Thursday, 05 December 2019 11:47


Written by  The Hound

Your canine crusader has long identified Shane Jones as, without doubt, the biggest buffoon in Parliament.

So his clownish and boorish antics at last month’s 50 Shades of Green rally in Wellington were unsurprising.

In this old mutt’s opinion, Jones is a mouthy, underachieving, blowhard – summed up perfectly by him booking up hotel porn to the taxpayer when he was a Labour MP.

Jones is the very embodiment of the untrustworthy, useless, narcissistic types who infest the NZ First Party.

Let’s hope farmers and other rural voters do not forget just how Jones and the rest of Winston’s motley rabble have derided and dismissed the sector since being in government and vote accordingly at the ballot boxes next year.


Milestone for Ahuwhenua

Next month will see the first finalists competing for the prestigious Ahuwhenua Trophy in horticulture announced at Parliament.


New levy to hit farmers

The New Zealand Agricultural Aviation Association (NZAAA) is up in arms about a proposed new safety levy.

Safety mindset must change

WorkSafe NZ is calling on farmers and other rural businesses to treat health and safety as more than a compliance issue.

Milk price may go higher

Dry weather around New Zealand could restrict milk supply and squeeze global dairy prices higher, says Westpac’s senior economist Michael Gordon.

» The RNG Weather Report

» Latest Print Issues Online

The Hound


Your canine crusader reckons it is ironic – and highly appropriate – that Shane Jones’ $3 billion electoral slush fund…

Funny names

Over the years, a mate of the Hound’s has always been quick to point out to him people in roles…

» Connect with Rural News