Thursday, 12 May 2016 07:55

Misplaced advocacy — Editorial

Greenpeace is known for pulling stunts that land it on newspaper front pages and prime time news.

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 27 April 2016 11:55

Common sense rules — Editorial

In many ways the Government's new regulations on animal welfare should not be necessary.

Published in Opinion
Thursday, 21 April 2016 07:55

The case for irrigation — Editorial

It has begun a communications offensive, first by inviting journalists – many from outside the rural media – to attend its annual conference in Oamaru earlier this month.

Published in Opinion
Thursday, 07 April 2016 06:55

Time to go — Editorial

The results of the remit votes at Beef + Lamb NZ's recent annual meeting must surely be the final nail in the coffin of the meat sector ginger group MIE.

Published in Opinion
Tuesday, 09 February 2016 12:02

Welcome to 2016 - Editorial

With the festive season now a distant memory, the New Zealand wine industry is gearing itself up for the 2016 vintage.

Published in Editorial
Wednesday, 20 January 2016 11:09

Obama nails it - Editorial

News that the TPP is to be signed here early next month will no doubt fire up outrage, ridiculous claims and pontificating by the usual array of serial protestors, desperate politicians and other economic Luddites.

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 16 December 2015 15:51

Farming is never SAFE - editorial

'Grossly irresponsible' is how New Zealand's special agricultural trade envoy Mike Petersen has rightly described animal rights group SAFE's placement of an anti-NZ dairy farming ad in a British newspaper.

Published in Opinion
Thursday, 10 December 2015 14:46

A year of highs - Editorial

Another year is about to end, with the next one waiting just around the corner.

Published in Editorial
Tuesday, 24 November 2015 10:17

Co-op at crossroads

Fonterra shareholders will be watching hawk-eyed this week's annual general meeting in Waitoa.

Published in Opinion
Thursday, 05 November 2015 09:28

Making it sexy! - editorial

The Government has set a target to increase the value of New Zealand's food sector exports from $25 billion to $60b, meaning there will be an additional 50,000 jobs in the primary sector by 2025.

Published in Opinion
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