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Weighing in on the HSNO Act

Firstly, I would like to clarify what I meant when I wrote this in last month’s newsletter: “So, what are we doing, taxing farmers, offsetting our emissions with carbon credits, going electric and growing a billion trees… come on New Zealand, we can do better than that!” Some people wondered whether I was saying that … Continue reading "Weighing in on the HSNO Act"
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The time for talking is over

The 2019 NZ Cyber Security Summit and the 2019 Digital Identity Summit are both happening on 16 October in Wellington.
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New Zealand’s first medicinal cannabis summit announced

BioTechNZ has announced New Zealand’s first international medicinal cannabis summit, aiming to provide a catalyst for Kiwis to maximise opportunities in the country’s newest sector. MedCan 2020 will take place on Thursday 19 March 2020 at Sky City Convention Centre, signalling the launch of New Zealand’s regulated medical cannabis market next year. “The purpose of … Continue reading "New Zealand’s first medicinal cannabis summit announced"
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August Newsletter: BIOTechNZ a guest of ‘The Peasants’

An influential group of biotechnology entrepreneurs, investors, analysts and service providers from both sides of the Tasman attend the Bioshares Biotech Summit last week, a three-day biotech investment conference held every July in Queenstown.
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Biotech on the Government’s agenda

It has been another big month for biotech. Ian Proudfoot and his team at KPMG launched the Agribusiness Agenda, which is broken into three parts: Acknowledge, Evaluate, Accelerate.
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BiotechNZ produces landmark report to boost Kiwi businesses

BIOTechNZ is helping the government grow New Zealand’s highly regarded biotech industry, its executive director Dr Zahra Champion says. Scientific American Worldview scorecard for biotech, places New Zealand fourth in the world behind the US, Singapore and Denmark, and one place ahead of Australia.