Displaying items by tag: DAVID PARKER

Monday, 20 January 2020 12:52

UK-NZ free trade and agriculture on agenda

Agricultural trade and a free trade agreement with the United Kingdom are on the agenda for trade minister David Parker on his visit to Europe this week.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 26 November 2019 11:13

More carrot, less stick

Rural News last week summed up the disconnect going on in rural communities: “It seems incredible that in times when commodity prices are strong, interest rates low and climate favourable there should be so much angst and concern in rural NZ”

Published in Milking It
Tuesday, 19 November 2019 10:55

RMA not good enough

New Zealand's natural environment is now much more degraded than when the Resource Management Act was developed in 1991.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 24 September 2019 07:55

Parker won’t budge on freshwater

Environment Minister David Parker is ruling out giving farmers any longer to make submissions on freshwater reforms.

Published in General News
Saturday, 14 September 2019 12:47

A bit longer extension would be nice

The Government has extended the deadline for submitting on its freshwater discussion document: farmers say the two-week extension isn’t enough.

Published in General News
Thursday, 05 September 2019 12:02

Government targets water quality

The Government says it is taking action to stop the degradation of waterways and clean up rivers and lakes within a generation.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 30 July 2019 09:55

RMA overhaul proposed

Environment Minister David Parker says the Resource Management Act is not working as well as intended and he is planning a comprehensive overhaul of the legislation.

Published in General News
Monday, 08 April 2019 10:46

Hero or hypocrite?

Your old mate was interested to see Trade Minister David Parker recently hailing the success of the revamped TPP trade deal.

Published in The Hound
Wednesday, 27 February 2019 13:30

Who’s right?

Did minister David Parker say it? Opposition’s Nathan Guy thinks so.

Published in Milking It
Monday, 28 January 2019 07:55

Benefits coming from revamped TPP deal

NZ exporters are among the first to benefit from the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) which took effect at the beginning of the new year.

Published in General News
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