Remember Wayne Mowat? You would have heard his friendly flowing voice on RadioNZ where he won many a media award, pretty much second to none in these stakes. Wayne started his career with RadioNZ in Dunedin way back in the mid-60's.
Wayne is now making every effort to retire with his wife in Hawke's Bay but this is proving to be one of the biggest challenges in his life! Not helped by his committment to being part of the team that will bring Baby Boomer Times with Wayne Mowat to the podcasting airways being inroduced by this pilot episode.
The U.S. and Canada agreed to a trade deal with Mexico, setting the stage for their leaders to sign the accord by late November in a region that trades more than $1 trillion annually Industry Week report.
The three countries reached an agreement to replace the 24-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement, according to a joint statement from U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland on Sunday. The new deal will be called the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA.
The accord involves improved access to Canada’s dairy market for U.S. farmers, stronger intellectual property provisions, and tighter rules of origin for auto production, according to two senior Trump administration officials who spoke to reporters on condition of anonymity.
Canadian auto exports up to a certain threshold will not be impacted by any U.S. tariffs on foreign cars, according to three people familiar with the matter. The agreement offers Canada some cover from the Trump administration’s threat to impose duties on car imports for national security reasons. . . . read on . . . >
Growing fruit and vegetables commercially is not all about serious business and finances. A small New Zealand produce farm, called The Curious Croppers, mainly produce tomatoes on a small scale, but couple Angela and Anthony Tringham are on a ride that has given them plenty of fun and stories along the way report Fresh Plaza.