Tuesday, 19 December 2017 10:55

MPI escapes the knife

Labour has scotched its pre-election plans to split up MPI and create stand-alone entities for food safety and biosecurity.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 08 June 2016 10:55

Sharemilkers been squeezed out – MP

The massive change taking place in the dairy industry has the potential to prevent ambitious young people making a career in the sector.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 05 April 2016 08:55

Messages confusing

Conflicting messages from Fonterra and market analysts is causing grief to dairy farmers.

Published in General News

Fonterra's profit announcement will be small consolation for dairy farmers facing an extended period of low milk returns.

Published in General News
Friday, 26 February 2016 12:28

Minister should ‘stand up for farmers’

The Primary Industries Minister needs to stand up for farmers during tough times rather than rolling over for banks.

Published in General News
Thursday, 18 February 2016 19:23

Beekeepers need one hive

Beekeepers need to endorse a proposal to combine two organisations into a single and effective industry body.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 01 December 2015 10:13

Name infected berries - O’Connor

The Ministry for Primary Industries must name the imported berry products linked to Hepatitis A and recall them, says Labour's Primary Industry spokesman Damien O'Connor.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 26 August 2015 08:30

Sector lacking strategic direction

Labour spokesman on primary industries, Damien O’Connor says while the dairy developments at Taupo are impressive it’s important the Crown is not exposed to major debt such as that of Solid Energy.

Published in General News
Friday, 03 July 2015 00:24

You sure?

The hound reckons Labour’s agriculture spokesman Damien O’Connor may be treading on thin ice in calling for Fonterra chief executive Theo Spierings to take a pay cut due to poor performance of the dairy co-op.

Published in The Hound

Spin and corporate drivel are not the way to connect with dairy farmers who are going through tough times.

Published in General News
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