Fat chance

OPINION: This old mutt has always believed that any hopes of a possible free trade deal – that is any good – between NZ and the EU were about as elusive as an honest politician.

Health & safety?

OPINION: WorkSafe and workplace safety legislation dominate the daily operations of the private sector, including farms.

 
Careful!

OPINION: A mate of the Hound’s reckons the self-proclaimed champion of the provinces, and mouth of the North, Shane Jones, needs to be little more careful about how he publicises the way he spends taxpayer money.

Stuff up

OPINION: Your canine crusader notes that media outfit Stuff, which was bought for the princely sum of $1 (with many believing it overpriced at that), recently carried an expose about companies in the kiwifruit sector claiming the wage subsidy.

 
Virtual AGM?

OPINION: The National Business Review has highlighted a major issue with the possible move to online annual general meetings.

Govt on a slide?

OPINION: So this Government spends $572,000 on a kids’ playground at Parliament grounds but when it comes to helping drought-stricken farmers in Hawke’s Bay, it can fork out only $500,000.

Off the mark

OPINION: Greenpeace is again on the attack, targeting its favourite enemy – Fonterra.

Faces on milk bottles

OPINION: Milk bottles in Australia’s smallest state – ACT – are carrying the faces of missing people.

Time to rethink

Pioneer forage specialist, Ian Williams on how farmers can manage feed and animals as they move into winter.

Interesting!

OPINION: The Hound understands that National’s newly minted agriculture spokesman David Bennett is in a long-distance relationship with Bridget McKenzie, a senator from Victoria in the Australian Federal Parliament.

OPINION: Your canine crusader has always been suspicious about the mental capacity of all those anaemic, sickly, unhealthy looking vegans who preach about the benefits of a strictly plant-based diet.

OPINION: Hopes for any quick outcome of free trade talks with the European Union have hit the wall following a “paltry” market access offer for our agriculture sector.

Moving day has gone smoothly for most farmers but on some farms, some workers aren’t moving anywhere.

Wannabe kiwi James Cameron is back in the country, under a special visa, to continue filming his movie during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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The Hound

Fat chance

OPINION: This old mutt has always believed that any hopes of a possible free trade deal – that is any…

Health & safety?

OPINION: WorkSafe and workplace safety legislation dominate the daily operations of the private sector, including farms.

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