Comvita New Zealand - Latest News [Page 4]

First Export Order For Medical Grade Honey

Thursday, 8 April 2004, 5:41 pm | Comvita New Zealand

The newly established medical division of award-winning natural health products company Comvita Limited has secured its first export order for medical grade manuka honey. More >>

New Head for Comvita Medical Division

Wednesday, 7 April 2004, 1:01 pm | Comvita New Zealand

Former English physicist and science publisher Ray Lewis, 39, has been appointed manager of the Comvita Medical Division based in Cambridge. The appointment follows Comvita Limited's acquisition of Bee & Herbal NZ Ltd. and Apimed Medical Honey ... More >>

Bracks receives NZ Order of Merit

Friday, 2 April 2004, 10:54 am | Comvita New Zealand

The proudest moment of his life is how Comvita chairman Bill Bracks describes receiving the New Zealand Order of Merit from the Governor-General Dame Silvia Cartwright in Wellington yesterday. Bracks, 73, was honoured for his services to industry and for ... More >>

Collaboration Between Japanese And NZ Scientists

Friday, 26 March 2004, 10:36 am | Comvita New Zealand

Comvita Limited, winner of the prestigious 2003 Consumer Products Exporter of the Year Award, has put its winnings to good use by hosting a visit by an internationally-acclaimed honeybee and propolis expert from Japan. More >>

Green Globe Accreditation Moves Pay Dividends

Thursday, 18 March 2004, 10:43 am | Comvita New Zealand

A serious bid by the Comvita Visitor Centre to become one of the first New Zealand businesses to gain the sought after Green Globe 21 accreditation has already paid dividends: the high profile tourist centre, based at Comvita's headquarters at Paengaroa, ... More >>

Manuka Holds The Secret To Healthy Skin

Friday, 12 March 2004, 9:34 am | Comvita New Zealand

Honey contains an enzyme that produces hydrogen peroxide - a proven antiseptic with antibacterial properties. Research at Waikato University has also identified an exceptional antibacterial property called UMF® - unique manuka factor - which is only present ... More >>

Comvita Announces Public Offering

Friday, 27 February 2004, 7:27 pm | Comvita New Zealand

NZAX listed natural health products company, Comvita Limited, today announced an up-coming subsequent public offering of $7.5 million. More >>

Top Financial Result For Comvita

Friday, 27 February 2004, 6:53 pm | Comvita New Zealand

Comvita Limited has reported a 60 per cent increase in after tax profit for the year ended December 31, 2003 and a final dividend of two cents per share for its shareholders. More >>

Comvita Takes Remaining 50% Of Api-Med

Wednesday, 24 December 2003, 10:27 pm | Comvita New Zealand

AX-listed natural health products company Comvita announced today it has bought all the remaining shares in Cambridge-based Api-Med Medical Honey Limited. More >>

Offshore Awards Top Off Landmark Year

Monday, 15 December 2003, 12:16 am | Comvita New Zealand

NZAX First XV member Comvita has added two more prestigious awards to its bulging trophy cabinet - this time from its offshore markets. More >>

Comvita Announces Shareholding In Medical Honey Co

Wednesday, 3 September 2003, 10:54 am | Comvita New Zealand

Comvita New Zealand announced today it has purchased a 50 per cent shareholding in Cambridge based Api-Med Medical Honey Limited, a company whose medical grade honey products are being trialed in hospitals and clinics in the UK. More >>

On Target For A Sound Financial Result

Friday, 15 August 2003, 6:37 pm | Comvita New Zealand

Complementary health products market leader and Unlisted Securities Market issuer Comvita New Zealand is trading well ahead of last year’s performance and expects to finish the year with a sound financial result. More >>

Bali Bomb Victims Benefit From NZ Honey

Friday, 15 August 2003, 6:29 pm | Comvita New Zealand

Victims of last October’s terrorist bombings in Bali are among a number of Balinese benefiting from a New Zealand honey-based wound care product used to treat burns and skin infections. More >>

Minister Lauds East Coast Iwi Initiative

Friday, 4 July 2003, 7:35 am | Comvita New Zealand

Award-winning Comvita New Zealand yesterday presented East Coast iwi with a cheque for $11,700 representing the proceeds from the first collection of honey from beehives installed on Maori land at Waipiro Bay, East Cape. More >>

First To List On The New AX

Monday, 23 June 2003, 4:35 pm | Comvita New Zealand

Complementary health products market leader and Unlisted Securities Market issuer Comvita New Zealand plans to be one of the first companies to list on the NZX's new AX (Alternative Exchange) when it opens in August. More >>

Comvita May Use Prestigious Award For Research

Tuesday, 17 June 2003, 9:59 am | Comvita New Zealand

High profile health products company Comvita New Zealand, winner of the prestigious 2003 Consumer Products Exporter of the Year Award, may now be able to fast-track plans to link the propolis science communities of Japan and New Zealand. More >>

Comvita Does Not Use Pan Products

Friday, 2 May 2003, 3:50 pm | Comvita New Zealand

Reacting to news that Australian company Pan Pharmaceuticals has breached safety standards, the award-winning natural health products market leader Comvita New Zealand Limited has advised its retail customers that it does not source product from Pan. More >>

SARS Boosts Comvita's Propolis Sales to Hong Kong

Monday, 7 April 2003, 6:57 pm | Comvita New Zealand

The outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) in Hong Kong has resulted in a scramble for Comvita New Zealand's propolis products in the former British territory. More >>

First Honey Collection On Behalf Of East Coast Iwi

Tuesday, 21 January 2003, 9:02 am | Comvita New Zealand

The first collection of honey from 300 beehives supplied by Comvita New Zealand to East Coast iwi took place today. Some 600 boxes of active manuka honey were uplifted from East Cape's Waipiro Bay - a top result according to Comvita. More >>

Volleyballers Are On Track

Tuesday, 17 December 2002, 3:13 pm | Comvita New Zealand

The Comvita Women's Beach Volleyball team of Lucy Todd and Susan Blundell are on track for success in 2003 after an impressive first year together on the New Zealand and international circuit. More >>