Thursday, 19 November 2015 11:45

OIO needs more funds – PM

The Overseas Investment Office needs more resources, but a reform of legislation is not on the cards because of lack of political support, Prime Minister John Key says.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 11 November 2015 13:30

Time for us to re-engage with EU – trade envoy

Affluent markets are the key prize in a free trade agreement with the EU, says ag trade envoy Mike Petersen.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 10 November 2015 12:12

Free trade just the start

Even with a free trade agreement you can have "enormous challenges" if you don't have authorities on each side of the border supporting the passage of goods, Prime Minister John Key says.

Published in General News
Monday, 09 November 2015 10:40

No politics in Lochinvar decision

Prime Minister John Key says the decision to reject a Chinese bid for Lochinvar Station was nothing to do with politics.

Published in General News
Monday, 09 November 2015 10:29

China FTA under review - Key

New Zealand is in the process of renegotiating the free trade agreement with China, Prime Minister John Key says.

Published in General News
Saturday, 07 November 2015 08:49

Chinese infant formula plant opens

New Zealand's newest dairy plant, making infant formula for the Chinese market, was opened yesterday.

Published in General News
Friday, 06 November 2015 13:15

Technology propels dairy industry - PM

Prime Minister John Key has praised the dairy industry for driving innovation and technology at the opening of Waikato Milking Systems new $13 million building in Hamilton today.

Published in General News
Saturday, 31 October 2015 10:14

FTA talks between NZ and EU

A free trade agreement could be on the cards for New Zealand and the EU, says the Delegation of the European Union to New Zealand.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 13 October 2015 08:00

Selling TPP

The Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal is signed. Now comes the hard part.

Published in Milking It
Wednesday, 07 October 2015 11:36

Pollies’ take on TPP

Feedback on the TPP from agribusinesses has been mostly positive, but the same cannot be said for most political parties. Here's an offering of what some of our political parties have to say;

Published in General News
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