Wednesday, 02 October 2019 12:04

Lessons for all in Westland co-op’s death

The demise of Westland as a cooperative contains a lesson for all business, says Roz Henry, the new Cooperative Business NZ chief executive.

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Thursday, 01 August 2019 07:55

Westland sale; signed, sealed and delivered

Senior staff of the Chinese dairy giant Yili will arrive this week to take the reins of their new acquisition Westland Milk Products.

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Steady but prudent expansion is the key to success at the Ashburton Trading Society (ATS) in Mid-Canterbury.

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Thursday, 18 July 2019 16:02

High Court approves Westland sale

The sale of Westland Milk to Chinese company Yili is now complete.

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Tuesday, 09 July 2019 13:55

Ironic end to champion co-op

Westland Milk Products’ sale to Chinese interests is an ironic end to the co-op, which last August was named New Zealand’s 2018 Cooperative Business of the Year.

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Tuesday, 09 July 2019 09:55

They knew the terms – Chairman

Westland chair Pete Morrison has reiterated the terms under which protesting former suppliers had surrendered their shares that they say are worth millions.

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Tuesday, 09 July 2019 08:55

Ex-Westland suppliers seek OIO help

A group of former suppliers of Westland Milk Products has formally asked the Overseas Investment Office to block or delay the sale to Yili.

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Tuesday, 09 July 2019 07:55

Westland sale ‘sad but inevitable’

Westland Milk Products shareholders voted overwhelmingly last Thursday to sell their co-op to Chinese dairy giant Yili.

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Thursday, 04 July 2019 10:55

Westland bonuses defended

Westland Milk Products’ board chair, Pete Morrison has defended bonus payments to chief executive Toni Brendish and other top executives, criticised as having conflicts of interest.

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Corporate farmer Southern Pastures, Westland Milk Products’ largest shareholder and milk supplier, says it will abstain from voting on the proposed takeover offer by Chinese giant Yili.

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