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More Wood Use In New Zealand Would Help Environment And Reduce Market Pressure In China

Press Release – NZ Forest Owners Association

The Forest Owners Association says the government should be looking at more wood use in New Zealand, which would have environment and trade benefits. The Association President, Peter Weir says its time the government turned the negative log market … Read more »

UBCO Unveils Game-changing FRX1 Trail Bike And Launches NZ$2m Capital Raise Extension

Press Release – Ubco

Kiwi Utility Electric Vehicle (UEV) company, UBCO, has unveiled the innovative new Electric Trail Bike (FRX1). It has also launched a public capital raise of up to NZ$2m to drive further growth in product, inventory and market development, via online … Read more »

WasteMINZ And Plastics NZ Say It’s Time For The Greenwashing To Stop

Press Release – Plastics New Zealand

Plastics New Zealands CEO Rachel Barker has called for a crackdown on a practice called greenwashing where manufacturers claim their products are renewable or plastic free when they arent. There is a high level of greenwash around … Read more »

PriceSpy Research Suggests New Samsung Handsets Are Not As Popular As They Once Were

Press Release – PriceSpy

As anticipation builds surrounding the imminent release of Samsungs latest handset, the Samsung Galaxy S20 , new research from the fully impartial price and product comparison site, PriceSpy, suggests Kiwi shoppers may not be flocking to the shops … Read more »

More Toy Safety Fines And Prosecutions

Press Release – Commerce Commission

Another toy supply company has been fined for supplying unsafe toys and four more companies are before the Courts on toy safety charges following Commerce Commission investigations. Cinevan International Limited was fined $81,000 in the Auckland District … Read more »

Quantum PAR Series LED Grow Lights Already A World Favourite

Press Release – Herbal House

4Seasons Commercial Grow Lights and Herbal House are proud to present a new LED grow light to the market that is already creating waves across North America. The all-new Quantum PAR series LED grow lights, also known as Quantum boards, are fast … Read more »

Fletcher Building Announces FY20 Half Year Results And Dividend

Press Release – Fletcher Building

Revenue of $3,961 million, in line with market conditions EBIT before significant items of $219 million, compared to $248 million in HY19 [1] Net Profit After Tax of $82 million, compared to $89 million in HY19 Balance sheet remains strong, with … Read more »

Entec Introduce Gas Detection Tubes To Their Product Range

Press Release – Entec

Entec has recently added a new product to their range which will help to keep NZ workplaces safer for workers. The Auckland-based supplier of gas detection equipment and instrumentation will now stock gas detection tubes from Uniphos. Gas detection … Read more »

The Metal Trump Wants More Than Gold

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China has a monopoly on one of the most strategic metals on the planet, and Washington is anxious to change that. Global dominance at this point in the game means control of the rare earths elements that form the backbone of existing technology and the … Read more »

Aquafortus, Announces Two Significant Developments In Global Expansion

Press Release – Aquafortus

Auckland, 12 February 2020 New Zealand start-up, Aquafortus, has announced two significant business developments which will see its wastewater recovery technology being used in the US oil and gas sector and industrial wastewater applications in … Read more »

Four Out Of 10 Cars Fail First WoF Inspection

Press Release – Motor Trade Association

  End of year warrant of fitness figures show four in every 10 vehicles are not roadworthy enough to pass their first inspection. In total 1,886,104 vehicles failed their first warrant of fitness inspection in 2019. Commenting on the statistics, … Read more »

Burger King Unveils The Rebel Whopper: 100% Whopper, 0% Beef

Press Release – Burger King

Burger King unveils the Rebel Whopper: 100% Whopper, 0% Beef Today, Burger King New Zealand launches the burger we have all been waiting for the Rebel Whopper. After successful launches around the world, local Burger King fans can now try the … Read more »

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