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Cleverness comes at a cost: the plight of the brainy bumble bee: Plant & Food Research

Published By   /  March 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Cleverness comes at a cost: the plight of the brainy bumble bee: Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Cleverness comes at a cost: the plight of the brainy bumble bee: Plant & Food Research 30 March 2017 Being smart does not necessarily mean you are bringing home the most bacon, if you are a bumble bee at least. Scientists at Plant […]

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Further extension to NZME/Fairfax merger

Published By   /  March 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Further extension to NZME/Fairfax merger

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Further extension to NZME/Fairfax merger Further extension to NZME/Fairfax merger 29 March 2017 On Wednesday 22 March the Commission received a lengthy submission from NZME and Fairfax providing further analysis and expert evidence in support of its merger authorisation application. Public versions of this submission and […]

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Giving Northland students a taste of horticulture: Plant & Food Research

Published By   /  March 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Giving Northland students a taste of horticulture: Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Giving Northland students a taste of horticulture: Plant & Food Research 28 March 2017 Plant & Food Research and Orangewood Ltd are helping Northland students develop their knowledge of local fruit crops through a new work experience programme, with the aim of increasing […]

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NZ Post names new Chief Executive

Published By   /  March 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, New Zealand Post, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on NZ Post names new Chief Executive

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Post – Release/Statement Headline: NZ Post names new Chief Executive NZ Post Board Chair Jane Taylor today announced that David Walsh will take up the role of Chief Executive Officer at NZ Post, with effect from 1 May 2017. The announcement follows the notice of retirement last year of […]

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Spark seeks clearance to acquire TeamTalk

Published By   /  March 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Spark seeks clearance to acquire TeamTalk

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Spark seeks clearance to acquire TeamTalk Spark seeks clearance to acquire TeamTalk 20 March 2017 The Commerce Commission has received a clearance application from Spark New Zealand Trading Limited (Spark) to, either directly or indirectly, acquire up to 100% of the shares of TeamTalk Limited. Spark […]

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Finding more profit from fodder beet: Plant & Food Research

Published By   /  March 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Finding more profit from fodder beet: Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Finding more profit from fodder beet: Plant & Food Research 20 March 2017 Poor management practices or misinformation mean farmers are failing to maximise profitability from fodder beet crops. The expansion of the dairy sector has led to increased demand for specialist forage […]

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Commission reaches preliminary view to authorise Nelson and Tasman Councils’ joint landfill application

Published By   /  March 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Commission reaches preliminary view to authorise Nelson and Tasman Councils’ joint landfill application

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Commission reaches preliminary view to authorise Nelson and Tasman Councils’ joint landfill application Commission reaches preliminary view to authorise Nelson and Tasman Councils’ joint landfill application 17 March 2017 The Commerce Commission has reached a preliminary view that, subject to a condition, it should allow the […]

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Statement of Preliminary Issues released for Vero / Tower

Published By   /  March 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Statement of Preliminary Issues released for Vero / Tower

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Statement of Preliminary Issues released for Vero / Tower Statement of Preliminary Issues released for Vero / Tower 16 March 2017 The Commerce Commission has published a Statement of Preliminary Issues relating to the proposed acquisition of Tower by Vero. The statement of preliminary issues outlines […]

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Chorus network capacity to continue to grow to meet customer need

Published By   /  March 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Chorus network capacity to continue to grow to meet customer need

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Chorus network capacity to continue to grow to meet customer need Chorus network capacity to continue to grow to meet customer need 14 March 2017 The Commerce Commission has today released the final decision in its review of the non‑price features of the Unbundled Bitstream Access […]

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Delivering sustainability with full electric vehicles introduced in the Courier Fleet

Published By   /  March 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, New Zealand Post, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Delivering sustainability with full electric vehicles introduced in the Courier Fleet

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Post – Release/Statement Headline: Delivering sustainability with full electric vehicles introduced in the Courier Fleet New Zealand Post is delivering even more sustainability per parcel with the first fully electric vehicles entering the PACE network. Vishal Kumar Sami, PACE contractor has done the sums and believes the time is […]

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Commission issues warning over chicken size representations

Published By   /  March 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Commission issues warning over chicken size representations

