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PETITION - A New Zealand Bottled Water Company Wants Suck a Unesco World Heritage Site Dry
Business  (tags: New Zealand, pure, artesian water, Waikato, Putaruru, Blue Spring, Te Waihou, NZ Pure Blue, bottling plant, huge, application, SumOfUs, petition, environment, Unesco, world heritage site, protection )

- 195 days ago -
Every drop of this pure, artesian water will be exported for at least 15 years if the bottled water company, NZ Pure Blue, has its way. The most precious natural resource will be bottled, processed, and shipped overseas.
This Council Just Sold the Rights to 40 Billion Litres of Canterbury's Purest WaterâEUR"But It Won't Say to Whom
Business  (tags: People over profit, New Zealand, secrecy of the deal, Water )

- 651 days ago -
secrecy of the deal. A corporation will drain 40 billion litres of the purest artesian water from their aquifers over the next 30 years. PETITION
TPP Protesters Shut Down Central Auckland as Ministers Sign Controversial Deal
Business  (tags: TPP Trade Deal, New Zealand, protest, Real Choice, objections, signature )

- 719 days ago -
Protest group Real Choice planned the non-violent protest and a blockade of the streets leading to the centre, hoping supporters in their hundreds would create a "TPP-free zone" and shut-down the signing ceremony for as long as possible.
Changing Times: New Phone App Scans Products and Shows Palm Oil Certification Status
Business  (tags: Australia, Android, app, barcode, CSPO, deforestation, ethical, iPhone, Lorinda Jane, New Zealand, orangutan, palm oil, RSPO, scanner, sustainability, Changing Times, Annette Gartland )

- 1029 days ago -
"The app helps consumers to make an informed choice," said the founder & president of POI, Lorinda Jane. "Brands that are doing the right thing need to be commended, not boycotted, so that other brands follow suit." (Despite threats, POI has gone ahead)
Australia's Woolworths Receives Clearance to Bid for New Zealand's Warehouse
Business  (tags: Australia, New Zealand, NZ, woolworths, wahehouse, takeover )

- 3706 days ago -
Australia's largest retailer Woolworths Ltd said Thursday New Zealand's High Court has overturned a decision blocking it from buying all of discount retailer The Warehouse Group Ltd. The High Court overturned a decision by New Zealand's Commerce Commissio
Cadbury Closures to Cost Jobs
Business  (tags: cadbury, chocolates, closing, melbourne, australia, new zealand, jobs losses )

- 3777 days ago -
UP to 40 jobs could be lost under plans by global confectionery giant Cadbury Schweppes to close one of its Melbourne plants.

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