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Friday, 03 July 2015 00:24

You sure?

The hound reckons Labour’s agriculture spokesman Damien O’Connor may be treading on thin ice in calling for Fonterra chief executive Theo Spierings to take a pay cut due to poor performance of the dairy co-op.

Published in The Hound
Tuesday, 30 June 2015 10:22


Your canine crusader always thought politicians were full of the proverbial, but it seems the drongos at NZ First have taken this even a step further.

Published in The Hound
Tuesday, 30 June 2015 10:21

Dead horse floggers

Your old mate reckons the anti-GE nutters at GE Free NZ can’t help flogging their dead horse theme about the evils of genetic modification.

Published in The Hound
Friday, 19 June 2015 16:20

Quack, quack

A mate of the Hound reports how on the opening weekend of duck shooting a farmer and his mates had just finished shooting for the morning, when over the hill came a quad with three people on it – one policeman and two rangers who proceeded to go over the group with a fine-tooth comb.

Published in The Hound
Friday, 19 June 2015 16:17

Shallow puddle

Your old mate notes that NZ First leader Winston Peters, was not red-necked or stupid enough to ask some really dumb questions about the proposal of Hong-Kong-based He Run Ltd to set up a new dairy processing factory in Otorohanga.

Published in The Hound
Tuesday, 16 June 2015 16:16


The Hound reckons to see what a waste of space the animal activist groups PETA and the RSPCA are, read on.

Published in The Hound
Tuesday, 16 June 2015 16:14

Well done!

Your old mate congratulates the agricultural types recently honoured in the Queen’s Birthday honours list.

Published in The Hound
Friday, 05 June 2015 14:08

Whose side are they on?

Labour is now also putting the putting the boot into the NZ dairy sector. Its trade spokesman David Parker has accused Trade Minister Tim Groser of insulting Canadian diplomats by comparing that country’s dairy industry to the Soviet Union.

Published in The Hound
Friday, 05 June 2015 14:06

Strange bulge?

Your old mate reckons the border security team at MPI will have a new take on the old saying “Is that a lump in your pants or are you just pleased to see me?” after detecting a Polish gardener trying to smuggle plants in his underpants through Auckland airport recently.

Published in The Hound
Tuesday, 02 June 2015 14:05

Green gripe?

The Hound knows that the Greens hate farming about as much as they hate cars.

Published in The Hound

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