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Māori innovation celebrated at New Zealand Hi-Tech Awards

Press Release – Callaghan Innovation

Mori innovation celebrated at New Zealand Hi-Tech Awards: Robotics Plus tech solving global labour constraints for growers Embargoed until Friday 24 May at 11pm Four industry-changing companies and the Mori innovators behind them have been … Read more »

2019 Hi-Tech Awards winners announced

Press Release – NZ Hi-Tech Awards

2019 Hi-Tech Awards winners announced Record number attend gala dinner Highlights: Pushpay named Hi-Tech Company of the Year Greg Cross inducted into the NZ Hi-Tech Hall of Fame PredictHQ takes out three awards Robotics Plus wins two awards … Read more »

Ethical clothing becoming the expectation not the exception.

Press Release – Seed The Change

In a world where the human impact on the environment is becoming more and more apparent every day, its refreshing to hear of break-through companies that are having a positive impact. Ethical clothing company , Little Yellow Bird has, in the last year … Read more »

Glass recycling unaffected by plastics changes

Press Release – Glass Packaging Forum

Residents in a growing number of regions may not be able to recycle much of their plastic packaging anymore, but that shouldnt discourage them from recycling glass, paper, cardboard and metal, say the Glass Packaging Forum. Read more »

Ambitious plan to secure Maori jobs in the economy

Press Release – New Zealand Maori Council

Robots are taking Maori jobs: New Zealand Maori Council releases ambitious plan to secure Maori jobs in the economy: mua mahi; Future of Work Read more »

Investigation into Bondor’s acquisition of Long Group closed

Press Release – Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has closed its investigation into Bondor New Zealands acquisition of the assets of Long Holdings Limited, the Insulation Panel & Door Co Limited and Long Panel Limited (together, the Long Group). Read more »

NZ manufacturing activity expands on month in April

Article – BusinessDesk

May 17 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand’s April manufacturing activity expanded versus March but was well down on the year as demand growth continues to cool. Read more »

New Zealand RAW Honey Company wins at international awards

Press Release – RAW Honey Company

The New Zealand RAW Honey Company Ltds RAW Rata Honey has scooped a gold and two silver medals in the 2019 London International Honey Awards (LIHA), announced at a ceremony held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London Docklands Riverside … Read more »

Munchkin US FDA Process on hold

Press Release – Synlait Milk Ltd

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) registration process required to launch Munchkins Grass Fed infant formula in the U.S. has been put on hold. Read more »

Consumers alerted to faulty BVL seatbelts

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Trading Standards is reminding consumers and auto parts retailers to check for BVL seatbelts, which are unsafe and need to be immediately recalled. Read more »

Tip Top to Join Froneri Global Family

Press Release – Fonterra

New Zealands iconic ice cream company has a new owner, after global ice cream company Froneri today purchased Tip Top from Fonterra for $380 million. Read more »

PrintNZ 2019 Awards Presented

Press Release – Print NZ

Stuff Petone press operator Josh Crawford has been named the overall PrintNZ Apprentice of the Year with Jenkins Freshpac Systems production manager Ross Craig winning the Trainer of the Year and Ovato the Training Company of the Year. Read more »

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