Friday, 19 April 2019 07:55

Farmers want clarity – Guy

Farmers want policy certainty and are petrified about “kneejerk popular politics” similar to what the Government did with the oil and gas industry, says National agriculture spokesman Nathan Guy.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 10 April 2019 12:59

Science-based carbon legislation needed

National has five ‘bottom lines’ for the Zero Carbon Bill likely to come before Parliament in the next month or two, says primary industries spokesman Nathan Guy.

Published in General News

Farmers’ confidence is at its lowest since 2009 and it’s mostly due to the new Government, says National’s Agriculture spokesperson Nathan Guy.

Published in General News

National says the government has turned its back on the major agricultural training provider Taratahi.

Published in General News

Farmers are supporting a bill from National’s Nathan Guy to introduce harsher penalties and offences for those who deliberately contaminate food.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 19 December 2018 08:55

Landcorp defends tax submission

State farmer Pāmu Farms (formerly Landcorp) is defending its submission to the Government’s Tax Working Group (TWG).

Published in General News
Tuesday, 18 December 2018 07:55

Pāmu criticised for playing politics

State farmer Landcorp has raised the ire of opposition politicians and Federated Farmers over its increasingly overt political behaviour.

Published in General News
Saturday, 01 September 2018 09:55

Passed without proper scrutiny

National's agriculture spokesman, Nathan Guy, says while some of the NAIT changes were needed, their passing under urgency has prevented proper scrutiny of them.

Published in Farm Health
Friday, 24 August 2018 08:55

Action needed, not more words

Most farmers are now flat-out calving and lambing and are looking forward to another season of forecast good returns. 

Published in Opinion

The Government has allocated “an extraordinarily small sum” to strengthen Biosecurity, National’s spokesperson for Agriculture Nathan Guy says.

Published in General News
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