Wednesday, 05 February 2020 11:16

Please explain

Written by  Milking It

OPINION: National MP and senior whip Barbara Kuriger owes the dairy industry an explanation.

A former Dairy Woman of the Year and DairyNZ board member, Kuriger must tell us how much she knew about the animal welfare abuses on a family-owned farm.

Last week, her son pleaded guilty to 11 charges of ill-treating cows and will be sentenced in April. Similar charges against her husband were dropped.

Dairy industry leaders need to lead by example. 

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