Silver Fern Farms has increased its presence in the beef
processing sector with the purchase of a a plant in Waikato,
while also announcing plans to build a high-tech beef
processing plant on its nearby Te Aroha site.
The Environment Canterbury panel considering more than 100
applications for water, mainly for irrigation, from the upper
Waitaki catchment above the Waitaki dam says it is not
possible to set a date when the decision will be released.
"Wheels inside wheels" is how Craigs Investment Partners
broker Chris Timms describes developments over Ngai Tahu's
plans to take a cornerstone shareholding in PGG Wrightson
through a joint venture with Chinese companies.