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Tuesday, 02 June 2015 14:05

Green gripe?

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The Hound knows that the Greens hate farming about as much as they hate cars.

So your old mutt was intrigued to see that the tree-huggers’ latest wunderkind – and possible replacement for co-leader – James Shaw has lodged numerous written parliamentary questions about Hawkes Bay agribusiness consultancy Brownrigg Agriculture Ltd. Shaw has written to the ministers for trade, economic development, foreign affairs and primary industries demanding to know what deals and contracts have been awarded to Brownrigg Agriculture and questioning the relationship between said government departments and the Hawkes Bay firm. The question has to be asked, why are Shaw and the Greens so interested in Brownrigg’s business? Watch this space.

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