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Commission issues warning over chicken size representations Commission issues warning over chicken size representations 7 March 2017 Poultry producers Inghams Enterprises (NZ) PTY Limited (Inghams) and Tegel Foods Limited (Tegel) have been issued with warnings by the Commerce Commission over packaging representations about the size of […]

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Good for exports, health and environment: a history of apple pest management: Plant & Food Research

Published By   /  March 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Good for exports, health and environment: a history of apple pest management: Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Good for exports, health and environment: a history of apple pest management: Plant & Food Research 6 March 2017 A unified, goal-driven sector with a responsiveness to market demand is credited with the development of a pest management system in New Zealand’s apple […]

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Vero seeks clearance to acquire Tower

Published By   /  March 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Vero seeks clearance to acquire Tower

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Vero seeks clearance to acquire Tower Vero seeks clearance to acquire Tower 3 March 2017 The Commerce Commission has received a clearance application from Vero Insurance New Zealand Limited to acquire up to 100% of the shares in Tower Limited. Vero is the New Zealand subsidiary […]

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Commission declines clearance for Vodafone/Sky merger

Published By   /  February 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Commission declines clearance for Vodafone/Sky merger

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Commission declines clearance for Vodafone/Sky merger Commission declines clearance for Vodafone/Sky merger 23 February 2017 The Commerce Commission has declined to grant clearance for the proposed merger of Sky Network Television and Vodafone New Zealand. The Commission’s assessment focused on the impact of the proposed merger […]

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Judge criticises mobile trader for targeting the vulnerable

Published By   /  February 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Judge criticises mobile trader for targeting the vulnerable

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Judge criticises mobile trader for targeting the vulnerable Judge criticises mobile trader for targeting the vulnerable 22 February 2017 Mobile trader Bestdeals 4 You Limited (Bestdeals) has been fined $47,250 in the Auckland District Court for failing to disclose key consumer information about its credit contracts […]

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NZ Post posts strong interim result

Published By   /  February 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, New Zealand Post, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on NZ Post posts strong interim result

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Post – Release/Statement Headline: NZ Post posts strong interim result NZ Post (not including Kiwibank) today reported underlying net profit after taxation (NPAT) of $14 million for the six months to December 2016. The result for the postal services (mail, parcels and logistics) business, which excludes one-offs, is up […]

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Commission proposes revenues and quality standards for gas pipeline services

Published By   /  February 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Commission proposes revenues and quality standards for gas pipeline services

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Commission proposes revenues and quality standards for gas pipeline services Commission proposes revenues and quality standards for gas pipeline services 10 February 2017 The Commerce Commission has released its draft decisions on the default price-quality paths (DPP) for gas pipeline services. These paths set the revenues […]

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Spellbinding Southern Lights celebrated in New Zealand Post stamps and coin

Published By   /  February 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, New Zealand Post, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Spellbinding Southern Lights celebrated in New Zealand Post stamps and coin

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Post – Release/Statement Headline: Spellbinding Southern Lights celebrated in New Zealand Post stamps and coin The awe-inspiring Southern Lights seen over the Aoraki Mackenzie International Dark Sky Reserve are featured on new stamps from New Zealand Post. The Southern Lights stamps show this stunning natural phenomenon which is characterised […]

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Commission confirms charges filed against Bunnings for misleading advertising

Published By   /  February 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Commission confirms charges filed against Bunnings for misleading advertising

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Commission confirms charges filed against Bunnings for misleading advertising Commission confirms charges filed against Bunnings for misleading advertising 8 February 2017 The Commerce Commission has filed 45 charges in Auckland District Court against Bunnings (NZ) Limited alleging it misled consumers by advertising the prices of its […]

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NZ Post acknowledges the passing away of the last of the WWII Pacific Islands Coast Watchers

Published By   /  February 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, New Zealand Post, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on NZ Post acknowledges the passing away of the last of the WWII Pacific Islands Coast Watchers

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Post – Release/Statement Headline: NZ Post acknowledges the passing away of the last of the WWII Pacific Islands Coast Watchers NZ Post today acknowledged the death aged 96 of John Jones, one of the “Coastwatchers” who manned coastwatching stations throughout the Pacific during the Second World War to track […]

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