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With the COVID-19 lockdown placing even greater emphasis on the need for reliable internet networks, a former All Black is working to keep New Zealand’s rural folk connected.
National’s agriculture spokesman, Todd Muller on the role the Government needs to play for agriculture businesses.
Meat processing companies have gained praise for the way they handled the challenges around COVID-19 from an unlikely source – the union.
Te Kuiti-based electrician Terry Waite’s demand that the Government apologise to farmers for the way it has treated them – especially over the last couple of years – has failed.
OPINION: If any good can come out of the current COVID-19 crisis it will be greater acknowledgement of the importance of New Zealand’s agriculture sector to the economy.
A young Kiwi, Los Angeles-based, filmmaker has made good use of the lockdown period to help farmers battling with mental health issues.
Farmers are being offered a chance to get an update on what is happening in Ireland and New Zealand in the COVID-19 environment.