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Top 40 Co-ops
Don’t miss two great opportunities to meet the world’s most powerful co-operative leaders in Auckland on March 4. We’re hosting a gala dinner with tickets just $150 plus a free afternoon forum at Auckland [...]
Cooperative Business NZ Chief Executive Ian Macintosh met the Green Party co-leader James Shaw during a recent visit to Parliament where they discussed the importance of the co-operative business sector and fair regulations for all. James Shaw, who [...]
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For your diary
|March 3-5||ICA leaders visit NZ||Various*|
|March*||Leading Co-operative Essentials||North Island*|
|April*||Leading Co-operative Essentials||South Island*|
|October 11-13||ICA International Summit of Co-operatives||Quebec, Canada|
|* dates and venues to be confirmed|
Farmlands Co-operative Society Limited was created more than 50 years ago by New Zealand’s farmers, who wanted to cut their costs by creating competition in the rural supplies market. Since those first meetings at community [...]
CDC’s priority is excellent customer service, focussing on top “in stock” availability across a full line inventory, dedicated experienced staff plus superior financial returns for its co-operative members. It’s “your partner to a better business” [...]
Westland is owned by 400 dairy farming families, generations of whom have supplied top quality milk to the Hokitika-based co-operative since it was formed in 1937 in the dairying heartland of New Zealand’s west coast. [...]