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Wednesday, 09 December 2020 13:55


Written by  Milking It

OPINION: After years of fighting over farming, freshwater and sustainability Federated Farmers and Fish & Game are trying to kiss and make up.

Six members of the NZ Fish & Game Council recently met with their counterparts from Feds for a “cordial get-together”.

The groups discussed issues such as access, catchment groups, wetlands and connecting farmers with fishers and hunters.

“We are not breaking out the marshmallows, lighting the campfire and singing Kumbaya together, but we both recognise that an adversarial approach really only benefits lawyers, said Feds president Andrew Hoggard.

Watch this space.

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