• Agriculture forecast to underpin New Zealand’s long term prosperity

    New Zealanders involved in food production have a buoyant long term future once the current economic squeeze on the rural sector eases up, according to Agriculture Minister David Carter. Speaking in the latest edition of Bayleys Real...

    • Posted April 25, 2010
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  • Bumping along the bottom

    The latest New Zealand Manufacturers and Exporters Association (NZMEA) Survey of Business Conditions completed during February 2010, shows total sales in January 2010 decreased 3% (export sales decreased by 32% with domestic sales increasing 15%) on January...

    • Posted April 25, 2010
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  • Manufacturing shows the way at EMEX 2010

    EMEX 2010 is the show piece for the latest manufacturing equipment and technology for New Zealand businesses. Companies have taken the opportunity to display to decisionmakers some of the “goods” available to assist them maintain their competitiveness...

    • Posted April 25, 2010
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  • PlanetSolar Superyacht Designed by Kiwi Firm

    When a German businessman set his sights on building a solar-powered boat to circumnavigate the globe, he called on Kiwi design company LOMOcean to make it happen. PlanetSolar Auckland-based LOMOcean naval architects and yacht designers drew up...

    • Posted April 24, 2010
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  • The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life

    When I first heard that Alice Schroeder was writing a biography of Warren Buffett, I was excited. Buffett knows Ms. Schroeder well, and had given her extensive interviews and unprecedented access to his records — this was...

    • Posted April 24, 2010
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  • Opportunities exist everywhere

    With the recent disruption to the world’s aviation industry caused by the Norwegian volcanic eruptions, we known that anything is possible to cripple the world economy and our freedom of movement. Let’s face it the last 18...

    • Posted April 24, 2010
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