Displaying items by tag: Nathan Guy

Wednesday, 15 February 2017 08:55

State’s close watch on dry regions

Minister for Primary Industries Nathan Guy says several regions -- in addition to Northland – are under close drought watch.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 14 February 2017 12:55

Stay positive, keep farming

Farmers need to stay positive; dealing with drought is part of the challenge of farming, particularly in Northland, says Okaihau dairy farmer Roger Hutchings.

Published in General News
Thursday, 09 February 2017 07:55

Guy praises helpers

The Minister for Primary Industries, Nathan Guy, says independent quake-relief volunteer efforts are “fantastic”, but he suggests farmers needing help get it via a Federated Farmers scheme.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 07 February 2017 13:55

The wet, the dry and the ugly

A bizarre weather pattern is dividing the country right down the middle, with some areas facing serious drought and others swamped with too much rain.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 07 February 2017 09:10

Revised TPP a possibility?

Nathan Guy says some kind of trade deal with the US may still be possible, despite President Trump saying no to the TPP.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 07 February 2017 08:59

High hopes for trade

Primary Industry Minister Nathan Guy hopes formal negotiations for a free trade agreement (FTA) between New Zealand and the European Union (EU) will begin later this year.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 25 January 2017 11:33

Assistance just a phone call away

Farmers who need an extra hand on the farm as a result of November’s earthquake and aftershocks can call 0800 FARMING (327 646) and have their needs matched with skilled workers and volunteers.

Published in General News
Monday, 19 December 2016 08:22

Guy retained as Primary Industries Minister

Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy retained his portfolio in the new Cabinet unveiled by Prime Minister Bill English yesterday.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 14 December 2016 09:00

Fonterra's $240 million investment welcomed

Primary Industries Ministers Nathan Guy and Jo Goodhew have welcomed Fonterra's announcement that it will be investing $240 million to build a new mozzarella plant at its Clandeboye site in South Canterbury.

Published in General News
Thursday, 08 December 2016 12:49

Third reading for hort export bill

Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has welcomed the New Zealand Horticulture Export Authority Amendment Bill passing its third reading in Parliament on Tuesday.

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