The Warehouse Group boss Mark Powell is to leave after a
four-year stint in which he oversaw a major strategic shift,
including numerous acquisitions and a nationwide revamp of
the retailer's Red Sheds stores.
The Great South Basin remains the ''holy grail'' of frontier
oil and gas exploration in New Zealand, and is included in
the 2015 block offer announced by Energy and Resources
Minister Simon Bridges yesterday.
Achieving a merger of the two red meat co-operatives, let
alone ''the big four'' companies, would take ''a great deal
to work through'' to find an agreement that benefited all
parties, Silver Fern Farms chairman Rob Hewett says.