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Credit unions and building societies are battling away, serving regional New Zealand during these tough times. Could the Provincial Growth Fund, or the RBNZ, help them shore their positions up and even grow?
27th Jun 20, 9:31am
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Credit unions and building societies are battling away, serving regional New Zealand during these tough times. Could the Provincial Growth Fund, or the RBNZ, help them shore their positions up and even grow?
John Monaghan to retire from role as Fonterra chairman at November annual meeting after 11 years on the board, 'chair-elect' to be named no later than August
5th Mar 20, 9:35am
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John Monaghan to retire from role as Fonterra chairman at November annual meeting after 11 years on the board, 'chair-elect' to be named no later than August
Fonterra’s new strategy is all about cutting the cloth to suit the purse. The new overarching strategy is just the first step on a long path
29th Sep 19, 6:02am
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Fonterra’s new strategy is all about cutting the cloth to suit the purse. The new overarching strategy is just the first step on a long path
Keith Woodford sets out how the seeds of Fonterra’s current situation were sown a long time ago, driven by over-confidence and arrogance in the overarching company culture
23rd Sep 19, 12:03pm
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Keith Woodford sets out how the seeds of Fonterra’s current situation were sown a long time ago, driven by over-confidence and arrogance in the overarching company culture
Delayed Fonterra annual results and new business strategy to be released next week on Thursday, September 26
17th Sep 19, 3:16pm
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Delayed Fonterra annual results and new business strategy to be released next week on Thursday, September 26
Keith Woodford says Fonterra’s short-term problem is asset sales, asset values and earnings; the longer-term problem is a capital structure that is no longer fit for purpose
17th Sep 19, 11:17am
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Keith Woodford says Fonterra’s short-term problem is asset sales, asset values and earnings; the longer-term problem is a capital structure that is no longer fit for purpose
Keith Woodford lays out how Fonterra’s Chilean profits and market share have been dropping, and how its farmers have been deserting for other processors. He says write-downs appear likely
2nd Sep 19, 10:10am
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Keith Woodford lays out how Fonterra’s Chilean profits and market share have been dropping, and how its farmers have been deserting for other processors. He says write-downs appear likely
Keith Woodford explains how Fonterra’s Australian operations must now be centre stage to Fonterra’s financial unravelling
20th Aug 19, 10:08am
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Keith Woodford explains how Fonterra’s Australian operations must now be centre stage to Fonterra’s financial unravelling
Keith Woodford explains how Fonterra’s capital shortage has now got a great deal worse, with no easy answers
13th Aug 19, 8:15am
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Keith Woodford explains how Fonterra’s capital shortage has now got a great deal worse, with no easy answers
TOP's Geoff Simmons channels Peter Fraser, and joins the dots between a co-operative under existential pressure and the environment. Are we now thinking about a dairy industry without Fonterra as we know it?
7th Jul 19, 12:15pm
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TOP's Geoff Simmons channels Peter Fraser, and joins the dots between a co-operative under existential pressure and the environment. Are we now thinking about a dairy industry without Fonterra as we know it?
Shareholders vote overwhelmingly in favour of $588 million takeover deal for Westland Co-operative Dairy Company; regulatory hurdles still ahead; NZ First - it's a sad day
4th Jul 19, 1:38pm
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Shareholders vote overwhelmingly in favour of $588 million takeover deal for Westland Co-operative Dairy Company; regulatory hurdles still ahead; NZ First - it's a sad day
Tough choices are on the table for Westland's co-op members given that the status quo is unsustainable. ANZ's dairy debt exposure has everyone in a tight spot
4th Jul 19, 10:05am
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Tough choices are on the table for Westland's co-op members given that the status quo is unsustainable. ANZ's dairy debt exposure has everyone in a tight spot
The latest numbers say that Fonterra is struggling to turn around both its performance and its balance sheet, says Keith Woodford
27th May 19, 2:00pm
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The latest numbers say that Fonterra is struggling to turn around both its performance and its balance sheet, says Keith Woodford
Allan Barber points out supplier owned cooperatives are not the ideal structure for large scale commodity processing and international marketing because of the inherent tension between essential future investment and payments to shareholders
7th May 19, 12:18pm
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Allan Barber points out supplier owned cooperatives are not the ideal structure for large scale commodity processing and international marketing because of the inherent tension between essential future investment and payments to shareholders
Strongly capitalised rural processing businesses prove to be much more resilient than cooperatives who struggle to balance supplier payouts with building retained earnings
1st Apr 19, 9:54am
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Strongly capitalised rural processing businesses prove to be much more resilient than cooperatives who struggle to balance supplier payouts with building retained earnings
China's largest dairy producer Yili will pay $588 million for the Westland Co-operative Dairy Company
19th Mar 19, 7:46am
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China's largest dairy producer Yili will pay $588 million for the Westland Co-operative Dairy Company
Guy Trafford looks at the various ways to monitor the current farm sales market. And he finds issues in both the honey and kiwifruit industries
27th Feb 19, 4:59pm
Guy Trafford looks at the various ways to monitor the current farm sales market. And he finds issues in both the honey and kiwifruit industries
ANZ says Fonterra dairy farmers should get $6.30/kg milk solids this season and $7.30/kg milk solids in 2019/20
26th Feb 19, 4:30pm
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ANZ says Fonterra dairy farmers should get $6.30/kg milk solids this season and $7.30/kg milk solids in 2019/20
Silver Fern Farms Co-operative reports small profit from continuing operations over transition period, and no debt. Silver Fern Farms reports zero revenue growth, but much better margins after tie-up with Shanghai Maling
3rd Apr 18, 8:27am
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Silver Fern Farms Co-operative reports small profit from continuing operations over transition period, and no debt. Silver Fern Farms reports zero revenue growth, but much better margins after tie-up with Shanghai Maling
Guy Trafford wonders how a suggested Fonterra dairy co-operative in Australia would work. He finds it hard to see benefits for New Zealand shareholders
31st Jan 18, 5:18pm
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Guy Trafford wonders how a suggested Fonterra dairy co-operative in Australia would work. He finds it hard to see benefits for New Zealand shareholders
Fonterra forecasts $3.55, or 63%, increase in organic milk price for 2016/17 season to $9.20 per kg/MS
6th May 16, 11:49am
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Fonterra forecasts $3.55, or 63%, increase in organic milk price for 2016/17 season to $9.20 per kg/MS
The Co-operative Bank drops its floating mortgage rate by 25 basis points
10th Mar 16, 9:54am
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The Co-operative Bank drops its floating mortgage rate by 25 basis points
International Co-operative Alliance president Monique Leroux says today's challenges make staying close to members even more important
8th Mar 16, 2:21pm
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International Co-operative Alliance president Monique Leroux says today's challenges make staying close to members even more important
The Co-operative Bank grows home loan book by more than 4% in September quarter
30th Nov 15, 12:02pm
The Co-operative Bank grows home loan book by more than 4% in September quarter
Allan Barber again defends the Silver Fern Farms-Shanghai Maling deal, saying perennial expectation SFF was a year away from disaster was bad for the whole industry
28th Oct 15, 2:41pm
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Allan Barber again defends the Silver Fern Farms-Shanghai Maling deal, saying perennial expectation SFF was a year away from disaster was bad for the whole industry