Tuesday, 18 June 2019 14:00

Nats launch primary sector policies

A newly elected National government would offer special work visas for primary sector workers, instantly deport visitors breeching biosecurity laws and set up mobile health clinics for remote rural regions.

Published in General News
Thursday, 08 November 2018 12:49

New career?

The Hound reckons former agriculture minister and speaker of the House David Carter is heeding calls for him to get out of the political game.

Published in The Hound
Tuesday, 23 October 2018 11:37

Nats want rural views

National is leaving behind last week’s rough and tumble of beltway politics – and the aftermath of the Jami-Lee Ross scandal – to take the pulse of rural New Zealand.

Published in General News
Friday, 07 September 2018 08:55

Nats hold firm on water

National's position has not changed on a water tax or levy, says Opposition Leader Simon Bridges. 

Published in General News
Wednesday, 29 August 2018 09:55

No change to Nat’s water policy

National's position has not changed on a water tax or levy, says Opposition Leader Simon Bridges. 

Published in General News
Wednesday, 04 July 2018 08:55

Nats call for practical policies

National Party leader Simon Bridges says the biggest challenges farmers face are the environment and their right to farm.

Published in General News
Monday, 14 May 2018 13:31

Cow cull on the cards?

Environment minister David Parker says he strongly favours enforcing nitrogen leaching limits in some catchments. 

Published in General News
Monday, 07 May 2018 15:09

Government “out to get farmers”

This weekend’s announcement the Government plans to cap dairy herds is ill thought-out political grandstanding, National Party leader Simon Bridges says.

Published in General News

New Zealand's pavilion at the World Expo 2020 in Dubai will have strong potential to showcase this country’s primary industry products and innovation in sustainability.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 15 August 2012 14:47

Rules change planned for agri vehicles

PLANNED CHANGES to the rules for agricultural vehicles will reduce compliance costs while still ensuring safety, says Associate Transport Minister Simon Bridges.

Published in Machinery & Products
 

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