Wednesday, 05 September 2018 09:30

No welfare issues for feedlot

Animal-rights organisation Save Animals from Exploitation (SAFE) are calling to ban intensive feedlots, which it termed “the Americanisation” of agriculture.

Published in General News
Thursday, 02 June 2016 06:55

Give bobby calves their due — Editorial

It may be the 'quiet' time of year for dairy farmers, but clearly most are not sitting relaxing in their armchairs.

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 04 May 2016 09:55

Animal extremists will never be satisfied

Livestock farmers will never be able to satisfy "extremists" such as SAFE because they are opposed completely to animal farming, says NZPork chairman Ian Carter.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 16 March 2016 13:55

Charity status no longer SAFE?

Dirty tricks played on the farming sector by an animal rights lobby could cost the group its charitable status.

Published in General News
Monday, 14 March 2016 13:06

Social media to combat bullying

A Facebook page is shedding light on bullied dairy farmers.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 02 March 2016 15:55

Sector needs to shout its own praises

The rural sector doesn't deserve admiration and respect. It must demand it by telling its story.

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 20 January 2016 11:47

Dumb move

Never negotiate with terrorists is the mantra of all reputable countries and companies.

Published in The Hound

The 'businessman' who threatened the NZ dairy industry with 1080 contamination in baby formula if use of the pest-killing poison wasn't terminated apparently intended to gain economic advantage for a product of his own.

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 16 December 2015 15:51

Farming is never SAFE - editorial

'Grossly irresponsible' is how New Zealand's special agricultural trade envoy Mike Petersen has rightly described animal rights group SAFE's placement of an anti-NZ dairy farming ad in a British newspaper.

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 16 December 2015 15:49

Just weird

This old mutt has always thought of the extremist group SAFE's top man Hans Kriek as pretty weird – and not just because of his crazy views on animals or his strange 'Dr Evil' accent.

Published in The Hound
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