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Cooperative Business NZ Chief Executive Ian Macintosh was interviewed by Fonterra recently for its blog, The Milk Run. Check out Ian’s answers to the questions put to him by the dairy giant – NZ’s largest co-operative.
Here’s a wrap of the news from “Towards 2020”, the International Co-operative Alliance’s Global Conference and General Assembly held in Antalya, Turkey. We publish links to the conference website and media coverage in Co-operative News. […]
The International Co-operative Alliance has urged the heads of government, in Paris for the COP21, to agree to effective, ambitious measures against climate change and consider the co-operative sector as a partner in their […]
Most people recognise brands such as Mitre 10, ITM, Pak n’ Save, Zespri and Southern Cross – yet few would realise all of them are co-operatives, and that they are big part of New Zealand’s economy. […]
For your diary
|March 2016*||Leading Co-operative Essentials||North Island*|
|April 2016*||Leading Co-operative Essentials||South Island*|
|October 11-13, 2016||ICA International Summit of Co-operatives||Quebec, Canada|
|* dates and venues to be confirmed|
Grower-owned co-operative, Market Gardeners Ltd trading as MG Marketing, was founded in 1923 by a group of independently minded vegetable growers in Wellington, and stands today as a leading supplier of fresh produce to NZ, […]
Like-minded farmers started Ravensdown in 1977 with a pioneering spirit and a belief that strength comes from pulling together. As a co-operative, everything is dedicated to growing the prosperity of shareholders and the Kiwi economy.
Alliance Group is a proud co-operative which processes and markets sheep, beef and venison products of the highest quality, benefiting from world-class technology, production techniques, the proud heritage and the very best grass-fed red meat.