Wednesday, 17 April 2019 09:19

Many heed call for banking reform

Support is growing from farmers all around New Zealand for a petition currently before Parliament for a select committee inquiry into banks’ conduct.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 20 September 2016 06:55

More rural bank closures

A dairy farmer and mayor of a town hit by a double whammy of bank branch closures says the loss of a bank can change the perception of vibrancy and wealth in a rural town.

Published in General News
Thursday, 28 July 2016 13:55

Farmers need to be bank ready

With the dairy payout remaining stubbornly low and equity positions becoming more precarious many farmers are seeing more of their bank manager, says Crowe Horwath's head of corporate agribusiness, Hayden Dillon.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 26 April 2016 15:43

Stick with your bank

Readjust, stick with your banks and keep supporting your dairy company; things will come right.

Published in General News

The banking system is robust to a severe dairy stress test.

Published in General News
Friday, 26 February 2016 12:28

Minister should ‘stand up for farmers’

The Primary Industries Minister needs to stand up for farmers during tough times rather than rolling over for banks.

Published in General News
Thursday, 25 February 2016 06:55

More farmers under mortgage pressure

A member poll by Federated Farmers shows 11.1% of dairy farmers are now under pressure by banks over their mortgages. 

Published in General News
Wednesday, 24 February 2016 10:25

Banks will hold off drawing their guns

It depends how bad it gets before banks take drastic action against deeply indebted dairy farmers.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 26 January 2016 09:00

Optimism as banks cut forecast payout

Banks have cut their farmgate milk price forecast after another drop in the GDT price index last week, albeit minor at an overall 1.4%.

Published in General News
Thursday, 05 November 2015 07:05

No more chain dragging on climate change

Financial institutions could lead climate change response before science, says Insurance Council of NZ chief executive Tim Grafton.

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