Momentum building for mandatory CoOL

Press Release – Horticulture NZ

Momentum building for mandatory CoOL Source: Horticulture NZ — Engagement with the New Zealand public is clearly showing their desire to have mandatory Country of Origin Labelling (CoOL) Horticulture New Zealand told the Primary Production Select … Read more »

Tegel Named Subway® Supplier Partner of the Year

Press Release – Tegel Foods

Leading poultry producer Tegel has been recognised by the Subway Brand (Subway) and its procurement partner company IPC Asia Pacific as the 2017 Supplier Partner of the Year across Australia and New Zealand, at the companys Supplier Awards. Read more »

Higher dairy, wood, and wine exports lift trade surplus

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

More dairy, wood, and wine exports in April 2017 led to a goods trade surplus of $578 million, Stats NZ said today. Read more »

Events Clothing Steps in to Support Emirates Team NZ

Press Release – Events Clothing Company

An Auckland uniform company has become the official team uniform supplier to Emirates Team New Zealand team for the 35th Americas Cup in Bermuda. Read more »

NZ’s Ubco raises $3.95 million to power electric farm bike

Article – BusinessDesk

May 19 (BusinessDesk) – Ubco, a New Zealand tech company that has designed an electric farm bike, successfully raised $3.95 million in funding in the US, Australia and New Zealand. Read more »

2017 finalists showcase research driving innovation

Press Release – KiwiNet

Hamilton, NZ, 18 May 2017 Twelve finalists have been selected for the fifth annual KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Awards, designed to celebrate commercialisation success within New Zealands universities and Crown Research Institutes. Read more »

Employment market – “Salary Plus” was candidate focus in ’16

Press Release – Madison Recruitment

Strong demand for specialised skills during 2016 saw sought-after candidates looking for more than just higher pay, the Madison 2017 Employment Market Report shows. Read more »

Outstanding calibre of export award finalists

Press Release – Employers And Manufacturers Association

Outstanding calibre of export award finalists Source: EMA — The array of finalists in the 2017 Air New Zealand Cargo ExportNZ Awards shows the exporting sector is in good heart. From start up to some of the countrys most well-known companies the … Read more »

Producer prices continue to climb

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Producer output prices rose 1.4 percent in the March 2017 quarter, while input prices rose 0.8 percent, Stats NZ said today. Read more »

Auckland to host Food Science and Technology Congress

Press Release – Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

New Zealands knowledgeable food industry network and Aucklands strong business event offering have helped secure the International Union of Food Science and Technology (IUFoST) 20th World Congress of Food Science and Technology for Auckland. Read more »

Consumers’ Right to Know Bill

Press Release – Soil and Health Association

Kiwis want to take off the blindfold we have when it comes to buying food. Thats the message of the Soil & Health Association, which welcomes the Consumers Right to Know (Labelling of Country of Origin of Food) Bill currently before a parliamentary … Read more »

Pride In Print Main Winners

Press Release – Pride In Print

SUPREME WINNER > Category Entry ID Entry name Entrant 3 Packaging 801 True Honey Large & Small Presentation Case Logick Print & Graphics Ltd RUNNER UP 1 Publications 524 Lets Take a Walk Caxton Read more »

NZ services sector activity slows near 5-year low

Article – BusinessDesk

May 15 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand’s services sector, which accounts for about two-thirds of the economy, shuffled along at its slowest pace in almost five years as a combination of school holidays and unseasonably wet weather were seen as weighing … Read more »

Domestic Manufacturing Sales Leading the Way

Press Release – NZ Manufacturers and Exporters Association

The latest New Zealand Manufacturers and Exporters Association (NZMEA) Survey of Business Conditions, completed during April 2017, shows total sales in March 2017 increased 2.93% (year on year export sales decreased by 8.10% with domestic sales … Read more »

Prestigious Awards For Printing.Com, Soar And PMP

Press Release – Print NZ

Myra Anderson of printing.com was named this years PrintNZ Apprentice of the Year, with the Training Company of the Year being awarded to Soar Print Group and the Trainer of the Year bestowed on PMP Print print manager Tony Reid. Read more »

NZ Revolutionises Textile Transfers And Exhibition Stands

Press Release – Pride In Print

Two New Zealand companies — one producing some of the best clothing transfers in the world and the other potentially revolutionising the design of exhibition stands — shared the coveted Industry Development and Creativity Category Prize at Pride … Read more »

Phase down plan announced for HFCs

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Dr Nick Smith Minister for the Environment 13 May 2017 Phase down plan announced for HFCs Read more »

NZ manufacturing activity dips in April

Article – BusinessDesk

May 12 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand’s manufacturing activity eased in April but remains in expansionary territory. Read more »

Deloitte South Island Index back on track to start 2017

Press Release – Deloitte New Zealand

The Deloitte South Island Index posted a solid quarterly performance to begin the 2017 calendar year, returning the Index to positive territory and recovering from its dismal 2016 year end. Read more »

Comcom steel investigation raises further concerns

Press Release – Adina Thorn

Auckland lawyer Adina Thorn says that the Commerce Commissions latest investigation into the supply of allegedly non-compliant steel by Fletcher Building shows that problems with the importing of poor quality steel into New Zealand are greater than … Read more »

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