Farmers can't expect to take a short nap then immediately jump on a tractor and be fully functional, says a sleep expert.

Published in General News
Monday, 15 June 2015 07:12

Keep lawyer on speed dial

Any farmer unlucky enough to have an employee, visitor or family member seriously injured onfarm should call their lawyer as soon as the injured person is on their way to hospital.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 10 February 2015 09:35

Minister welcomes launch of Safer Farms

Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Michael Woodhouse has welcomed the launch of the government's Safer Farms programme.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 14 May 2014 13:25

No helmet cops $15k fine

A MARLBOROUGH man has been fined $15,000 for not wearing a helmet while riding a quad bike at work – and for carrying a helmetless child as a passenger.

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Quota watch

The Hound understands that Mike Petersen’s time as NZ agriculture’s special trade envoy will soon end.

What a jerk

Your old mate notes that serial whinger Mike Joy continues to put the boot into the farming sector.

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