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Wilding Pines

Wednesday, 25 May 2022, 9:27 am | Peter Buckley

Having visited the South Island last week and spent a lot of time going around the high country back blocks visiting sheep and beef stations, I was surprised to see how clean their lands were compared to the DOC land across their boundary and also ... More >>

Climate Change Proposals For Agriculture

Sunday, 8 May 2022, 4:27 pm | Peter Buckley

New Zealand farmers have raised concerns both privately, directly to the boards of DairyNZ and Beef & Lamb, and publicly through the Primary Land Users Group in regard to the current proposals to either adopt the He Waka Eke Noa proposals ... More >>

DairyNZ Versus Groundswell Versus Government Policy

Monday, 4 April 2022, 4:40 pm | Peter Buckley

People have asked me what those interested in regional economic growth and investment think of Government’s policies related to water quality and reducing ruminant greenhouse gas emissions. Crudely and entirely my own words, the question is should landowners ... More >>

2023 Election Year

Monday, 28 March 2022, 9:10 am | Peter Buckley

Next year will be the most important election year that we will have ever faced. You will need to think about what we have had, what we have now and what you want for the future? We have had 2 years of the current government so far, dominated by ... More >>


Sunday, 14 November 2021, 5:44 pm | Peter Buckley

Directions, what directions? whose directions?; this government has so far really only shown two clear directions since the last election. Division Control But when it comes to Covid 19 they have failed to give a clear direction in the response. ... More >>

Climate Change

Monday, 19 July 2021, 10:19 am | Peter Buckley

I don’t doubt the climate is changing as it always has and that all the current policies & plans the politicians want to implement aren’t going to fix their concerns. As usual, we continue to see flooding, weather bombs, fires effecting ... More >>

School Buses

Friday, 2 July 2021, 10:47 am | Peter Buckley

I was watching this morning as the school bus went past our gate with 4 children on it that were going to college. Following behind the College bus were a number of other cars taking the primary school children to school. I understand that to ... More >>

Covid 19 Pandemic & Climate Change

Monday, 26 April 2021, 4:18 pm | Peter Buckley

What is the government hiding from? Here we are in the middle of a worldwide Covid 19 pandemic and the New Zealand Government seems to be focussing on Climate Change as the big issue; yeah right. The big issue focus should be the Covid 19 pandemic. ... More >>

Consequences Of Policies, Laws And Rules

Tuesday, 29 September 2020, 9:05 am | Peter Buckley

Do the people who dream up policies, laws or rules or the people who draft them ever think of the consequences of their actions or just look at the end result that they want? These policies, Laws or Rules are often driven by the need to satisfy ... More >>

Post Offices, Banks And Libraries

Saturday, 22 August 2020, 9:31 am | Peter Buckley

Over the past few years we have seen many of our Post Offices, Banks and Libraries downgraded or taken out of the communities that they serve. Many of these institutions were seen as the central point and very important for the community. The boards that ... More >>