Wednesday, 05 February 2014 14:58

Strewth mate

THIS OLD mutt has always been suspicious about our cousins from across the ditch.

Published in The Hound
Wednesday, 05 February 2014 14:57

Bullet dodged

THE HOUND – like many – was rightly critical of Fonterra chairman John Wilson’s invisible-man act and unwillingness to front during last year’s not-botulism scare.

Published in The Hound
Wednesday, 05 February 2014 14:55

Royal Favour

YOUR OLD mate is well aware of the struggles the ag sector has in attracting young people.

Published in The Hound
Friday, 20 September 2013 15:34

Putting the boot in

YOUR OLD mate would have loved to have been a fly on the wall at the recent Primary Sector chief executive’s bootcamp conference, coming as it did in the wake of the Fonterra’s clostridium botulinum and nitrate contamination incidents, not to mention Alliance’s labelling lapse and Westland’s own nitrate niggle.

Published in The Hound
Tuesday, 10 September 2013 16:03

The Roundup touch!

FEDS’ SO-CALLED news mag National Farming Review is out, looking like a compendium of junior-high school essays – written by every Feds’ policy analyst.

Published in The Hound
Thursday, 08 August 2013 16:27

More greenwash

THE HOUND was unsurprised to see Green MP and former paid mouthpiece of the organic lobby Steffan Browning latching on to the latest claims by the doomsayers at Pesticide Action Network Aotearoa New Zealand, saying that New Zealand rivers are full of pesticides and we are all going to die.

Published in The Hound
Monday, 08 July 2013 15:23

Call the PC police

THE HOUND questions whether the recent use of DNA sequence technology by farmer cooperative Livestock Improvement (LIC)

Published in The Hound
Monday, 08 July 2013 15:23

Consistency please

THIS OLD mutt notes that the Greens have been accusing the current Government of playing crony politics and/or looking after ‘their mates’.

Published in The Hound
Wednesday, 05 June 2013 11:52

Second and 2nd class

ANOTHER RAG’S claim in its May 7 issue, to have “broken” the latest round of PKE biosecurity stories with a report on March 19 left your old mate gobsmacked.

Published in The Hound
Wednesday, 20 March 2013 14:48

Some accidents do happen

EVER BEEN to a conference where a speaker goes on and on and on and won’t stop? The Hound has learned a way of cutting that person off on cue.

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