Displaying items by tag: Chris Lewis

Wednesday, 03 June 2020 09:55

Report highlights good pay packets

A report confirming a sharp rise in pay for dairy sector workers will help attract more New Zealanders to farming jobs, says Federated Farmers dairy chair Chris Lewis.

Published in General News
Thursday, 28 May 2020 09:53

Overstayers irk farmers

A new law preventing the eviction of tenants from rental properties is causing a headache for some dairy farmers.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 31 March 2020 11:47

COVID-19: Being essential is a privilege

Being classed an essential business is a privilege – do not abuse that privilege, says Chris Lewis, Federated Farmers national dairy spokesman.

Published in General News
Monday, 23 March 2020 16:53

Farmers urged to continue producing food

New Zealand farmers are being urged to carry on producing food while respecting coronavirus guidelines issued by the Government.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 03 March 2020 12:03

Be a good boss and we're unstoppable

A dairy sector made up of good bosses would make us unstoppable, says Federated Farmers Dairy chairman Chris Lewis.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 29 October 2019 12:55

Milk price hike a surprise and relief

Fonterra's farmgate milk price forecast upgrade was a welcome surprise although indicators were heading that way, says Federated Farmers dairy chair Chris Lewis.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 13 August 2019 11:55

Unsocial media

Differences are publicly emerging between farmer leaders and DairyNZ over support for the Government’s policies on sustainability.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 16 July 2019 07:55

$100m for what?

Farmers pay nearly $100 million a year in levies to industry-good groups, says Federated Farmers Dairy chairman Chris Lewis. And for what value? he asks.

Published in General News
Friday, 21 June 2019 09:55

DIRA changes fall short – farmers

Farmers want dairy industry regulations to apply equally to all milk processors in New Zealand.

Published in General News

Farmers are happy to see that workforce issues are identified as a hot topic in the National Party’s ‘Primary Sector Discussion Document’, released today.

Published in General News
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