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The Forest Owners Association (FOA) says it’s working closely with the Government on its $28m relief package for Gisborne forestry workers.
Tairāwhiti’s wood processing sector will receive funding through the Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) to support the local economy amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
IrrigationNZ is backing the Government’s decision to inject $10.6 million for a water storage facility in Raukokore, in the eastern Bay of Plenty.
Your canine crusader reckons it is ironic – and highly appropriate – that Shane Jones’ $3 billion electoral slush fund the Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) has exactly the same initials as the Problem Gambling Foundation (PGF)!
Rural News last week summed up the disconnect going on in rural communities: “It seems incredible that in times when commodity prices are strong, interest rates low and climate favourable there should be so much angst and concern in rural NZ”
Regional Economic Minister Shane Jones gets away with saying a lot of things many other Cabinet ministers won’t even dream of uttering.
Politician Shane Jones says his position as Associate Minister of SOEs, including Landcorp (Pāmu), gives him the right to have a crack at the quality of Fonterra’s farmer governance.
An announcement of increased rural broadband and mobile coverage has been welcomed by the sector organisations, but they say more is needed.
As we bid farewell to another year it’s time for the annual review of 2018 in the primary sector as seen by the Rural News editorial team.
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Fonterra is selling its troubled China Farms business.
New farming rules around sustainability are driving elderly farmers out of the dairy industry, says agri-economist Phil Journeaux.
New Zealand is heading for an unprecedented shutdown.