Pull your heads in

The Hound was disappointed but not surprised to see the multi-national, tax-dodging environmental group Greenpeace have another crack at NZers this month.

Unfortunate timing

Your old mate reckons Fonterra is not the only dairy company in NZ now under pressure.

 
Lack of trust?

Meanwhile, this old mutt’s source also says the Fonterra directors’ meeting agenda had ‘Confidential’, plus each director’s name, emblazoned on every page.

More bad news?

A mate of the Hound reckons that Fonterra’ directors may finally be coming to grips with just how bad its Chinese investments have been for its farmer shareholders.

Delay tactics

While your old mate is on the topic of Landcorp – or Pamu as it likes to call itself these days – he reckons farmers and others are getting a little tired of the poor performing state farmer’s virtue signalling, but lack of real action where it counts.

If the shoe fits

Your canine crusader was amused to hear that the spin doctors at Twitch & Tweet – more commonly known as Forest & Bird – were unhappy with the way one of its activists was described in a story run in Rural News in December last year on the way the…

Pot, kettle

On the topic of hypocrites, your old mate cannot believe the gall of former Green Party leader and current head of environmental activist group Greenpeace NZ ‘Red Rusty’ Russel Norman.

The Hound was astounded to learn that the supposed climate change advocates at the Ministry for the Environment spent $45,000 a month jetting – often first class – its staffers around the globe during the past year or so.

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Sadly it looks like 2019 is going to be no different from last year regarding the anti-farming stance taken by fishing lobby Fish & Game – rightly dubbed Bitch & Complain by your canine crusader.

Meanwhile, at the same time as the political activists at Bitch & Complain were publicising their dodgy survey results, the fishing lobby was completely missing in action where it really counted.

The Hound, like most rational people in NZ’s primary and export sectors, was delighted to see the much maligned and denigrated trade agreement of the past few years – the CPTPP, formerly known as the TPP – come into force this month.

This old mutt was taken aback by a vitriolic opinion piece penned in a weakly (sic) rural publication late last year by a self-important commentator named Craig Wiggins.

Local Government Minister Nanaia Mahuta outlines the Government’s moves to ensure safe drinking water and to reduce environmental damage from poorly treated wastewater.

 

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The Hound

Pull your heads in

The Hound was disappointed but not surprised to see the multi-national, tax-dodging environmental group Greenpeace have another crack at NZers…

Unfortunate timing

Your old mate reckons Fonterra is not the only dairy company in NZ now under pressure.

 
 

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