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Welcome to our new CEO, Roz Henry

August 27th, 2019|

Roz Henry, pictured, is our new Chief Executive Officer of Cooperative Business NZ, starting her new role in time to meet Members at our recent AGM and Annual Awards Dinner in Wellington.

Scaling up to score big

August 24th, 2019|

The New Zealand game industry has experienced 39% annual growth for the last six years and now there’s a Hawkes Bay worker co-op scaling up to score big, while promoting Māori economic development.

Celebrating our co-operative DNA

August 15th, 2019|

The annual awards, which recognise outstanding contributions to the co-operative business sector, were presented on August 15 in Wellington at an event hosted by Cooperative Business NZ – New Zealand’s apex body for co-operatives, mutuals and societies. Pictured above are, left to right: Carl Taylor (CBS Co-op), Emma Parsons (CEO Agrigate, a 50/50 joint venture between LIC and Fonterra), Murray King (LIC) and Rob Hewett (Silver Fern Farms).

LIC wins Co-operative Business of the Year

August 15th, 2019|

Murray King, Chairman of Livestock Improvement Corporation (LIC), collected the 2019 Co-operative Business of the Year award on behalf of the Waikato-based, dairy farmer-owned co-op. The DNA of New Zealand’s dairy industry, LIC was recognised for world-leading biosecurity protection in the face of Mycoplasma bovis, among many other achievements.

Taylor made Co-operative Leader of the Year

August 15th, 2019|

Builder, entrepreneur and co-founder of one-year-old building supplies start-up CBS Co-operative, Carl Taylor (left) has been recognised as the country’s Co-operative Leader of the Year. The Cantabrian is pictured receiving his award from Alastair Hercus, a member of this year’s independent judging panel.

LIC and Fonterra win for Agrigate

August 15th, 2019|

Emma Parsons, CEO of Agrigate, a 50/50 joint venture between Livestock Improvement Corporation (LIC) and Fonterra, collected the 2019 Co-operation Amongst Co-operatives award for the co-ops’ data-sharing and exchange platform.