Wednesday, 22 November 2017 13:25

Change of tune?

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In a case of poacher turned gamekeeper, the Hound notes that dairy farming critic Alison Dewes has been appointed Landcorp’s new head of environment.

Dewes was running a ‘sustainable farming consultancy firm’, but says she will no longer be involved. She starts her new job in January in Wellington. Your old mate wonders if Dewes will soon appoint her good mate Mike Joy (also an arch-critic of dairy farming) to join her on the public teat at Landcorp. Stranger things have happened.


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