The Hound understands that Mike Petersen’s time as NZ agriculture’s special trade envoy will soon end.
Worksafe New Zealand’s chair says he’s asked the senior managers at his organisation to try to broker a deal with farmers over the carrying of passengers on quads.
Farmers don't seem to get it. So says New Zealand Agricultural Aviation Association (NZAAA) chair Alan Beck, commenting on farmers understanding their responsibilities to make their farms a safe workplace for agricultural pilots.
Worksafe NZ's prosecution of Work and Income New Zealand over last year’s Ashburton shootings holds worrying implications for New Zealand farmers, says the Federated Farmers board member responsible for health and safety, Katie Milne.