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
Tuesday, 19 September 2017 07:55

Tax not answer – English

Technology, not taxes, is the way to deal with water related issues.

Published in General News

Labour Party leader Jacinda Ardern says after National came into power it shelved the Environment Court judge David Sheppard’s national policy statement (NPS) initiated by the last Labour government.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 28 June 2016 18:57

Nats press Fieldays flesh

The National Government already has a sharp eye on next year’s poll.

Published in Milking It

Parliament can be as nasty – or not – as you want to make it, says first-time MP and dairy farmer Barbara Kuriger.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 07 October 2015 11:36

Pollies’ take on TPP

Feedback on the TPP from agribusinesses has been mostly positive, but the same cannot be said for most political parties. Here's an offering of what some of our political parties have to say;

Published in General News

Nathan Guy, Damien O’Connor, Winston Peters, John Key and Steven Joyce have one thing in common: they’ve been to Northland in the last three weeks in what must be the region’s fastest-ever roundup of Government ministers and leading opposition members.

Published in General News
Thursday, 24 May 2012 15:05

Budget closes livestock loophole

An extra $410 million is to be squeezed from bach and boat owners, and farmers, among others, over the next four years under Budget measures tightening tax rules.

Published in General News
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