Saturday, 06 July 2019 09:52

Less mud throwing — Editorial

It looks like the next attack on farming will take the form of a campaign against winter grazing and the negative impact this can have on livestock and water quality.

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 12 April 2017 12:55

One Plan, one mess — Editorial

Horizons Regional Council unveiled its One Plan some ten years ago as the plan to end all plans.

Published in Opinion
Tuesday, 11 April 2017 09:55

Win for environmentalists

Fish and Game and the Environmental Defence Society (EDS) may seek costs against Horizons Regional Council as a result of the Environment Court siding with their claims about the unlawfulness of the implementation of the One Plan.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 11 April 2017 07:55

One Plan in tatters

“We just want to get on with it,” say Manawatu dairy farmers reacting to news that Horizons Regional Council’s One Plan implementation has effectively been ruled unlawful by the Environment Court.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 20 September 2016 08:55

Court action undermines farmers’ efforts

Federated Farmers says legal action announced last week against the Horizons Regional Council shows “some people just can’t accept that industry and councils can work together effectively”.

Published in General News

Duck shooters and landholders are being assured the new workplace safety laws will not mess with the shooting season that opens next week.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 10 November 2015 16:52

Fish & Game dumps ‘talkfest’

The Land and Water Forum has become a "talkfest", says Fish and Game NZ chief executive Bryce Johnson.

Published in General News
Monday, 17 February 2014 12:56

Summer hunting on offer to help farmers

A SPECIAL two-day bird hunting season is being held in Taranaki and Whanganui to help farmers disperse paradise shelducks.

Published in General News

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Fake cows

Even more fibreglass cows may join those seen ‘grazing’ Morrinsville streets for four years.

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