Worldskills & WelTec Celebrate the Hard Work of Good People

Press Release – Weltec

PRESS RELEASE 16 MARCH 2017: This week WelTec and WorldSkills New Zealand celebrated the significant contribution of long-serving staff volunteers. With a combined service of well over a century, WelTec staff volunteers champion the goals and activities … Read more »

George Methven To Be Inducted Into The Business Hall Of Fame

Press Release – Business Hall of Fame

New Zealands leading shower and tapware designer Methven Limited recently announced that George Methven will be inducted as one of eight Laureates into the New Zealand Business Hall of Fame in July 2017. Read more »

Kapiti Kahurangi Blue Cheese Wins Kiwi Favourite

Press Release – Fonterra

For the third year running, Kapiti Kahurangi Blue cheese has been awarded the New World Champion Favourite Cheese Award. Read more »

logs4jobs video launched to encourage females intrades jobs

Press Release – Prefab NZ

Women are the answer to New Zealands skilled worker shortage. Pamela Bell, CEO PrefabNZ. Read more »

URGENT UPDATE regarding LeaderBrand recall

Press Release – LeaderBrand

Further to LeaderBrands announcement today regarding the discovery of Listeria monocytogenes bacteria or Listeria in its Caesar Salad, LeaderBrand has issued a list of all the salad products it has recalled as follows: Read more »

E tū urges support for rally to protest Cadbury closure

Press Release – E tu

E t is urging the people of Dunedin to come out en masse and support the rally to save the citys iconic Cadbury factory and the jobs of its workers. Read more »

URGENT LeaderBrand salad product recall announcement

Press Release – LeaderBrand

On Thursday the 9th of March at 11am, LeaderBrand Produce Ltd. was advised that one of its salad product lines tested positive for Listeria monocytogenes bacteria or Listeria as it is more commonly known. Read more »

Supreme Court lets Affco appeal ruling on unlawful lockouts

Article – BusinessDesk

March 9 (BusinessDesk) – The Supreme Court has given Affco New Zealand leave to appeal a ruling that it unlawfully locked out meat workers when collective bargaining was taking place. Read more »

Dunedin’s citizens urged to speak up about Cadbury

Press Release – E tu

Organisers of Saturdays rally to save Dunedins Cadbury factory are urging Dunedinites to turn out in numbers and voice their anger over the proposed closure by Cadbury owner, Mondelez International. Read more »

NZ manufacturing sales volumes fall on meat & dairy

Article – BusinessDesk

March 8 (BusinessDesk) – The volume of New Zealand’s total manufacturing sales fell in the fourth quarter of 2016 but the values rose due to higher prices. Read more »

Meat and dairy volumes fall, but values are up

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

The volume of meat and dairy product manufacturing fell in the December 2016 quarter, although sales values rose due to higher prices, Statistics New Zealand said today. Read more »

Quarry Decision Today at Council Meeting

Press Release – Waimakariri District Council

Whether an application for a proposed quarry in North Canterbury is notifiable or not, will be made at a Waimakariri District Council meeting today. Read more »

E tū; Saturday event rallying point for public over Cadbury

Press Release – E tu

E t has welcomed a community initiative to rally support for saving Dunedins Cadbury factory and the jobs of its workers. Read more »

Slow Start to 2017

Press Release – NZ Manufacturers and Exporters Association

The latest New Zealand Manufacturers and Exporters Association (NZMEA) Survey of Business Conditions, completed during February 2017, shows total sales in January 2017 decreased 2.49% (year on year export sales decreased by 3.86% with domestic … Read more »

Rally in Dunedin to oppose proposed closure of Cadbury

Press Release – Save Cadbury Community Action Group

A rally will be held on Saturday, March 11th in Dunedin to protest the proposed closure of the iconic Cadbury factory, with the loss of nearly 400 jobs. Read more »

Envirocomp plans exciting new technology

Press Release – Envirocomp

The founder of world leading nappy composting company, Envirocomp Karen Ashby (nee Upston), has wasted little time following her consortiums repurchase of the New Zealand operation from multinational OCS. Karen established the business in 2008 … Read more »

Disappointment Mondelez won’t discuss options

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Dunedin Labour MPs Clare Curran and David Clark have questioned whether good faith has been shown by Cadbury factory owner Mondelez in refusing to discuss options for keeping the plant operating or part operating. Read more »

Strong Growth in Apiculture Industry Over 2015/16 Season

Press Release – Apiculture NZ

Export revenue for New Zealand pure honey reached a record $315 million for the year ended 30 June 2016, up 35 per cent on the previous year, according to a report released by the Ministry for Primary Industries. Read more »

Whittaker’s renews its partnership with Kiwis for kiwi

Press Release – Whittaker’s

Whittakers is committed to donating $80,000 from sales of the Whittakers Chocolate Kiwi to Kiwis for kiwi this year. Its donation to Kiwis for kiwi from the sale of the Whittakers Chocolate Kiwi last year helped to nurture and safely release 66 … Read more »

Kiwis Are Embracing Artisan Food Production

Press Release – Outstanding New Zealand Food Producer Awards

Response to Outstanding Food Producer Awards Proves Kiwis Are Embracing Artisan Horticulture, Agriculture And Production Read more »

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