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Budget 2020 hasn’t provided anything of note for the primary sector at a time when it is leading our nation’s rebuild, National’s Agriculture spokesperson Todd Muller says.

Published in General News

Budget 2020 makes major investments in the primary sector that will support more than 10,000 people into jobs, claims Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor.

Published in General News
Thursday, 14 May 2020 17:11

A few crumbs for rural in the budget

There are a number of small pockets of money allocated to specific rural initiatives in the budget announced by Finance Minister Grant Robertson on Thursday.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 18 June 2019 09:55

Budget funding unveiled

Agricultural Minister Damien O’Connor claims at least 2000 farmers will be helped with on-the-ground support to lift their environmental sustainability as part of Budget 2019 funding.

Published in General News
Friday, 14 June 2019 13:55

Reversing the trend of degradation

Environment Minister David Parker recently told a Forest & Bird meeting about the Productive and Sustainable Land Use package unveiled in the Budget. Here are excerpts from his speech.

Published in Opinion
Tuesday, 11 June 2019 07:54

Budget blues

Now that the circus surrounding the Budget’s release has subsided, Milking It makes the following observations about some of its contents.

Published in Milking It

Farmers are questioning why the Government’s first ‘Wellbeing budget’ has left a critical gap in its commitment to conservation.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 03 June 2015 12:15

A couple of nice surprises for Ag

The wider agribusiness sector has nailed its share of loot in the recent Budget – with extra money for R&D, training, irrigation, animal welfare and biosecurity.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 02 June 2015 14:09

Budget 2015 good for rural NZ

Budget 2015 is, I believe, one of the best for the primary sector since National has been in government. 

Published in Opinion
Thursday, 21 May 2015 15:05

Budget boost for animal welfare, biosecurity

National's 2015 Budget has allocated extra funding to strengthen animal welfare systems and biosecurity.

A $10 million package over four years will bolster New Zealand's animal welfare systems, according to Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy.

Published in General News
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