Farmers are questioning why the Government’s first ‘Wellbeing budget’ has left a critical gap in its commitment to conservation.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 26 September 2018 10:55

Emissions target had better be right

The Government says it will be important to set the right 2050 target in its Zero Carbon Bill. 

Published in General News
Monday, 12 February 2018 09:55

Labour’s 100 days fails farmers — Guy

Labour’s first 100 days in government has failed famers, says National’s Primary Industries spokesperson Nathan Guy.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 08 November 2017 08:55

Landcorp off the market

Landcorp will not be sold, nor will any of its farms.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 07 November 2017 10:55

Change or no change?

Ministers are “working on proposals” for revamping the Ministry for Primary Industries, says the Minister for Agriculture Damien O’Connor.

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
Tuesday, 31 October 2017 08:55

Chat soon, Feds tell O’Connor

Federated Farmers president Katie Milne says the new Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor is obviously well versed in agriculture, which many Feds members and all farmers will appreciate.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 31 October 2017 07:55

New minister to ring changes

A top priority for the new Minister for Agriculture Damien O’Connor will be appointing a primary industry council and a chief agricultural advisor to government.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 25 October 2017 13:36

O’Connor to head agriculture

Labour’s West Coast MP, Damien O’Connor is the new Minister of Agriculture, Biosecurity, Food Safety and Rural Communities.

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