PM Jacinda Ardern may have many talents, but an understanding of business is clearly not one of them.
The Primary Industries Minister needs to stand up for farmers during tough times rather than rolling over for banks.
Beekeepers need to endorse a proposal to combine two organisations into a single and effective industry body.
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.
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.
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.
Spin and corporate drivel are not the way to connect with dairy farmers who are going through tough times.
Labour's Primary Industries spokesman Damien O’Connor claims there’s been a lot of misunderstanding about what is or is not in the Health and Safety Reform Bill and says that’s no one’s fault.
The Hound reckons West Coast MP and Labour’s primary industries spokesman Damian O’Connor made a complete idiot of himself over his ‘support’ during the recent Anzac rugby league test.
The opposition claims that the Ministry for Primary Industries has ‘dumbed down’ the expertise needed to handle major food safety issues such as the recent 1080 threat.