Displaying items by tag: law

Thursday, 23 April 2020 10:14

Sentencing of MP’s son delayed

The sentencing of Tony Kuriger, the son of National Party Taranaki-King Country MP Barbara Kuriger, on animal welfare charges has been delayed until June 12 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published in General News
Friday, 20 March 2020 11:43

Oz warning on Covid-19 scams

People reeling from the effects of Covid-19 have one more thing to worry about.

Published in World News
Monday, 16 March 2020 09:47

$1.7m fine for selling mislabelled wine 

A Canterbury company has been fined $1.7 million for fraudulently blending and mislabelling wine.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 11 March 2020 09:10

New law to give bite to organics

Legislation aimed at tightening up the rules and laws on organic products has drawn widespread support from the organic sector.

Published in General News
Thursday, 27 February 2020 11:01

$954 bill and three-year bovine ban for tail-breaker

A Waikato farmer who admitted to breaking the tails of more than 300 cows has been sentenced to community work and banned from owning cows.

Published in General News
Thursday, 20 February 2020 10:00

$57,000 fine for lengthy effluent management breach

A Waikato farmer has been fined $57,375 for the unlawful discharge of effluent to a local stream from a storage pond.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 12 February 2020 12:47

The law changes that will impact farming

Jane Argyle-Reed, partner in Ashburton law firm Argyle Welsh Finnigan, and her team, outline some of the recent changes in legislation that will be of interest to the rural and farming sectors.

Published in Management
Friday, 06 December 2019 07:55

New farm debt mediation law

Proactive and well-prepared farmers and lenders stand to gain from the introduction of the Farm Debt Mediation scheme, according to Scott Abel and Bridie McKinnon from law firm Buddle Findlay.

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 27 November 2019 09:20

Husband jailed, wife fined for mistreating cows

A Palmerston North man has been jailed and his wife fined $30,000 after pleading guilty to a total of 20 charges relating to the abuse of cows and calves in their care.

Published in General News
Thursday, 14 November 2019 11:45

Hefty fine for ‘careless’ farmer

A Waikato farming company has been slapped with a $63,000 fine for unlawful discharging of farm effluent.

Published in General News
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