Update: China lifts temporary ban on Fonterra whey products

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 31 (BusinessDesk) – Chinese authorities have lifted a temporary ban on the importation of Fonterra Cooperative Group’s whey powder and dairy base powder used in the manufacture of infant formula that has been in place since August last year in the wake of the … Read more »

China lifts ban on Fonterra whey powders

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 31 (BusinessDesk) – Chinese authorities have lifted a temporary ban on the importation of Fonterra Cooperative Group’s whey powder and dairy base powder used in the manufacture of infant formula that has been in place since August last year in the wake of the … Read more »

Westland Milk proposes new investment share for farmers

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 31 (BusinessDesk) – Westland Milk Products, New Zealands second biggest dairy cooperative, is proposing a new capital structure that would see its shareholder farmers issued with investment shares annually on top of the existing milk share. Read more »

World’s first NZ Inc. farm in the high tropics

Press Release – Dairy SolutioNZ

Waikato farm development organisation Dairy Solutionz (NZ) Ltd. will open the first ever New Zealand-technology demonstration dairy farm in the high tropics 2800m above sea level next month. Read more »

3D Printing – Wellington Innovation

Press Release – fre3formD

Gordon Dykes, one of New Zealands leading Fused Filament Fabrication 3D printer experts recently exhibited at the highly successful 3D printing lecture series at Hutt City Libraries. Read more »

Every worker will be affected by employment law changes

Press Release – Engineering Printing and Manufacturing Union

Every worker will feel the effects of the governments new employment laws and should join a union if they want to maintain and increase their wages and conditions, says New Zealands largest private sector union, the EPMU. Read more »

BNZ chief Healy sees growth in rural, business lending

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 30 (BusinessDesk) – Bank of New Zealand chief executive Anthony Healy expects the broader rural sector to continue to grow with greater investment along the value-chain, and anticipates increased business lending after a period of low credit expansion. Read more »

Trade Deal Threatens Farmers and Food Businesses

Press Release – GE Free NZ

The secret Trans Pacific Partnership negotiations are a direct threat to food businesses and farmers, and a moratorium on the release of GE crops must be enshrined in law before the TPP is signed. Read more »

Massey to host $5m Food Safety Research Centre

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce and Food Safety Minister Jo Goodhew today announced that Massey University will host the new Food Safety Science and Research Centre. Read more »

DHL Express Fashion Export Scholarship Finalists Announced

Press Release – DHL

DHL Express, the worlds leading international express services provider, is pleased to bring three of New Zealands top emerging fashion exporters a step closer to being awarded the highly coveted DHL Express Fashion Export Scholarship as Georgia … Read more »

Nuplex names Holcim’s Cuthell as new CFO as Davis retires

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 28 (BusinessDesk) – Nuplex Industries, which last week announced the sale of two Australasian units to focus on global resins, named Holcim Australia’s Clive Cuthell as chief financial officer, replacing Ian Davis. Read more »

Silver Fern turns to pretax profit, mulls capital structure

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 28 (BusinessDesk) – Silver Fern Farms turned to a pretax profit following losses the previous two years and signalled a reorganisation that may lead New Zealand’s biggest meat processor and marketer to change its capital structure. Read more »

Emerson’s Brewery JP Dufour Scholarship: Applications open

Press Release – Emerson’s

Tertiary students undertaking a project within the brewing industry are invited to apply for the inaugural Emersons Brewery JP Dufour Scholarship . Read more »

Martin Jetpack seeks A$25M in ASX listing to fund plans

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 28 (BusinessDesk) – Martin Aircraft Co, which counts Jenny Morel’s No 8 Ventures among its shareholders, is looking to raise A$25 million in an ASX listing to fund plans which it says would make it the world’s first commercial jetpack manufacturer. Read more »

Award-winning boutique Gisborne winery for sale

Press Release – Bayleys

Well-known Gisborne business Kirkpatrick Estate Winery located on the famous Patutahi Plateau, 12 minutes from Gisborne city has been placed on the market for sale. Read more »

GPG’s Coats posts flat 3rd-quarter sales, affirms FY target

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 28 (BusinessDesk) – Guiness Peat Group’s Coats unit reported flat sales in the third quarter, affirming expectations annual profit will meet market forecasts, while the wider group continues to work through its outstanding UK pension liabilities. Read more »

Beautiful sleep in more ways than one

Press Release – Sealy NZ

The bids are rolling in for Sealys one-off designer on TradeMe. But if youre interested in a stylish and fashionable bed that delivers a great sleep youd better be quick – the auctions close between 6:30 & 9:30pm on Tuesday (28 October). Read more »

Cavalier shares drop 10% after profit warning

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 24 (BusinessDesk) – Shares of Cavalier Corp dropped 10 percent after the carpet maker warned it will probably miss earnings guidance due to a strong kiwi dollar against its Australian counterpart and a high price of wool. Read more »

Chance to ask questions about submitting on air rules

Press Release – Environment Southland

Invercargill residents will have an opportunity to talk to Environment Southland staff about the proposed new air quality rules and how to make a submission at the Invercargill Library this Tuesday. Read more »

Ballance Ward B Election draws record field

Press Release – Ballance Agri-Nutrients

Ballance Agri-Nutrients call last month for director nominations for its Ward B has yielded 9 candidates hoping to replace Dean Nikora who resigned as a director ahead of taking up an international posting. Read more »

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