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Ethique to take on Australia’s love of plastic bottles

Press Release – Ethique

Christchurch-based beauty brand Ethique has signed a deal with major Australian retailer that will see 22 of its products sold in more than 420 stores throughout Australia. Read more »

OSOF urges Ministry to extend proposed bag ban

Press Release – Our Seas Our Future

Our Seas Our Future supports the proposed ban on single-use plastic bags, and have welcomed the opportunity to comment on the Ministry for the Environments Waste Free Future Consultation. Read more »

Steel & Tube affirms guidance citing new contracts

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 24 (BusinessDesk) – Steel & Tube Holdings has reaffirmed its full-year earnings guidance citing new customer contracts and progress with efforts to streamline its business and cut costs. Read more »

China steel trade subsidies subject of dispute with NZ

Press Release – Building Industry Federation

Chinese subsidization of steel exports to New Zealand remains an issue to be resolved following a High Court ruling yesterday critical of advice provided by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment to the former New Zealand Government. Read more »

Tiwai Point to begin energising fourth potline

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 20 (BusinessDesk) – The Tiwai Point smelter will soon begin energising the sites fourth potline after a six-year break. Read more »

E tū welcomes High Court ruling on steel dumping

Press Release – E tu Union

E t says its support for NZ Steels complaint of steel-dumping by China has been vindicated by a High Court ruling directing MBIE to reinvestigate. Read more »

High Court orders reinvestigation of Chinese steel imports

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 19 (BusinessDesk) – Officials have been ordered to reconsider New Zealand Steel’s bid to have anti-dumping duties on imposed on Chinese steel imports. Read more »

Judgment: NZ Steel v Minister of Consumer Affairs

Press Release – New Zealand High Court

The High Court has found in favour of NZ Steel… It has quashed the Ministers decision and directed that it be reconsidered. Read more »

Oxfam report on multinational drug companies misleading

Press Release – Inland Revenue Department

Oxfam report on the tax affairs of multinational drug companies labelled misleading by Inland Revenue Read more »

NZ manufacturing activity recovers in August

Article – BusinessDesk

New Zealand’s manufacturing activity grew at a faster pace in August as increased demand from the construction industry underpinned a pick-up in production and new orders. Read more »

NZDA urges NZ not to be left behind on sugary drinks

Press Release – New Zealand Dental Association

Media release Dental Association urges New Zealand not to be left behind on sugary drinks Read more »

Kaitaia workers left with more questions than answers

Press Release – First Union

Workers at the JNL/ Juken Triboard Wood Products Mill in Kaitaia remain concerned after todays company announcement that the mill would be undergoing a major upgrade, and around 40 jobs may be on the chopping block. Read more »

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