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.

Please explain

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

A ticking timebomb?

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

Unpopular tax

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

 
 
Fat chance

OPINION: This old mutt has always believed that any hopes of a possible free trade deal – that is any good – between NZ and the EU were about as elusive as an honest politician.

Health & safety?

OPINION: WorkSafe and workplace safety legislation dominate the daily operations of the private sector, including farms.

Careful!

OPINION: A mate of the Hound’s reckons the self-proclaimed champion of the provinces, and mouth of the North, Shane Jones, needs to be little more careful about how he publicises the way he spends taxpayer money.

Stuff up

OPINION: Your canine crusader notes that media outfit Stuff, which was bought for the princely sum of $1 (with many believing it overpriced at that), recently carried an expose about companies in the kiwifruit sector claiming the wage subsidy.

Virtual AGM?

OPINION: The National Business Review has highlighted a major issue with the possible move to online annual general meetings.

OPINION: So this Government spends $572,000 on a kids’ playground at Parliament grounds but when it comes to helping drought-stricken farmers in Hawke’s Bay, it can fork out only $500,000.

OPINION: Greenpeace is again on the attack, targeting its favourite enemy – Fonterra.

OPINION: Milk bottles in Australia’s smallest state – ACT – are carrying the faces of missing people.

Pioneer forage specialist, Ian Williams on how farmers can manage feed and animals as they move into winter.

OPINION: The Hound understands that National’s newly minted agriculture spokesman David Bennett is in a long-distance relationship with Bridget McKenzie, a senator from Victoria in the Australian Federal Parliament.

OPINION: Your canine crusader has always been suspicious about the mental capacity of all those anaemic, sickly, unhealthy looking vegans who preach about the benefits of a strictly plant-based diet.

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Fat chance

OPINION: This old mutt has always believed that any hopes of a possible free trade deal – that is any…

Health & safety?

OPINION: WorkSafe and workplace safety legislation dominate the daily operations of the private sector, including farms.

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