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January exports fall 10%, dragged down by dairy
Rebecca Howard | Fri, 26 Feb 2021

Exporters of New Zealand meat also sold less for a lower price.

Scales lowers FY21 guidance on bad weather, global supply chain issues
Rebecca Howard | Fri, 26 Feb 2021

Underlying net profit comes in as expected but 2021 is not looking flash.

Sanford slapped with fine and ordered to forfeit $20m boat
Brent Melville | Tue, 23 Feb 2021

Listed fishing company Sanford has forfeited a $20 million trawler and been fined for fishing in a protected BPA.

Marlborough Wine Estates to raise $2m at steep discount
Staff reporters | Wed, 17 Feb 2021

The company is selling shares at the price they traded at in early December. 

Delegat MD Freeman calls time after 16 years
Staff reporters | Tue, 16 Feb 2021

Delegat is looking for a new managing director as John Freeman looks to move across the Tasman. 

Pāmu Farms says full year looking better than expected
Staff reporters | Thu, 11 Feb 2021

A bumper dairy season prompts Landcorp to raise its earnings outlook. 

Marlborough Wine Estates margins squeezed
Staff reporters | Thu, 11 Feb 2021

An insurance payment pumped up the bottom line. 

Open Country records another lift in profits
Staff reporters | Wed, 03 Feb 2021

NZ's second largest dairy processor books $1.6 billion revenue and net profit of $67.6 million.

Synlait hikes milk forecast on strong demand
Staff reporters | Tue, 26 Jan 2021

The company said the shift was driven by strong increase in dairy commodity prices. 

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