The birth of Westland Milk Products was an appealing story for all New Zealanders, not just West Coasters. It spurned the overtures of Fonterra and did it the West Coast way.

Published in Opinion
Saturday, 04 February 2017 09:00

Job losses loom at Westland

Redundancies are on the cards at Hokitika-based independent milk processor, Westland Milk Products.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 01 February 2017 09:18

New Westland director quits

Westland Milk director Sven Koops has resigned, just two months after being elected to the board.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 06 December 2016 09:55

Payout hikes signal dairy rebound

The big dairy processors in New Zealand are lifting payout forecasts for 2015-16 in a further sign of a rebound in global milk prices.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 30 November 2016 11:17

Westland lifts forecast

Hokitika-based Westland Milk Products, New Zealand’s second largest dairy co-operative, has lifted its payout prediction for the 2016-17 season to a net range (after retentions) of $5.30 to $5.70/kgMS.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 16 November 2016 09:55

Westland dairy co-op struggling

Problems in the Chinese market and delays in commissioning its new nutritional plant are being blamed by Westland Milk Products for some of its recent financial woes.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 08 November 2016 12:55

Co-op structure review likely at Westland

Reviewing the nature of its cooperative structure will be a challenge for Westland Milk Products (WMP), says the outgoing chairman, Matt O’Regan.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 12 October 2016 10:40

Westland a ‘best design’ finalist

Westland Milk Products has been named as one of four finalists in the Best Use of Design category for this year’s New Zealand International Business Awards.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 04 October 2016 06:55

Tatua tops Fonterra — again

Waikato milk processor Tatua Dairy has done it again -- topping last season’s milk payout, leaving Fonterra and other processors far behind.

Published in General News
Friday, 30 September 2016 14:02

Westland Milk builds new joint venture plant

Westland Milk Products has signed a joint venture agreement with leading paediatric milk formula company Ausnutria to create a new stand-alone infant formula blending and canning company to be called Pure Nutrition Ltd.

Published in General News

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