Thursday, 23 June 2022 10:00

No free ride!

Written by  The Hound

OPINION: This old mutt is getting somewhat tired of multi-national, tax-dodging, fund-raising group Greenpeace always given front and centre mainstream media space to coment (i.e. bag) NZ agriculture.

Without fail, its 'agricultural campaigner's' magic 'answer' to NZ's complex and complicated agricultural emissions issue is to slaughter at least half of the country's dairy herd, convert all farming to wacky regen ag and stop the use of all fertilisers - without any comment about what this would do to the nation's economy.

She also falsely claims that farmers are not paying any ETS costs - wilfully omitting that NZ farmers are big users of fuel and electricity and therefore are paying carbon taxes.

Meanwhile, the sector - via HWEN - will soon be paying $400 million annually - so no free ride for farmers.

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