Unpopular tax

The Greens recently announced its major tax policy for the election.

A ticking timebomb?

There could be another dairy health scare brewing in China and this one starts in our backyard.

Please explain

Does anyone in the Government understand the essential role St John Ambulance has in our society?

Out to sea

The politicking around the issue of piping more water from the Waikato up to Auckland highlights a couple of key points about water in NZ.

 
Celebrity welfare

Wannabe kiwi James Cameron is back in the country, under a special visa, to continue filming his movie during the Covid-19 pandemic.

 
Overstayers not moving

Moving day has gone smoothly for most farmers but on some farms, some workers aren’t moving anywhere.

What’s in a name?

The man who coined the term ‘Gypsy Day’ is slightly miffed that a term he introduced to New Zealand’s farming lexicon is now being called derogatory, and is banned in some circles.

Effluent power

Finnish dairy company Valio is on a mission to reduce milk’s carbon footprint to zero by 2035.

Coca Cola milk

Fonterra is second to none when it comes to supplying safe and quality dairy products to Chinese consumers.

Calling all 5G nutters

You can just about understand the NZ Outdoors Party’s stance on 1080. It’s not a scientific stance, but at least it aligns with the views of a constituency.

Spraying powder in fields

Farmers in eight EU countries sprayed milk powder in fields to protest against the European Commission’s “misguided” way of mitigating the milk crisis.

Another dairy company, with partial Chinese ownership, is under fire for claiming the Government’s wage subsidy during COVID-19.

A word of caution for hunters from farmers: please get permission to access private land.

Another signal from Fonterra that next season’s milk payout will drop.

Dairy Australia's decision to sign on an Aussie rules legend and media personality as its new ambassador is causing a backlash.

US farmers are dumping milk into lagoons and manure pits.

Farming may have been given permission to operate as essential services during the lockdown but authorities are still not taking chances.

One person having a joy ride in dairy country, Pukeatua in the Waikato during COVID-19 lockdown was in for a nasty surprise.

The New Zealand Anti-Vivisection Society, a lobby defending animals used in science has turned its attention to Lincoln University.

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