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September 19, 2018

The secret is out…

Our secret is out…. the rumours are true…. we’ve made our most delicious ice cream yet.

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September 10, 2018

Turning on the technology tap to protect water

Twenty-one farms left reeling after the 2016 Kaikōura earthquake have recently been kitted out with some new technology - part of a programme designed to get their farms back to the same, if not better, state than they were before the big shake.

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September 07, 2018

The power of Kiwi businesses getting on the Waka 

Working together on the journey towards greater understanding of Māori language and culture will have many benefits says TiakiHunia, Fonterra’s General Manager Māori Strategy/Pouhere Māori.

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September 03, 2018

Jeremy Hill appointed Adjunct Professor at Massey University

We welcome the Riddet Institute’s prestigious appointment of Jeremy Hill as an Adjunct Professor at Massey University in recognition of his professional achievements in dairy science and technology and his leadership qualities.

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August 31, 2018

Getting behind New Zealand’s waterway restoration movement

This week is World Water Week and 3,000 decision-makers, scientists and experts from over 130 countries are converging on Stockholm, Sweden to develop plans to preserve this precious natural resource. 

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August 28, 2018

Stellar success for Fonterra cheeses on world stage

 At the International Cheese Awards in the UK recently, Fonterra cheeses and a butter scooped up 12 gold, silver and bronze medals, plus Kapiti Creamy Havati  took out the trophy for best New Zealand cheese.

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August 27, 2018

Health is the new wealth

People have always wanted to stay healthy but how we approach our health today is markedly different from a few years ago. Not so long ago, health and wellness meant a lack of disease and illness. 

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August 24, 2018

Why short and long-lived greenhouse gases belong in different baskets

Keith Woodford explains why methane and carbon dioxide need to be treated separately rather than being lumped together in a single emissions trading scheme.

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August 24, 2018

Not all gases are created equal

Gases that trap heat in the atmosphere are called greenhouse gases.

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