The latest from Agriculture Editor Rebecca Howard

Rebecca is a business journalist with more than 25 years’ experience, including more than a decade in Peru covering everything from politics, terrorism, human rights, and the war on drugs. She has worked for the Associated Press, Dow Jones, the Wall Street Journal and Reuters. Her work in NZ has included macroeconomics, listed companies and extensive coverage of the dairy sector. You can follow her on Twitter @FarroHoward or connect with her on LinkedIn here.

Show me the honey
Rebecca Howard | Tue, 07 Jun 2022

Comvita says it hasn't been approached but that doesn't mean buyers aren't lurking. 

NZ business confidence the weakest since covid hit
Rebecca Howard | Tue, 31 May 2022

A net 55.6% of respondents expect economic conditions to worsen over the next 12 months versus a net 42% that were negative in April.

Covid disruptions boost Mainfreight annual net profit
Rebecca Howard | Thu, 26 May 2022

Inflated air and sea freight rates helped to boost Mainfreight's performance. 


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