Thursday, 19 November 2015 14:57

Paying the price for our hot air

New Zealand is liable internationally for agricultural emissions, but the Government (taxpayers as a whole) pays for them, despite agriculture contributing nearly half the country's greenhouse gases.

Published in Opinion
Thursday, 12 November 2015 16:00

Public views sought on environment topics

Farmers should have their say on what the priorities should be for environmental reporting.

Published in General News
Thursday, 12 November 2015 14:58

A big bouquet for grassroots environmentalists

Being a dairy farmer and an environmentalist, I have been perplexed by the banter and politicking over the regional council's One Plan implementation.

Published in Opinion
Thursday, 29 October 2015 12:55

Fonterra, DOC supporting godwits and red knots

As part of their Living Water partnership, Fonterra and DOC are supporting an international partnership to secure a safe flight path for NZ's bird of the year.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 28 October 2015 12:45

Optimistic about Paris talks

The French ambassador to New Zealand, Florence Jeanblanc-Risler, opened the first session of the Auckland climate change conference stating, "the world is on track for a robust agreement at COP21 in Paris".

Published in General News
Wednesday, 28 October 2015 10:03

Giving credit where it’s due - Editorial

It's almost too good to be true. A report on the state of the New Zealand environment that is honest, factual and not littered with references to the damage farmers alone are doing to land and water.

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 28 October 2015 09:41

Enviro report shows farmers doing their bit

Dairy farmers focused on doing their bit to improve water quality in New Zealand have made measurable progress in their environmental performance, says DairyNZ.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 28 October 2015 07:19

‘All science, all gases mantra’ was wrong

When you have a hard problem and no solutions you tend to ignore it: that's what New Zealand has been doing about greenhouse gas emissions, says Anders Crofoot, Federated Farmers spokesman on climate change.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 27 October 2015 11:43

Glad its not all bad

Environment Ministry (MfE) chief executive Vicky Robertson has praised farmers for their efforts to improve the environment.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 21 October 2015 10:57

Could ag come later in climate change action?

Diplomatic representatives speaking yesterday in Auckland believe there is a strong chance of global agreement in the upcoming climate negotiations in Paris in December.

Published in General News

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