Fonterra Cooperative Group Ltd., the world’s biggest dairy exporter, is reassuring consumers on food safety as the second contamination scare in less than a year threatens to erode confidence in its products.
Residents on American Samoa’s main island will have full water services restored four years after bans were put in place on Tutuila’s western side when e-coli bacteria was discovered in well waters, Radio New Zealand International reported, citing the power authority.
New Zealand police are planning to search media organizations in response to Prime Minister John Key’s complaint that a private conversation was secretly taped ahead of national elections later this month.
New Zealand’s dollar was set for the longest run of weekly declines against its Australian counterpart in more than a year as the smaller nation’s central bank signaled hesitation to raise borrowing costs.
New Zealand said China halted imports of milk powders from Fonterra Cooperative Group Ltd. after the world’s largest dairy exporter warned of a contaminated ingredient. The kiwi dollar fell to an almost one-month low.