The final list of candidates for Fonterra’s board election is out. Surprisingly only one candidate came through the farmer nominated…
Fish & Game New Zealand should recognise farmers’ good work in cleaning up the environment rather than constantly criticising them, says Federated Farmers environment spokesman Chris Allen.
It looks like the next attack on farming will take the form of a campaign against winter grazing and the negative impact this can have on livestock and water quality.
Fish and Game and the Environmental Defence Society (EDS) may seek costs against Horizons Regional Council as a result of the Environment Court siding with their claims about the unlawfulness of the implementation of the One Plan.
“We just want to get on with it,” say Manawatu dairy farmers reacting to news that Horizons Regional Council’s One Plan implementation has effectively been ruled unlawful by the Environment Court.
Federated Farmers says legal action announced last week against the Horizons Regional Council shows “some people just can’t accept that industry and councils can work together effectively”.
Duck shooters and landholders are being assured the new workplace safety laws will not mess with the shooting season that opens next week.
The Land and Water Forum has become a "talkfest", says Fish and Game NZ chief executive Bryce Johnson.