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Rare Disorders NZ supports patient advocates

Press Release – NZORD

Rare Disorders NZ (RDNZ) supports all people living with a chronic health condition who are brave enough to share their experiences with the media to advocate for changes in the health system. Read more »

A2 Milk shares fall 15% despite solid result

Article – BusinessDesk

A2 Milk shares fell 15 percent despite another strong lift in annual revenue and net profit as a massive marketing push helped it make further inroads in its core China and the US markets. It also announced plans to exit the UK. Read more »

Strong Infrastructure Commission has tough task

Press Release – Employers And Manufacturers Association

The EMA says much is riding on the board and chief executive of the new National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) announced by Infrastructure Minister Hon Shane Jones today, with a difficult task ahead to deliver on its purpose. Read more »

NZ manufacturing activity shrinks for first time in 7 years

Article – BusinessDesk

Aug. 16 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand manufacturing activity contracted for the first time in seven years as new orders dried up and job numbers tumbled. Read more »

Manufacturing contracts for first time in 7 years

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

For the first time since 2012 New Zealands manufacturing sector has contracted, according to the Performance of Manufacturing Index (PMI), Nationals Finance spokesperson Paul Goldsmith says. Read more »

New $15 million infant formula can facility for Auckland

Press Release – Jamestrong Packaging

Jamestrong responds to burgeoning infant formula market, opening new $15 million can facility in Auckland, NZ Read more »

ComCom pushes Fonterra on impact of carbon reductions

Article – BusinessDesk

Aug. 15 (BusinessDesk) – The Commerce Commission wants more information from Fonterra Cooperative Group on what it thinks the cost of cutting carbon emissions will have on the milk price paid to farmers. Read more »

Why Gold Prices Are About To Skyrocket Even Higher

Article –

The gold bears have finally caved under the deafening barrage of fiscal and geopolitical catalysts, from Fed hints to intensely brewing conflict with Iran. But there is one key trend that stands to push gold up beyond $1,700–regardless of the day’s news. Read more »

Kia Eyes More Electrified Vehicles In Eco Push

Press Release – Kia Motors

Kia is looking to widen its range of electrified vehicles in New Zealand to provide local motorists with greater options to save fuel and be more environmentally proactive. Read more »

Businesses find Preventative Maintenance Advice a Winner

Press Release – BOA Hydraulics

What better way to get the most out of your valuable machine investment, than to get into the good habit of preventative hydraulic hose maintenance? Read more »

Agrichemical manufacturers endorse responsibility for waste

Press Release – Agcarm

Government initiatives to put the onus on manufacturers for ensuring that their products can be recycled or disposed of safely is a step in the right direction for New Zealands environmental outcomes. A voluntary product scheme for agrichemicals and their containers … Read more »

Plastic Industry Ready to Work with Government

Press Release – Plastics New Zealand

[Auckland, 9 Aug 2019] The plastics industry association, Plastics New Zealand, has welcomed the Governments announcement today regarding consultation on proposed priority products and priority stewardship scheme guidelines. Read more »

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