Displaying items by tag: SHANE JONES

Wednesday, 15 January 2020 13:12

Appropriate

Your canine crusader reckons it is ironic – and highly appropriate – that Shane Jones’ $3 billion electoral slush fund the Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) has exactly the same initials as the Problem Gambling Foundation (PGF)!

Published in The Hound
Tuesday, 26 November 2019 11:13

More carrot, less stick

Rural News last week summed up the disconnect going on in rural communities: “It seems incredible that in times when commodity prices are strong, interest rates low and climate favourable there should be so much angst and concern in rural NZ”

Published in Milking It
Friday, 18 October 2019 13:04

Let off the hook, again

Regional Economic Minister Shane Jones gets away with saying a lot of things many other Cabinet ministers won’t even dream of uttering.

Published in Milking It
Wednesday, 11 September 2019 11:30

Butt out! — Editorial

Politician Shane Jones says his position as Associate Minister of SOEs, including Landcorp (Pāmu), gives him the right to have a crack at the quality of Fonterra’s farmer governance.

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 16 January 2019 14:55

Rural broadband increase welcomed – more needed

An announcement of increased rural broadband and mobile coverage has been welcomed by the sector organisations, but they say more is needed.

Published in General News

As we bid farewell to another year it’s time for the annual review of 2018 in the primary sector as seen by the Rural News editorial team.

Published in General News
Thursday, 06 December 2018 10:56

Jobs for the boys?

Your old mate was always suspicious about the way the Provincial Growth Fund and the man in charge of it – Shane Jones – would administer it.

Published in The Hound
Wednesday, 19 September 2018 11:55

Billion trees not enough

Shane Jones’ one billion trees planting project is not ambitious enough, says the Productivity Commission.

Published in General News

If you think only dairy farmers are facing fire from the new coalition Government, think again.

Published in Opinion

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Appropriate

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