Tuesday, 13 July 2021 14:24

That's quick!

Written by  The Hound

OPINION: The Hound hears the supposed new collegial working arrangement between Fed Farmers, Beef+Lamb NZ and DairyNZ is off to a rather rocky start.

With the ink barely dry on a recent announcement lauding how the three groups were now taking a closer approach to how they 'work together' on issues affecting farming - there is already major tension.

Apparently, the so-called 'entente cordiale' (as it was so eloquently described by a mate of yours truly) between Feds, B+L and DairyNZ is under threat due to B+L's response to the Greater Wellington Regional Council Plan.

Feds and DairyNZ's submissions said there should be no farming limits, however the submission by their good mates at B+L took the same lines as Forest and Bird, Fish and Game and DoC saying there should be limits, which will mean no more dairying in the region.

Gee - with friends like that who needs enemies!

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