The final list of candidates for Fonterra’s board election is out. Surprisingly only one candidate came through the farmer nominated…
Labour is now also putting the putting the boot into the NZ dairy sector. Its trade spokesman David Parker has accused Trade Minister Tim Groser of insulting Canadian diplomats by comparing that country’s dairy industry to the Soviet Union.
O'Conner says he had a very productive meeting with the group he once labelled ‘The National Party in Gumboots’ – Federated Farmers.
Labour's primary industries spokesman Damien O’Connor is concerned that trade-related issues may be overriding biosecurity issues.
LABOUR'S JUST announced immigration policy will heavily penalise growing businesses say New Zealand's horticulture and viticulture industry organisations.
FEDERATED FARMERS appreciates Labour Party leader David Cunliffe including the Primary Industries in his State of the Nation speech.
THE LABOUR Party and the Green Party recently announced plans to establish a new agency, New Zealand Power, to act as a single buyer of wholesale electricity.