Wednesday, 20 January 2016 11:41

Save the planet, eat meat

The Hound had a bit of a giggle when he saw a recent US study that reveals a diet heavy in some fruit and vegetables does the planet more harm than eating meat.

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Wednesday, 20 January 2016 11:40


This old mutt's colleagues at Rural News recently received a curt and nasty email from one Briar Smith about the less-than-complimentary review this publication gave Mike Joy's latest book about water quality.

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Thursday, 19 November 2015 09:52

Holier than thou

The sanctimonious lot from Bitch & Complain (Fish & Game) have spat the dummy and walked away from the Land and Water Forum – like a petulant, spoiled child in a blaze of self-interested publicity.

Published in The Hound
Wednesday, 18 November 2015 09:50

Another puddle

Speaking of Fonterra, the Hound received a curt note from a failed board candidate in last year's election...

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Thursday, 05 November 2015 10:14

MBIE sheepish

The Hound reckons the bureaucrats of MBIE, who among other things have responsibility for employment -- but also the unemployed, or is it unemployable? -- are themselves so unemployable that...

Published in The Hound
Saturday, 24 October 2015 09:23

Credibility issues

Your canine crusader suggests that while opponents of the proposed SFF/Shanghai Maling deal may have some genuine points to make, they are hampered by a number of major credibility issues.

Published in The Hound
Friday, 23 October 2015 09:19

Not so bad

The Hound reckons while the farming sector in this country may have a tough time with some of the opposition political parties...

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Thursday, 22 October 2015 09:22


This old mutt reckons it's hard enough having a rational discussion on the issue of PKE use in the dairy industry without halfwits spreading false information about it.

Published in The Hound
Tuesday, 20 October 2015 09:10

What next?

You old mate continues to be dumbfounded at the lengths some 'environmental' groups will go to in an effort to discriminate against farming.

Published in The Hound
Friday, 18 September 2015 11:00


Your old mate had to giggle at a recent media proclamation from the Waikato Regional Council. The local government body boldly claimed it is “taking a fresh approach to helping farmers with effluent management”.

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