from a mid-year lull. Read more »

Entries Open for the 2019 NZ Champion of Cheese Awards

Press Release – NZ Specialist Cheesemakers Assn

Entries Open for the 2019 NZ Champion of Cheese Awards For Immediate Release Friday 14 December 2018 The New Zealand Specialist Cheesemakers Association (NZSCA) is calling for entries for the revitalised NZ Champions of Cheese Awards which will be judged … Read more »

South Island Honey in Demand

Press Release – Taylor Pass Honey Co

The sweet taste of honey has made it a treat for over 8000 years but now theres more. Read more »

Manufacturer fined for unlicensed electrical work

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

A manufacturer of horse coaches has been prosecuted for undertaking electrical work that he was not licenced to carry out, with the help of his cousin. Read more »

NZ Yarn welcomes Hemp New Zealand as new strategic partner

Press Release – NZ Yarn

December 13 2018 NZ Yarn Ltd, a world-leading producer of New Zealand wool yarns for the global soft flooring market, is pleased to announce a major new strategic shareholder and business partner: Hemp New Zealand Ltd. Read more »

New Zealand to phase down use of HFCs from 2020

Press Release – New Zealand Government

New Zealand will begin phasing down the use of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) from 2020 as part of an international effort expected to avoid 0.5 degrees Celsius of global warming. Read more »

Hybrid options for the 2019 RAV4

Press Release – Toyota New Zealand

The all new RAV4, to be launched in 2019 locally, will be the first Toyota sport utility vehicle to be offered here with self-charging electric hybrid technology. Read more »

Ecostore Wins ‘Long-Term Innovation Excellence’ Award

Press Release – Ecostore

The award highlights ecostores commitment to making a difference and doing what is right for people and the planet. Read more »

Genesis joins global EV100 initiative

Press Release – Genesis Energy

Genesis Energy has joined The Climate Groups EV100 initiative which brings together companies from all over the world that are committed to switching their global fleets to electric vehicles to reduce carbon emissions. Read more »

Shrinking meat and dairy product manufacturing

Article – BusinessDesk

Dec. 10 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand manufacturing sales fell for a second straight quarter on shrinking volumes of meat and dairy products, tempering expectations for next week’s reading of the wider economy. Read more »

Dairy and meat products lead manufacturing fall

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

A fall in dairy and meat products pushed overall manufacturing sales down for the September 2018 quarter, Stats NZ said today. Read more »

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