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Where Is New Zealand Headed?

Friday, 5 March 2021, 5:10 pm | Andy Loader

Over the past few years the New Zealand public have been brainwashed to think that our food production needs radical change. This has been focused on Green House Gas emissions, water quality, and biodiversity. It’s time to put the record straight. ... More >>

The Good Times

Sunday, 7 February 2021, 5:45 pm | Andy Loader

Currently New Zealand is looking down the barrel of an economic crisis due to the advent of the Coronavirus. We as a country will get through this crisis but we are facing some serious pressure on our economy as a result of the lockdown and controls ... More >>

Cruise Ship Rule Changes

Sunday, 7 February 2021, 5:43 pm | Andy Loader

The Ponant Cruises ship, Le Laperouse, has been denied entry into New Zealand waters by Immigration New Zealand as they felt that 61 of the crew positions on this ship were “non-essential” jobs that could have been filled by New Zealanders. Ponant ... More >>

Is It Time To Consider The Climate Change Debate On A Global Scale Rather Than Based On NZ’s Commitments?

Sunday, 7 February 2021, 5:42 pm | Andy Loader

Is it time to take a deep breath and stop to consider the whole climate change debate on a global scale rather than just based on NZ’s commitments under the Paris Accord? We should also consider how we measure the climate change impacts on the environment ... More >>

The Facts About Farming And Climate Change

Friday, 25 September 2020, 2:30 pm | Andy Loader

While climate has always changed, we do have more dramatic events now, and more often. There is no doubt there is climate change. There’s no doubt that if we, as an industry, don’t take part in the conversation to bring about voluntary change, ... More >>

The Planning Disaster That Came With The Different Levels Of Lockdown

Wednesday, 19 August 2020, 4:19 pm | Andy Loader

Auckland is in level three lockdown, and all other areas of New Zealand at the present time are in level two. These differing levels of lockdown have proved to be very difficult to manage when it came down to it. The NZ Police were tasked with setting ... More >>

Fish and Game - The Pot calling the Kettle black?

Friday, 24 August 2018, 4:35 pm | Andy Loader

FISH & GAME NZ The Pot calling the Kettle black? Fish and Game’s mission: Effective management of New Zealand’s sports fish & game resources. More >>

Fruit & Veg Un-Affordable

Saturday, 3 March 2018, 2:35 pm | Andy Loader

An article published in the NZ Herald online on the 1st march 2018 was headlined: “Vegetable growers losing up to $100K every week due to weather conditions” This article went on to ask: “Wondering why veges are so expensive at the moment?” ... More >>

R.I.P Justice in NZ - Pike River Prosecution Decision

Thursday, 19 December 2013, 9:07 am | Andy Loader

On the 12th December 2013 the district court announced that there would be no prosecution taken against Pike Rivers Chief Executive Officer Mr Peter Whittall in relation to the charges that were laid as a result of the Pike River disaster. More >>