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Better data will help us do a better job - Federated Farmers

Thursday, 18 April 2019, 1:43 pm | Federated Farmers

The Environment Aotearoa 2019 report released today will help all New Zealanders, not just farmers, identify the priorities for action. More >>

The right call made on CGT, Feds says

Wednesday, 17 April 2019, 3:09 pm | Federated Farmers

The decision not to proceed with a Capital Gains Tax is heartening evidence that the coalition government is willing to put well-reasoned and practical considerations in front of ideology, Federated Farmers says. More >>

Mega mast another reason to continue GE research

Friday, 12 April 2019, 9:27 am | Federated Farmers

Turning our backs on promising tools for predator control is a massive disservice to New Zealand’s native flora and fauna, Federated Farmers environment spokesperson Chris Allen says. More >>

Federated Farmers Committed to Working on Firearms Reform

Thursday, 11 April 2019, 9:31 am | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers will continue to work with the Government on firearms reform as the Arms Amendment Bill becomes law. More >>

Landowners let down by select committee on firearms changes

Tuesday, 9 April 2019, 10:38 am | Federated Farmers

Unless further changes are made to the Arms Amendment Bill, pests will be the winners and the environment will be the losers. More >>

Closed minds on GE potential is unhelpful, Feds says

Friday, 5 April 2019, 2:02 pm | Federated Farmers

The Green Party’s apparent unwillingness to even have a discussion on the potential of genetic engineering to provide solutions to some of our most pressing environmental issues is extremely disappointing, Federated Farmers says. More >>

Grant will accelerate Agrecovery’s rural waste recycling

Thursday, 28 March 2019, 3:21 pm | Federated Farmers

Government funding of $381,000 announced today is a shot in the arm for the agricultural industry’s ongoing campaign to recycle and re-use, Federated Farmers environment spokesperson Chris Allen says. More >>

PCE report is challenge to climate change thinking

Tuesday, 26 March 2019, 2:28 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers believes today’s report from the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment on climate change puts the challenge out to the government to let science guide its policy planning, rather than politics. More >>

Federated Farmers supports toughening up on firearms

Thursday, 21 March 2019, 3:50 pm | Federated Farmers

"This will not be popular among some of our members but after a week of intense debate and careful consideration by our elected representatives and staff, we believe this is the only practicable solution," Feds Rural Security spokesperson Miles ... More >>

Thankful for the assist

Friday, 15 March 2019, 4:37 pm | Federated Farmers

The Government’s allocation of 1$million to help Tasman recover from the fire disaster is needed says Federated Farmers. More >>

Greenpeace billboard ruled ‘misleading’

Tuesday, 12 March 2019, 5:51 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers is pleased the Advertising Standards Authority has ruled that a Greenpeace billboard aimed at fertilizer companies and the dairy industry is misleading and takes advocacy a step too far. More >>

Tax recommendations threaten future prosperity [6/3/19]

Monday, 11 March 2019, 1:24 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers is calling on the Government to reject the majority of the raft of new taxes proposed by the Tax Working Group. More >>

Entries open for inaugural NZ Primary Industries Awards

Thursday, 7 March 2019, 11:12 am | Federated Farmers

Across New Zealand’s agri-sector, it has long been recognised that we need to tell our primary producers’ story better and to celebrate our innovators. That’s what the new Primary Industries Awards are all about. More >>

MPs hailed for putting the blowtorch on stock rustlers

Wednesday, 6 March 2019, 10:47 am | Federated Farmers

Politicians on both sides of the House get a thumbs-up from rural New Zealanders for passing tougher legislation on rustling this week, Federated Farmers rural security spokesperson Miles Anderson says. More >>

Winning the battle against pest pea weevil

Wednesday, 27 February 2019, 10:08 am | Federated Farmers

A return to pea production is finally on the horizon for Wairarapa growers, with confirmation no weevils were detected from the 25 trap crops planted in the 2018/19 season. More >>

Bringing the Primary Sector Together - PINZ 2019 is Coming

Monday, 25 February 2019, 10:15 am | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers is teaming up with New Zealand’s leading conference company, Conferenz, to bring the country’s primary industry the conference it’s been missing. More >>

Feds: Put capital gains tax back in the kennel

Thursday, 21 February 2019, 12:35 pm | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers has said from the outset that a capital gains tax is a mangy dog, that will add unacceptably high costs and complexity. More >>

Greater use of Council uniform charges would be fairer

Tuesday, 19 February 2019, 9:15 am | Federated Farmers

City, regional and district councils urgently need alternative funding frameworks if local government is to restore its credibility with communities, Federated Farmers says. More >>

Lease-holders' rights large part of High Country equation

Monday, 18 February 2019, 12:14 pm | Federated Farmers

It’s timely and worthwhile to review aspects of Crown lease land in the South Island High Country but the rights of leaseholders are just as important as other factors in the debate, Federated Farmers says. More >>

Federated Farmers and Gallagher forge new relationship

Friday, 15 February 2019, 3:38 pm | Federated Farmers

Long-standing contributor to New Zealand agriculture Gallagher Ltd and Federated Farmers are joining forces to form a new business partnership. More >>



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