OPINION: The Hound notes that the foreign-owned and controlled NZ forestry industry is starting to feel the pressure of the…
The Hound reckons the old adage ‘would you buy a used car off this man?’ should be applied when dealing with spin doctors and the companies they are promoting.
Landcorp Chief executive Steven Carden says its further development of dairy farms in the central North Island is under review.
Labour spokesman on primary industries, Damien O’Connor says while the dairy developments at Taupo are impressive it’s important the Crown is not exposed to major debt such as that of Solid Energy.
A former head of state-owned farmer, Landcorp, says the only way the government can extract more money from the company is to sell some farms.
Farm like dad or the uncles used to farm during a low payout year, advises Chris Kelly, former Landcorp chief executive for 12 years.
Maori business leader Traci Houpapa has been appointed chair of Landcorp Farming. She has acted in the position since May last year.
Sheep milk has the potential to become a $200 million industry within 10 years, says Waikato Innovation Park chief executive Stuart Gordon.
The existence of Landcorp’s Ahuriri Station near Napier, one the country’s newest farms, came at a huge cost to the local community.