Light reading

In a follow-up to this old mutt’s piece two issues ago about Fonterra directors getting to grips with the co-op’s financial state and loudly sharing their dismay in the Koru club, another of the Hound’s spies has passed on more news in the ‘Fonterra director watch’ category.

 
Shocking

There are many stories from ‘the impossible to believe, but believable’ files that your old mate is often told about.

 
Jim Mulhern, NMPF chief executive.

Jim Mulhern, chief executive of National Milk Producers Federation in the US, on the crucial trade agreements shaping the future of dairy.

Toxic loan?

More questions are being asked about the Government’s contentious $10 million loan to Westland.

Moo love on the net

Cows and bulls searching for ‘moo love’ now have a mobile app to help their breeders.

Sneaky green

Green Party MP Golriz Gharaman is pushing a Members Bill that would give prisoners the right to vote and ban overseas donations to political parties.

Capital pains

National's constant prodding in Parliament recently about capital gains tax (CGT) has caused the Prime Minister to drop her veil of kindness and reveal anger and petulance instead.

Here are excerpts from Fonterra’s submission to the Dairy Industry Restructuring Act (DIRA) review, signed by chief executive Miles Hurrell.

Did minister David Parker say it? Opposition’s Nathan Guy thinks so.

Fonterra finds itself at the centre of a row between two Sri Lankan cabinet ministers.

While we're on the topic of a higher minimum wage, Horticulture NZ chief Mike Chapman is a clear thinker on this, cutting through the bulldust coming out of Wellington.

 

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Light reading

In a follow-up to this old mutt’s piece two issues ago about Fonterra directors getting to grips with the co-op’s…

Shocking

There are many stories from ‘the impossible to believe, but believable’ files that your old mate is often told about.

 
 

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