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
Tuesday, 23 October 2018 11:37

Nats want rural views

National is leaving behind last week’s rough and tumble of beltway politics – and the aftermath of the Jami-Lee Ross scandal – to take the pulse of rural New Zealand.

Published in General News
Friday, 07 September 2018 08:55

Nats hold firm on water

National's position has not changed on a water tax or levy, says Opposition Leader Simon Bridges. 

Published in General News
Wednesday, 04 July 2018 08:55

Nats call for practical policies

National Party leader Simon Bridges says the biggest challenges farmers face are the environment and their right to farm.

Published in General News
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