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Still Time To Follow The Evidence On Vape Flavours – Petitioner

Press Release – Aotearoa Vapers Community Advocacy

Nearly a year since a Parliamentary petition on vaping flavours closed, and exactly six months since the Governments vaping legislation was passed, the petition organiser has submitted a supporting supplementary submission at the Health Select Committees … Read more »

New Products For Pets Taking Off – Hale Animal Health

Press Release – Hale Animal Health

New dietary supplements for pets just released on the New Zealand market are evidence that a huge trend overseas health products for pets is gathering pace here too. Read more »

Clear Need For Co-ordinated Action On Compostable Packaging

Press Release – The Packaging Forum

A recent survey of compostable packaging stakeholders by The Packaging Forum shows that between them they have completed over 100 compostable packaging projects in the last five years, with another 81 in progress and 85 more planned. Yet there has … Read more »

Deal Struck To Speed Up Removal Of Aluminium Dross From Mataura Paper Mill

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Government has announced a resolution to speed up the removal from Mataura of ouvea premix, an aluminum dross by-product stored in an old paper mill site next to the river. Environment Minister David Parker said he hopes the resolution gives … Read more »

MIA Responds To The Climate Change Commission’s Suggested Vehicle Policies

Press Release – Motor Industry Association

The Motor Industry Association welcomes the Climate Change Commissions draft report into required pathways to reduce New Zealands greenhouse gas emissions. It is a significant contribution to the debate and documents the challenge ahead … Read more »

Climate Change Targets Achievable And Affordable, Experts Say

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Meeting the Governments climate change targets is achievable at low cost Technologies required to meet targets already exist Reducing emissions will create new job, business, and export opportunities Most households would see a reduction … Read more »

Climate Change Commission Releases Advice On Path To Net Zero

Press Release – Climate Change Commission

The independent Climate Change Commission has released its draft package of advice to Government on the steps Aotearoa must take to drastically reduce greenhouse gas emissions and address climate change. Public consultation on the draft advice begins … Read more »

Greenfern Awarded Research Grant To Investigate High-value Products Made Using Hemp Seed Oil By-products

Press Release – Greenfern Industries

A Taranaki-based medicinal cannabis and industrial hemp venture is part of a group that will investigate ways to turn hemp seed hulls, which there is little or no market for currently, into high-value products destined for the global export market. Greenfern … Read more »

Low-Income Kiwi Households To Benefit From Million Dollar Charity Donation

Press Release – Ecosa

Low-Income Kiwi Households to Benefit from Million Dollar Charity Donation More than $1.5 million worth of mattresses has been donated to support Kiwis in need as part of a charitable initiative between The Salvation Army and a local bed supplier. … Read more »

VTech To Launch Green Electronic Learning Products With Sustainability Pledge 2030

Press Release – V Tech Educational Toys

VTech announced today that it will launch a variety of green electronic learning products in 2021, which marks an important step for its sustainability commitment towards replacing fossil-based plastics with sustainable alternatives by 2030. Four … Read more »

Tractor Industry Remains Optimistic For 2021

Press Release – Tractor and Machinery Association

The tractor sales industry finished 2020 on a strong note with December sales up 18.4 % on 2019. Tractor and Machinery Association (TAMA) president Kyle Baxter says that while 2020 definitely posed challenges for the industry, the current mood of … Read more »

The Mitsubishi Outlander – New Zealand’s Favourite Medium Sized SUV

Press Release – Mitsubishi Motors

As 2020 draws to a close, we look ahead with baited breath at the prospects 2021 will bring. Peaking over the horizon is the 2021 Mitsubishi Outlander , the next stage in evolution for the iconic SUV that has proven itself a permanent fixture … Read more »

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