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“The importance of co-operatives to the New Zealand economy” will be the topic of Deputy Prime Minister Hon. Bill English’s address at this year’s Cooperative Business NZ Annual Awards Dinner on August 10th in Wellington.
New Zealand, the country whose economy is rated as the world’s most co-operative by the United Nations, is lending its support to a global initiative dedicated to sustainable development.
Cooperative Business NZ will present three new awards in a celebration of co-operative excellence at our 2016 Annual Awards Dinner on Wednesday, August 10th at the Basin Reserve, Wellington. The inaugural awards will acknowledge those [...]
Rural Support was the deserving beneficiary of a $250 donation by the University of Auckland, on behalf of one of the 56 co-ops that participated in a co-operative research study conducted earlier this year. Cooperative [...]
Warmest congratulations to Fiona Hancox and Lisa Murray who will join the Board of Cooperative Business NZ shortly. They were successfully nominated to fill the two Director roles which will become vacant immediately following our AGM on 10th August.
For your diary
|August 10||Co-operative Governance Seminar & AGM||Basin Reserve, Wellington|
|August 11 (am)||Seminar (continued), workshops and case studies||Basin Reserve, Wellington|
|October 11-13||ICA International Summit of Co-operatives||Quebec, Canada|
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Kiwi “What if?” Video launched
We premiered this Kiwi version of the “What if?” video during the ICA visit, attracting positive feedback and requests for customized versions, freely available to members. Thanks to the many Kiwi co-ops who provided images.
Long before the term ‘corporate social responsibility’ existed, the proudly 100% NZ-owned and operated Foodstuffs South Island’s co-operative approach to serving the mainland set high standards in looking after its workforce, community and environment.
Provelco is 100% owned by deer velvet producers. For the first time in the history of deer farming in New Zealand, the grower has a vehicle to look after both their product and their best interests.
EastPack provides post-harvest services for kiwifruit growers in all major growing regions in the North Island from Northland to the Hawkes Bay. A third of all growers in the New Zealand kiwifruit industry choose to pack their fruit with EastPack with its state-of-the-art packing and cool-chain infrastructure.
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