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Wednesday, 15 July 2020 09:43

Is diversity our downfall?

OPINION: For as long as MMP has existed, we in the provinces have played along to our detriment.

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 15 July 2020 09:40

All sizzle, no sausage — Editorial

OPINION: Despite all the hype and political theatre surrounding last week’s release of the Primary Sector Council’s report, the document seems more like a horoscope than a clear guide to anywhere.

Published in Opinion
Monday, 06 July 2020 09:58

$162m waterway clean-up package

A new package of 23 projects across the country aims to clean up waterways and deliver over 2000 jobs.

Published in General News
Monday, 06 July 2020 08:42

Feds applaud Labour's pledge 

Federated Farmers is applauding Labour’s commitment to protect productive farmland if re-elected.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 05 May 2020 13:19

Petition aims to spark support for farming

Te Kuiti-based electrician Terry Waite wants to spark support for rural NZ by demanding that the Government apologise to farmers for the way it has treated them – especially over the last couple of years.

Published in General News

The Government has announced a massive $12.1 billion scheme to protect businesses and workers amid the Covid-19 outbreak.

Published in General News
Monday, 03 February 2020 09:42

Outrage at Government over new levy

Farmers have taken to social media to express outrage at the Government over a new levy.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 29 January 2020 12:30

$26m boost to rural health

The government has announced a $300 million dollar capital investment in health, with $26 million going to regional and rural service projects.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 14 January 2020 13:55

Certainty promised – O’Connor

Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor says farmers want greater certainty around water issues and he promises they will get this from the coalition government in the coming year.

Published in General News
Friday, 13 December 2019 11:22

Farmers encouraged by new strategy – Feds

The government’s launch this week of a strategy for the future of farming will encourage farmers, says Federated Farmers president Katie Milne.

Published in General News
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