The Farm Debt Mediation Bill will go far in helping farmers deal with farm debt, claims Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 13 August 2019 07:55

Bankers circling?

Farmers are urging banks to take a long term view of their businesses, now under growing pressure to improve their balance sheets.

Published in General News
Friday, 07 July 2017 09:55

Dairy farmers dumping debt – bank

Many dairy farmers are taking advantage of this season’s better payout to regain some of the equity they lost in their farms during the previous two bad years.

Published in Agribusiness
Wednesday, 02 March 2016 12:55

Austerity needed - Editorial

As dairy and other farmers dramatically cut back their expenses to the bare bones, in Wellington the country's public servants live the life of Riley.

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
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
Friday, 30 March 2012 12:24

Rabobank builds rural business

Rabobank New Zealand Ltd (RNZL) continued to build its rural banking business in 2011, recording net lending growth of $724 million, despite a contraction in the total rural debt market over the same period.

Published in Agribusiness

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