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With the Global Economic growth projection at -4.4% in October (WEO), the world is far from recovery and great caution is still taken with future forecasts.

Relief for farmers as live animal export trade resumes

Resumption of the live animal export trade, using new MPI rules based on the Heron "Shipment by Sea" review, will mean farmers can continue to benefit from strong international demand for breeding stock.

Live export report is tinkering around the edges - SAFE NZ

The Ministry for Primary Industries has today released new requirements for the export of live animals by sea, following recommendations from a review into the animal welfare assurances MPI receives from exporters. The review was led by Mike Heron QC.

N4L's entrepreneurship wins Innovation Award

Crown Company Network for Learning (N4L) has been recognised for its entrepreneurship and technical excellence at the Reseller News’ 2020 Innovation Awards, which celebrate leadership and innovation in New Zealand’s technology industry.

Bond sell off continues - CMC Markets

By Michael McCarthy, chief market strategist, CMC Markets and Stockbroking

Research reveals Kiwis not confident about recycling efforts

New research as part of New Zealand Recycling Week, has shown that just 1% of Kiwis feel confident about knowing which plastics can be recycled. 75% of those surveyed also thought this lack of knowledge was preventing them from recycling more.

Volpara 'deserved winner' of Supreme Gold Award - Chamber

The Wellington Chamber of Commerce has congratulated Volpara Health Technologies for taking out the Supreme Gold Award and the Cyber Gold Award at last night’s Wellington Gold Awards.

DairyNZ seeks associate directors

Dairy farmers with an interest in governance are encouraged to apply for two associate director roles.

The DairyNZ board roles are a unique opportunity for farmers to contribute to their industry good body, participate in discussion and debate, and gain experience in a governance role.

Vaping in vogue as Kiwis hang up on cordless phones - Stats NZ

People are spending more on vaping, including e-cigarettes, but less on fading technology such as cordless phones, CDs, and travel guides, Stats NZ said today.

Prices rebound as NZ unlocks from Covid-19 - Stats NZ

Higher prices for vegetables and rates, and a rebound in the cost of public transport, led to a 0.7 percent rise in the consumers price index (CPI) in the September 2020 quarter, taking annual inflation to 1.4 percent, Stats NZ said today.