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July 18, 2018

Unleashing the power of the team

Despite all the talk of workplace automation, employees continue to be the lifeblood of any organisation. 

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July 16, 2018

Change = opportunity ahead for New Zealand’s agriculture sector

Agriculture hasn’t always been at the forefront of efforts to tackle climate change, but that time has passed.  

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July 09, 2018

Disrupt: Our people creating our future

We live in a world of unlimited possibilities – for people, our business, and our country. But this world of change is a challenge too.

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July 05, 2018

OPINION: Why there’s no rural-urban divide when it comes to caring about our environment

Director of Beef + Lamb New Zealand, Melissa Clark-Reynolds explains why she thinks this is a myth

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July 04, 2018

OPINION: 30 years of doing nothing – James Hansen, the man who warned of global warming

An international carbon fee based on fossil fuel emissions is ‘crucial but not enough’ to reduce global warming according to James Hansen, the NASA scientist who first raised concerns 30 years ago.

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July 04, 2018

Living Water: new approaches delivering results

The innovative mindset of the Living Water programme is delivering new approaches and tangible results for freshwater, biodiversity, farmers and communities.

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July 03, 2018

China: a golden opportunity for Kiwi companies

China is a big, exciting and potentially highly lucrative market, but if you’re a Kiwi company looking to have a crack, it can be tough to know where to start. There are a few pointers that’ll set you on the right track.

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July 03, 2018

OPINION: The ETS: Scary for agriculture, but opportunity also knocks

The Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) is scary.  I agree. And Fed Farmers have claimed there are 830 million reasons why we, in the agriculture sector, should be scared.

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July 03, 2018

OPINION: Shaun Hendy – Why I’m not flying in 2018

When Donald Trump announced that the US would pull out of the Paris Agreement to combat climate change last year, I felt hopeless. Our best hope at keeping global warming under 2 degrees had been killed by a reality TV star.

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