Posts tagged "Auckland University"

ASB, Greenlea claim blockchain first with meat export deal

[1 November/NZ Herald] ASB says that Greenlea Premier Meats used its new ‘single trade window’ service to process an export deal with a large Korean customer, a transaction the bank says is a landmark as the blockchain based service meant digital payment and paperwork for the deal were wrapped up in an hour. The transaction...

Plastic ‘being regularly ingested’ by fish consumed in New Zealand

[26 July/ Stuff] Research by PhD student Ana Markic from the Auckland University Institute of Marine Science has shown seven out of eight species common in New Zealand ate plastic on a regular basis, which potentially puts NZ consumers and the fishing industry at risk. Ms Markic said all fish tested in the study are...

Nanogirl: Would you eat a burger grown in a lab?

[13 November/ NZ Herald] At the recent Beyond the Line of Sight event in Auckland, lab-grown meat products have been tipped to become the future of food. Commenting on the event in an opinion piece, Auckland University Nanotechnologist Dr Michelle Dickinson, believed that lab-grown meat could become an environmentally friendly and cruelty-free alternative to livestock....

Concerns over leaked TPP premature

[28 March/ NZ Herald] New Zealand International Business Forum Executive Director, Stephen Jacobi said alarms at the provisions of a leaked draft of the investment chapter of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement, which deals with investor-state dispute settlements (ISDS), is premature. Mr Jacobi said it did not show what areas of the full text the final...