Displaying items by tag: green party

Monday, 08 April 2019 10:56

No grandstanding

The Hound, like everyone else in New Zealand, was shocked and stunned by the senseless shootings in Christchurch last month.

Published in The Hound
Thursday, 14 March 2019 08:54

Sneaky green

Green Party MP Golriz Gharaman is pushing a Members Bill that would give prisoners the right to vote and ban overseas donations to political parties.

Published in Milking It
Wednesday, 01 November 2017 10:55

Change – what change?

With the new Labour/NZ First/Greens government now in power, what changes can the rural sector expect? Reporter Peter Burke offers his view.

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 29 June 2016 14:55

Greens’ claim ‘ridiculous’

The Green Party's list of the top 10 dirty rivers in New Zealand is farcical and brings into question their credibility, says IrrigationNZ chief executive Andrew Curtis.

Published in General News
Friday, 24 June 2016 16:06

Time to retire?

Your old mate notes that the Greens latest policy – in its desire to 'clean up the country's rivers' – is to implement a wholesale ban on future dairy farm conversions.

Published in The Hound
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
Monday, 11 April 2016 15:06

Green Party gets it wrong on organics

Organics Aoteaora New Zealand (OANZ) says the Green Party's misrepresentation of the 2016 New Zealand Organic Market Report is not acceptable.

Published in General News
Friday, 20 November 2015 09:54

Leopard, spots

Your old mate notes that Greenpeace is challenging Fonterra to "prove that its massive use of palm products is not fuelling the enormous fires raging across Indonesia".

Published in The Hound
Wednesday, 07 October 2015 11:36

Pollies’ take on TPP

Feedback on the TPP from agribusinesses has been mostly positive, but the same cannot be said for most political parties. Here's an offering of what some of our political parties have to say;

Published in General News
Friday, 21 August 2015 09:00

Hello pot!

The Hound reckons the Green Party’s former agriculture spokesman Steffan Browning is hypocritical in his recent attack on the appointment of the new boss of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Dr Alan Freeth.

Published in The Hound
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