Quentin MacLeod jokes that he never got to play with a
250-tonne excavator in the sandpit at school.
Dunedin-based Craigs Investment Partners investment adviser
Michael Milne has been shortlisted for the Financial Services
Institute of Australasia's (Finsia) Pinnacle Awards.
New Zealand's wool industry - for too long fragmented and
underperforming - desperately needs a strong, efficient,
farmer-owned vertically integrated core business, New Zealand
Wool Investment Company (Wool Co) director Anne Munro says.
Southland butcher Stephen Flynn is seeing sausages in his
New Zealand's investment in science, research and
development, at present about 1.2% of GDP, should be more
than doubled, Federated Farmers believes.
Farm sales for the three months ended September have
increased 56.7% on the corresponding time last year, figures
released by the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand show.
Seven farmer discussion groups in seven regions of New
Zealand in seven days — Ben Allomes is a man on a mission.
It's a little ironic when Fiona Johnston says she's not a big
wearer of accessories.
When Taieri farmer Graeme Wallace brought a mob of ewes and
lambs in for tailing this week, he thought the wool was being
pulled over his eyes.
The European financial crisis and the high cost of wool are
being blamed for carpet maker Cavalier Corporation's
significant drop in sales for the first quarter of its
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