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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.
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”
New Zealand's natural environment is now much more degraded than when the Resource Management Act was developed in 1991.
Environment Minister David Parker is ruling out giving farmers any longer to make submissions on freshwater reforms.
The Government has extended the deadline for submitting on its freshwater discussion document: farmers say the two-week extension isn’t enough.
The Government says it is taking action to stop the degradation of waterways and clean up rivers and lakes within a generation.
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.
Your old mate was interested to see Trade Minister David Parker recently hailing the success of the revamped TPP trade deal.