Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor.

Taxpayers will fork out about half a million dollars a year to fund the new Primary Sector Council (PSC), the brainchild of Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor.

Awful offal pit sorted

Northland Regional Council (NRC) has inspected an illegal offal pit at a farm in Northland that is also the subject of a separate complaint about animal abuse.

Blue Sky Meats management team members Ross Smith (GM of Operations), Jess Vickery (CFO), Todd Grave (CEO) and Gavin Tippet (Engineering Manager) look over the company’s 2018 Annual Report.

Blue Sky Meats’ annual report reveals a lift in business performance and better financial position, but the Southland meat processor says it won’t be resting on its laurels.

A screenshot from Air New Zealand's Impossible Burger advertisement.

Farmers say they are puzzled why Air New Zealand is promoting an overseas-produced plant protein burger but not the Kiwi company that supplies them with world-leading transportation fabrics.

A trade expert has backed up comments by agricultural trade envoy Mike Petersen, who says New Zealand is facing its most challenging time in trade in 30 years.

Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor says a wide-ranging review of dairy industry legislation isn’t an attempt by the Government to force changes to Fonterra’s constitution.


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The Hound reckons Fonterra must have one of the largest teams of spin-doctors and PR hacks in corporate NZ.

Bovine excrement

Speaking of hyperbole and unsubstantiated claims, your canine crusader is getting tired of hearing the pompous, pretentious and self-important claims…


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