Displaying items by tag: CHRIS ALLEN

Federated Farmers says the government is finally acknowledging it has released freshwater regulations that will not work on farms.

Published in General News
Friday, 07 August 2020 14:00

Water reforms come at a cost

The government’s new freshwater laws, signed off this week, have the potential to create significant unnecessary costs for ratepayers, farmers and entire communities, Federated Farmers says.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 24 September 2019 08:55

What are they hiding?

Federated Farmers says it is “puzzled and frustrated” by the Ministry for the Environment’s (MfE) failure to immediately release the peer review of Essential Freshwater nutrient band technical reports.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 17 September 2019 09:55

Be active, engaged

Farmers must stay active and engaged with the submission process, says Federated Farmers environment and water spokesman Chris Allen.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 11 September 2019 07:55

Farmers left out of water talks

Federated Farmers says it didn’t have a say in a new plan on water quality, even though farmers are expected to bear the brunt of the proposal.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 03 September 2019 12:55

Less stick, more carrot

Fish & Game New Zealand should recognise farmers’ good work in cleaning up the environment rather than constantly criticising them, says Federated Farmers environment spokesman Chris Allen.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 19 December 2018 16:33

Farmers welcome new IrrigationNZ chief executive

Federated Farmers has welcomed Elizabeth Soal as the new chief executive of Irrigation New Zealand.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 30 October 2018 11:30

Natural areas plan could affect farmers

 Local councils may soon be required to map significant natural areas in their plans, likely impacting farmers.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 25 April 2018 07:55

‘Precision rainfall’ a benefit of irrigation

Modern irrigation is all about “precision rainfall,” says Federated Farmers water and environment spokesperson Chris Allen.

Published in General News
Thursday, 19 April 2018 14:54

We are growing houses instead of food — Feds

We are losing our most productive land to houses - that’s the most significant point Federated Farmers takes from the ‘Our Land 2018’ report released today.

Published in General News
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