Wednesday, 20 May 2020 13:30

Who’s paying?

Written by  The Hound

Your canine crusader noticed a full-page ad recently run in a farming paper calling on meat companies SFF and Alliance Group to pay back the $70m-plus they claimed in wage subsidy.

What caught this old mutt’s eye is that the man behind the campaign is Simon Lusk – infamous self-described ‘political operative’.

Lusk was a key figure in Nicky Hager’s book, Dirty Politics. He also has close links to the bankrupt Cameron Slater, the former figurehead of the scumbag Whale Oil website, and is a close confidant of disgraced former National Party Whip and soon-to-be ex MP Jamie-Lee Ross.

The Hound is told that Lusk does nothing for free or even cheaply, so it will be interesting to see who is funding his latest campaign.

Surely it has nothing to do with a current very high-ranking government minister, minor party leader and vocal critic of SFF? 

Featured

Get ready for the ‘now’ norm

Get prepared for a ‘Now Normal’ future, says Ian Proudfoot – Global Head of Agribusiness for KPMG – discussing the likely effects of COVID-19 in the months to come.

 

Northland farmers count the costs

Northland farmers are starting to count the cost of one of the most severe droughts to hit the region as the cost of feed and lower prices for stock are the order of the day.

Times will get better for deer sector

While the deer industry faces several challenges in the short term, there will be a strong rebound in New Zealand venison sales once global demand recovers.

» The RNG Weather Report

» Latest Print Issues Online

The Hound

Dirty water

The Hound understands that Federated Farmers has been cut out of the information loop, for the past year, on the…

Who’s paying?

Your canine crusader noticed a full-page ad recently run in a farming paper calling on meat companies SFF and Alliance…

» Connect with Rural News

» eNewsletter

Subscribe to our weekly newsletter

Popular Reads