Wednesday, 06 November 2019 08:13

Realism or rhetoric? — Editorial

OPINION: In theory everyone is happy with the deal struck between the Government and the agricultural sector over emissions.

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The emissions train is leaving the station and farmers need to be aboard, says DairyNZ chief executive Tim Mackle.

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Tuesday, 24 September 2019 11:55

Farm lobbies seek PM’s support

Dairy and red meat farmer lobbies want Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to back their climate change initiative rather than impose a farmer levy.

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Wednesday, 17 July 2019 07:55

PM puts faith in free trade deals

Economically, New Zealand is entering a dramatic era of unprecedented change, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern told the Federated Farmers conference.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 09 July 2019 11:55

Rise and shine — PM

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says New Zealand’s economy is entering a dramatic new era of change with all the primary sector’s challenges ‘lying on the table’ together.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 18 June 2019 09:55

Budget funding unveiled

Agricultural Minister Damien O’Connor claims at least 2000 farmers will be helped with on-the-ground support to lift their environmental sustainability as part of Budget 2019 funding.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 18 June 2019 08:55

PM concedes agri sector uncertainty

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern acknowledges uncertainty about climate change is making life difficult for farmers.

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Farmer reaction is mixed to the Government’s Zero Carbon Amendment Bill introduced into Parliament last week.

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The Government is today introducing the long-awaited Climate Change Bill with agriculture included.

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OPINION: The PM's unrealistic claim of a free trade agreement with the EU before the end of the year is proving to be a hollow promise. 

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