Tuesday, 18 June 2019 14:00

Nats launch primary sector policies

A newly elected National government would offer special work visas for primary sector workers, instantly deport visitors breeching biosecurity laws and set up mobile health clinics for remote rural regions.

Published in General News

Farmers are happy to see that workforce issues are identified as a hot topic in the National Party’s ‘Primary Sector Discussion Document’, released today.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 21 May 2019 10:32

Nats stunned by methane target

National's climate change spokesman Todd Muller says the proposed target for methane reduction puts the New Zealand agricultural sector at “real risk”.

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
Thursday, 04 April 2019 08:29

Nats promise to fight for farmers

National's climate change spokesman Todd Muller has told farmers he will fight to ensure they are only asked to do what is technologically doable as the country grapples with mitigating climate change.

Published in General News
Thursday, 14 March 2019 08:38

Capital pains

National's constant prodding in Parliament recently about capital gains tax (CGT) has caused the Prime Minister to drop her veil of kindness and reveal anger and petulance instead.

Published in Milking It

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
Wednesday, 23 January 2019 08:53

Blame game

The blame game over the collapse of agri training provider Taratahi rages on.

Published in Milking It

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

Published in General News
Thursday, 08 November 2018 12:49

New career?

The Hound reckons former agriculture minister and speaker of the House David Carter is heeding calls for him to get out of the political game.

Published in The Hound
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