The hui was called to hear a raft of animal welfare concerns. However, it all went pear-shaped when the NZ Rodeo boss and a well-known pig farmer turned up. SAFE’s Hans Kriek admitted the animal activists threw their toys out of the cot and walked out when they saw the industry representatives attend the gathering. Apparently, the hui was the bright idea of nonentity and Associate Agriculture Minister Meke Whaitiri. Your old mate suggests she would be better advised to give up on such useless ideas – much like most of her government’s 100s of working groups – which seem to be ‘all hui and bugger-all dooey’.
Surprise, surpriseWritten by Rural News Group
Your old mate hears that animal rights advocates walked out of a recent Government-led hui after representatives of groups they oppose also attended the meeting.
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