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By JANES, Andrew AFTER a year and a half of steadily rising dairy prices, shoppers are finally in for some relief when they buy milk, cheese, yoghurt, butter and icecream.
Product: St Ronan's Pastoral Ltd Offerer: MyFarm How it works: New Zealand's economy relies a lot on farming, but there are not many investment opportunities in the sector. MyFarm offers some, in the form of equity partnerships in farms, but they are not for everybody.
By ANDERSON, Charles Some of New Zealand's 85,000 tonnes of electronic waste will find a safer home after a collection day in Nelson and Tasman tomorrow. eDay began in Wellington in 2006 in response to concerns that much of the electronic equipment which was thrown away could be safely recycled.
By ARNOLD, Karen FONTERRA IS in the dark about its liability for compensation payouts as the global fallout from the Sanlu tainted milk saga continues. But the government says diplomatic ties between New Zealand and China remain strong despite Fonterra's link to the scandal.
By David Barboza At a dairy farming village on the outskirts of this northern city, a group of residents surrounded a village official last week, and started berating him.
By JANES, Andrew FONTERRA is expected to lift its payout forecast for this season by at least 30 cents a kilogram of milk solids after a board meeting on Thursday.
Fonterra Brands New Zealand has confirmed that it will lower the price of its dairy products in the coming months.
By HARDING, Evan ENVIRONMENT SOUTHLAND is supporting a judge who has warned southern dairy farmers to clean up their act or face closure.
High dairy prices have dampened global consumer demand. --------- ----------- The new payout announcement made by Fonterra will not lead to a dramatic belt tightening by dairy farmers.
By BRETT, Cate THIS TIME last week the story was about China and the thousands of infants whose health has been compromised by contaminated milk powder. Had it not been for the fact our flagship exporter Fonterra was centre stage, the story would probably have run on the world pages.