2012 News

2012 News



NZ King Salmon four new salmon farms for the Marlborough Sounds

20 December 2012

The Environmental Protection Authority has approved four new salmon farms for the Marlborough Sounds in a draft decision announced today.

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Board’s decision represents “missed opportunity for community”: New Zealand King Salmon
20 December 2012

The draft decision released today by the EPA’s Board of Inquiry represents a missed opportunity for Marlborough, Nelson, New Zealand and the company NZ King Salmon CEO Grant Rosewarne says.

“All could have benefited so much more had we been granted additional space.” - Mr Rosewarne says the company believes commerce and conservation can live together and that the Sounds can easily support what the company had planned.

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Hiway Group Limited acquires SAT CIVIL

7 November 2012

Hiway Group, through its Hiway Stabilizers Australia Pty Limited subsidiary, today announced that it had completed the 100% acquisition of SAT Civil Constructions Pty Limited, Queensland’s leading provider of specialist road stabilisation services.

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Ben Powles, General Manager at Fishpond speaks to Andrew Patterson from Interest.co.nz
4/07/2012

To see the interview via Youtube follow this link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JfTqvT-X3Js

Fishpond and Facebook have plenty in common; apart from both starting with the letter F. Both sites began life in bedrooms, were started around the same time by young entrepeneurs in their early twenties with no specific background in business and both quickly enjoyed phenomenal growth using the power of the net and feedback from users to spearhead their future direction.

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The New Zealand Farmers Weekly - Scales Corporation 100 years celebration.
16/07/2012

The last few years have been volatile and extremely challenging, but Scales Corporation goes into its centenary celebrations this weekend in as strong a position as it has even been. Except perhaps for a brief period after the Great War when the then chairman accused his own company of profiteering.

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Pohutukawa I - New Zealand Pharmaceuticals - breakthrough trialled in US
12/07/2012

A type of carbohydrate sugar known as ManNAc has been manufactured by New Zealand Pharmaceuticals since 2003. The sugar is one that is important to the human body, however it is one that can be difficult for the body to produce naturally.

NZ Pharmaceuticals hold certain Intellectual Property rights to the molecule, which is an intermediate product used in the manufacture of many different drugs and medications.

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Sale of shareholding in GoBus Holdings Limited

4 May 2012

Direct Capital, through its Direct Capital III and Pohutukawa funds, today announced that it had completed the sale of its shareholding in GoBus Holdings Limited, New Zealand’s third largest public transport operator, as part of a recapitalization plan to continue the company’s impressive growth.

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