Tuesday, 24 April 2012 14:16

Farmers welcome TAF vote

The Fonterra Shareholders Council supports the co-op board's decision to hold another vote on TAF.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 24 April 2012 11:47

Labour wants fair vote

Labour's primary industries spokesperson Damien O'Connor says the second TAF vote must be "comprehensive and democratic".

Published in General News
Monday, 23 April 2012 14:21

Second vote on TAF

Fonterra shareholders will get a second vote on the proposed Trading Among Farmers (TAF) on June 25.

Published in General News
Friday, 13 April 2012 12:20

Couper: Council backs TAF process

The Fonterra Shareholders' Council, which safeguards the interests of Fonterra's 10,500 farmer shareholders, says it remains fully supportive of the Trading Among Farmers (TAF) process.

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Wednesday, 11 April 2012 16:13

New rule will bring ‘poverty’

Some Southland farmers will be “condemned to poverty” because of dairy conversions now requiring resource consent, says Southland’s Federated Farmers vice-president Russell McPherson.

Published in General News
Friday, 02 March 2012 15:09

Backing for DIRA 'conditional'

Federated Farmers has conditionally backed changes to the Dairy Industry Restructuring Act (DIRA) and its Raw Milk Regulations. Its submission stresses that any change to the DIRA for Fonterra's TAF (trading among farmers) hinges on supplier-shareholder endorsement.

Published in General News
Monday, 20 February 2012 16:18

Feds to meet Fonterra on TAF

Following Federated Farmers Dairy Council last week, the federation's dairy executive and Fonterra board are to meet.

Published in General News
Friday, 03 February 2012 10:39

Farmers want TAF- van der Heyden

Fonterra farmers want the co-op to get on with TAF (trading among farmers), says chairman Henry van der Heyden.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 11 January 2012 16:21

Experts to review TAF

Fonterra is turning to expert advisors in a bid to make sure its controversial TAF (trading among farmers) proposal ensures 100% farmer control and ownership.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 20 December 2011 15:05

TAF update? What update?

FONTERRA IS on the slippery slope towards demutualisation and a board “update” on the cause, the Trading Among Farmers proposal, yet again failed to recognise this, says one of a growing number of shareholders calling for a second vote on the proposal.

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