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Conditional sale of I Love Food Co announced

Press Release – Walter and Wild

Walter & Wild is on a mission to bring excitement and dynamism to the New Zealand food industry. Today they are pleased to announce that they have taken a bold step toward achieving that mission. The company has entered into a conditional purchase … Read more »

Govt raises GST threshold for online shopping

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 18 (BusinessDesk) – Revenue Minister Stuart Nash will introduce legislation next month to impose a goods and services tax on small online retail purchases. Read more »

Trade Me supports government’s move to collect GST

Press Release – Trade Me Limited

The governments announcement this morning that they will pass legislation to collect GST on imports worth less than $1,000 next October has been welcomed by Trade Me. Read more »

Global day celebrates power of ecolabels

Press Release – Environmental Choice New Zealand

World Ecolabel Day is a global campaign run by the Global Ecolabelling Network to raise awareness of products and services that are certified green. Read more »

Foreign Website Gst Confirmation Welcomed

Press Release – Retail NZ

Retail NZ has welcomed confirmation from the Government that foreign websites selling into New Zealand will have to register for GST from 1 October next year. Read more »

Petrol price relief coming to the capital

Press Release – Waitomo

Hamilton-based fuel supplier Waitomo Group has today announced plans to open a Waitomo Fuel Stop in central Wellington in early 2019, delivering much-needed competition to the capital. Read more »

NZ Winemaker awarded second World Pinot Noir trophy in a row

Press Release – Invivo Wines New Zealand

New Zealand Winemaker awarded World Pinot Noir trophy for the second year in a row! Read more »

Petrol pushes annual inflation to 1.9 percent

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

The consumers price index (CPI) increased 1.9 percent in the September 2018 year, driven by higher petrol prices, Stats NZ said today. Read more »

Trade Me commits to the Living Wage

Press Release – Trademe

Trade Me will move more than 30 staff to the Living Wage from the end of October. Read more »

Right Information, Right Appliance, Right Wattage

Press Release – Electricity Retailers’ Association of NZ

Right Information, Right Appliance, Right Wattage is Key to Ensuring Youre Getting the Best Value for Your Electricity Read more »

2018 New Zealand Extra Virgin Olive Oil Awards

Press Release – New Zealand Extra Virgin Olive Oil Awards

Winners in New Zealands most prestigious competition for olive oil were announced last night at a formal dinner held in Masterton. The New Zealand Extra Virgin Olive Awards are run by Olives New Zealand, the national organisation for olive oil growers. Read more »

Ministers vote for effective pregnancy warning labels

Press Release – Alcohol Healthwatch

The wellbeing of future generations of Kiwi and Australian children has finally been placed ahead of alcohol industry profits following a decision on alcohol and pregnancy warning labels in Australia. Read more »

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