OPINION: The PM's unrealistic claim of a free trade agreement with the EU before the end of the year is proving to be a hollow promise. 

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 23 January 2019 09:40

Red meat sector welcomes post-Brexit deal

The red meat sector is welcoming an agreement reached in London on post-Brexit regulation.

Published in General News
Monday, 03 December 2018 16:18

Government to begin year-long fuel study

The Commerce Commission is to begin their first market study of the retail fuel market, with the final report due in a year’s time.

Published in General News
Thursday, 08 November 2018 12:47

Hypocrisy ok

Your canine crusader is usually not a fan of politicians showing as hypocrites.

Published in The Hound
Wednesday, 31 October 2018 15:57

Prime Minister backs John Barker

There can be very few countries where the Prime Minister will throw their weight behind a resident seeking an international posting.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 17 October 2018 08:55

M. bovis could have been handled better

The Government has acknowledged that all was not right in MPI’s handling of the M. bovis crisis.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 09 October 2018 12:47

Support for stricken farmers

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Biosecurity Minister Damien O’Connor have announced a recovery package to help farmers get back to business more quickly after being cleared of Mycoplasma bovis.

Published in General News
Thursday, 20 September 2018 16:55

Fonterra bosses brief Government

Fonterra chairman John Monaghan says Fonterra is looking forward to working with the Coalition Government on the review of dairy industry regulations.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 29 May 2018 09:55

PM breaks out gumboots

Prime minister Jacinda Ardern and Minister for Agriculture and Biosecurity Damien O’Connor stepped into gumboots last Monday at a Waikato dairy farm to hear farmers’ and others’ views on M. bovis.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 01 November 2017 10:55

Change – what change?

With the new Labour/NZ First/Greens government now in power, what changes can the rural sector expect? Reporter Peter Burke offers his view.

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