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Thursday, 30 January 2020 13:53

Applications to open for debt mediation scheme

The new Farm Debt Mediation Scheme will soon be open for business.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 21 January 2020 10:55

Bank loans are falling

There have been some encouraging signs for dairy farmers recently, says Rabobank national manager for food and agribusiness banking, Hamish Midgley.

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Tuesday, 21 January 2020 09:55

Dairy debt – the perfect storm?

Federated Farmers vice president, Andrew Hoggard says some dairy farmers are trapped with debt.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 15 January 2020 13:19

Cloud in sector’s silver lining — Editorial

OPINION: High farm debt levels have cast a shadow over the Ministry for Primary Industry's positive predictions for agriculture in 2020.

Published in Opinion

The Minister of Agriculture has entered the debate on the actions of the banks labelling them as fair-weather friends.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 15 January 2020 09:10

Warnings on dairy sector debt

More than a quarter of NZ’s dairy farmers have debt to equity ratios of more than 70%.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 11 December 2019 10:57

New laws show Govt backing farmers — O’Connor

The passing of the Farm Debt Mediation and NAIT laws last night shows the Government’s commitment to work alongside and help farmers, says Ag Minister Damien O’Connor.

Published in General News
Friday, 06 December 2019 07:55

New farm debt mediation law

Proactive and well-prepared farmers and lenders stand to gain from the introduction of the Farm Debt Mediation scheme, according to Scott Abel and Bridie McKinnon from law firm Buddle Findlay.

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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.

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