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Tuesday, 18 August 2015 09:00

Cheapskates

Your old mate sympathises with the plight of the country’s dairy farmers and how the falling payout is impacting their financial stability.

Published in The Hound
Friday, 07 August 2015 05:53

Bad to worse

The Hound reckons if you needed any more proof of how much the Greens loathe farming, look at the recent reshuffling of its portfolio responsibilities.

Published in The Hound
Friday, 07 August 2015 05:52

St Craig?

This old mutt reckons you are never as good as your obituaries make you out to be, and the recent untimely death of former Fonterra chief and agribusinessman Craig Norgate reminded your old mate of this.

Published in The Hound
Wednesday, 05 August 2015 10:43

Yeah, right

A new website has pop-up called waterqualitynz, which purports to provide “independent honesty in freshwater environmental reporting in NZ”.

Published in The Hound
Wednesday, 05 August 2015 10:41

Really?

The Hound sees that MPI has spent the thick end of $500,000 upgrading a building on The Terrace, Wellington, to accommodate its biosecurity team; its cost estimates were $100,000-$250,000.

Published in The Hound
Friday, 17 July 2015 16:08

West heads west

The Hound notes that Lincoln University’s vice-chancellor Andrew West has suddenly resigned. This old mutt hopes West’s replacement is not serial bow-tie wearer and rent-a-quote Lincoln academic Keith Woodford.

Published in The Hound
Friday, 17 July 2015 06:07

Nice drop!

A mate of the Hound recently attended the annual conference of Rural Contactors NZ, held in Blenheim in late June.

Published in The Hound
Tuesday, 14 July 2015 16:06

Facts please

Your old mate has become increasingly frustrated by the ridiculous claims of animal fundamentalists at SAFE about live sheep shipment to Mexico; these are never challenged by mainstream media.

Published in The Hound
Tuesday, 14 July 2015 16:05

Milking It

Labour's former leader and infamous dead fish holder David Shearer has been making a lot of noise about milk costing more than Coke.

Published in The Hound
Friday, 03 July 2015 00:25

Why not?

A mateof the Hound reckons in light of all the hoo-ha about new health and safety regulations, why doesn’t WorkSafe NZ publish its reports into workplace accidents.

Published in The Hound

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OPINION: This old mutt has always believed that any hopes of a possible free trade deal – that is any…

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