Using Canterbury University innovations, Christchurch design and New Zealand timber, a unique building is going up in Victoria St – the first of its kind and a signal of a sustainable, quake-resilient future. Sources: Stuff, Fairfax NZ
The economy of New Zealand grew at the fastest pace in three years in the last quarter of 2012, with demand for forestry exports underpinning gains in the primary sector, the National Business Review reported on 21 March 2013. Source: iNVEZZ
The combination of Chinese demand for homes, New Zealand’s pine forests and a Russian tax have been a boon amid an industry slump for Pacific Basin Shipping Hong Kong’s largest dry-bulk carrier. Source: Bloomberg
For more than 20 years Renalldoors of Wairarapa has been producing high quality custom made solid wood doors and despite the economic climate the company has invested NZ$1.5 million in new technology. Source: The New Zealand Herald.