Displaying items by tag: green party

Monday, 28 September 2020 09:07

Not so bad

OPINION: Your old mate notes that Conservation Minister and Green MP Eugene Sage was waxing lyrically about the recent legal protection of 11,800 hectares of new conservation land in the Mackenzie Basin.

Published in The Hound
Monday, 28 September 2020 09:02

Be afraid!

OPINION: The Hound – like most in the rural sector would have – shuddered when the Green Party revealed it would like to hold the agriculture portfolio if it gets into government after the election.

Published in The Hound
Thursday, 26 March 2020 15:23

Flying high

This old mutt would like to know how the sanctimonious Green Party and its MPs can continue to lecture everyone about the evils of climate change and how we all have to act now to save the world?

Published in The Hound
Wednesday, 18 March 2020 13:50

Bein’ green

OPINION: Kermit the Frog was the first sing “it’s not easy being green”. Now the Muppets in the Green Party are finding out how true that is.

Published in Milking It
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
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