Friday, 18 October 2019 08:55

Taranaki ‘people power’ shines

Taranaki ‘people power’ is modelling how all Kiwis should get out there and do stuff, says the regional council.

Published in Management
Friday, 11 October 2019 10:38

Angry pills?

A mate of the Hound attended the huge meeting in Timaru, last month, on the Government’s proposed freshwater reforms. Hundreds of anxious farmers turned up to hear officials – as well as Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor and Environment Minister David Parker – discuss the topic.

Published in The Hound
Wednesday, 02 October 2019 07:55

Don’t whinge, embrace opportunities

Successful dairy farmer Mark Townshend has a message for young New Zealand farmers: don’t feel sorry for yourself, just embrace the changes.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 01 October 2019 11:55

Ministers face angry farmers

It was standing room only when at least 600 mostly farmers turned out late last week to two meetings in Timaru to learn more about the Government’s proposed freshwater reforms.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 01 October 2019 10:55

Are the water proposals a done deal?

Big questions have been raised by farmers at an environmental roadshow on the Government’s freshwater proposals.

Published in General News
Thursday, 26 September 2019 11:55

Freshwater proposals pile on pressure

The Government's consultation process on freshwater proposals has been unacceptable, writes Todd Muller, National’s agriculture spokesman.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 25 September 2019 13:55

Stock water rules challenged

A Canterbury district council wants a rewrite of proposed regional council rules for excluding stock from waterways.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 25 September 2019 11:55

Frustrations vented at freshwater meetings

Hackles rose over freshwater issues at a packed public meeting in Christchurch earlier this month.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 25 September 2019 11:16

Fake news — Editorial

OPINION: That old saying ‘lies, damned lies and statistics’ should be rephrased: ‘lies, damned lies and environmental lobby-commissioned research’.

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 25 September 2019 09:55

Freshwater frontman fronts up

It's time for New Zealand to pause in its approach to freshwater, Synlait founder John Penno says.

Published in General News
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