Monday, 19 December 2016 08:22

Guy retained as Primary Industries Minister

Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy retained his portfolio in the new Cabinet unveiled by Prime Minister Bill English yesterday.

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Federated Farmers congratulates outgoing Prime Minister John Key after eight years leading the country, and looks forward to working with Bill English in the top job.

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Thursday, 16 June 2016 08:14

Dairy dependency dwindles

Finance Minister Bill English says it turns out that the country is not as dependent on the dairy industry as we thought.

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Tuesday, 07 June 2016 11:55

Landcorp eyes lift in returns

State farmer Landcorp says it has a strategy to lift its profitability and return to shareholders.

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Deputy Prime Minister Bill English has acknowledged the dairy industry's contribution to pulling New Zealand out of the 2008-09 recession.

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Tuesday, 24 May 2016 09:55

Cash tap turned off for Landcorp

State-owned farmer Landcorp will not be getting any new capital to spend on its farms, as the Government imposes on SOEs a more rigorous process for new investment.

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Wednesday, 18 May 2016 08:36

No handbrake on dairy

The Government will not stifle the growth of the dairy industry to limit its impact on the environment, says Deputy Prime Minister Bill English.

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Wednesday, 04 May 2016 08:55

Fonterra’s performance under blowtorch

Deputy Prime Minister Bill English says farmers should not put the blame on Fonterra.

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Tuesday, 03 May 2016 14:55

Turning the useless into useful

Deputy Prime Minister Bill English says more needs to be done to get young people off the dole.

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Tuesday, 26 April 2016 15:43

Stick with your bank

Readjust, stick with your banks and keep supporting your dairy company; things will come right.

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