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.

Published in Opinion
Tuesday, 31 October 2017 12:55

TPP 11 deal still ‘very alive’

The possibility is still “very alive” that New Zealand will get on board the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement, says trade expert and consultant Stephen Jacobi.

Published in General News
Friday, 20 October 2017 10:06

Is proposed water tax history?

A farmer leader wants the incoming government to can Labour’s proposed water tax.

Published in General News
Friday, 18 August 2017 12:55

Another revenue ploy — Editorial

Call it what you like -- water tax, royalty on water use or a water use charge -- it’s an unfair proposal, another ploy by the Government to charge its coffers at the expense of the country’s hardworking farmers.

Published in Opinion

Labour Party leader Jacinda Ardern says after National came into power it shelved the Environment Court judge David Sheppard’s national policy statement (NPS) initiated by the last Labour government.

Published in General News
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