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Ridiculous Costings For Freshwater Compliance

Sunday, 11 October 2020, 2:24 pm | Primary Land Users Group

The Ministry for the Environment’s Action for Healthy Waterways report predicts that some councils will face higher costs than others, particularly Canterbury, Southland and Waikato. The predictions are that meeting new freshwater regulations will cost ... More >>

Tax & The Economy

Saturday, 12 September 2020, 4:14 pm | Primary Land Users Group

The government has spent in the vicinity of $54 billion dollars to keep New Zealand afloat, whether wisely or otherwise only time will tell. In household budget terms we have spent our savings and maxed out the credit card. The time has now come to ... More >>

Restart Of The Economy After Covid 19

Friday, 11 September 2020, 1:34 pm | Primary Land Users Group

Covid 19 is the proverbial “rainy day”. The government has spent in the vicinity of $54 billion dollars to keep New Zealand afloat, whether wisely or otherwise only time will tell. In household budget terms we have spent our savings and maxed out ... More >>

A Classic Example Of The Disconnect From Farming

Friday, 28 August 2020, 1:44 pm | Primary Land Users Group

The new “National Environmental Standards for Freshwater” which were introduced by the current government in August are to be amended. The Minister for Agriculture Damien O’Connor announced Wednesday that cabinet had agreed the winter grazing ... More >>

Accelerating Our Economic Potential

Thursday, 9 July 2020, 9:59 am | Primary Land Users Group

The Government plans to increase primary sector export earnings by $44 billion over the next decade with a goal of getting 10,000 more New Zealanders working in the sector over the next four years. Prime Minister Ardern said the sector, which has ... More >>

Legalising Marijuana- Environmental Negatives?

Monday, 6 July 2020, 8:39 am | Primary Land Users Group

There are many groups within NZ including the Green Party that are calling for the legalisation of marijuana for personal/medicinal use and my question for them is: - How can they reconcile that stand with the negative environmental effects from ... More >>

Watercare And The Waikato River

Thursday, 2 July 2020, 10:09 am | Primary Land Users Group

The Waikato River Authority are reported as wanting New Zealanders living in Auckland to pay for more water from the Waikato River and have suggested up to 10 cents a litre, or $20 million a day. Watercare currently charges Aucklanders 0.001594 cents ... More >>

Who Can Waste $80,000,000 And Not Have To Answer For That Wastage?

Tuesday, 9 June 2020, 5:53 pm | Primary Land Users Group

The answer is the Waikato Regional Council and the Waikato Regional ratepayers. Together they have spent approximately four years working on the development of Plan Change 1 and going through all of the processes up to the stage of receiving the ... More >>

Coronavirus Recovery & Politics

Monday, 20 April 2020, 7:42 am | Primary Land Users Group

We don’t value people correctly or in fact adequately. I was recently listening to an interview on television and it made me think that we are rapidly becoming a society that values wealth, intelligence and goods over the common personal values. ... More >>

Economic Recovery From Covid 19 Through Development Of Infrastructure

Friday, 17 April 2020, 9:21 am | Primary Land Users Group

Currently New Zealand is in the early stages of an economic crisis due to the advent of the Coronavirus and its effects through the level 4 Emergency lockdown provisions and others. The current coalition government is proposing taking direct action to ... More >>

Farming And Coronavirus

Friday, 20 March 2020, 8:41 am | Primary Land Users Group

Currently New Zealand is looking down the barrel of a massive health crisis and equally as bad economic crisis due to the advent of the Coronavirus. New Zealand farming has over the last couple of years under the current government has been berated, ... More >>

Paris Agreement on Climate Change - Threats to Food Security

Tuesday, 15 October 2019, 9:26 am | Primary Land Users Group

One of the important parameters of the agreement’s aims was to ensure there was no threat to food production from the ability to adapt to the adverse impacts of climate change. More >>

Economic Misdirection At it’s Finest

Friday, 11 October 2019, 2:07 pm | Primary Land Users Group

A report by the New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (NZIER) has suggested that the government's proposed clean-up of waterways will not harm New Zealand's overall economy. More >>

Bureaucratic Madness

Friday, 11 October 2019, 2:06 pm | Primary Land Users Group

What is this article all about you may ask and the headline would suggest that you should ask that question. So let’s look at some facts behind this headline. More >>

Open letter to Government

Thursday, 26 September 2019, 2:05 pm | Primary Land Users Group

“Kill Koi Carp Which Are Muddying Our Waterways, Not the Farming Community” More >>

Proposed review of Whangamarino river weir Resource Consent

Monday, 18 March 2019, 2:05 pm | Primary Land Users Group

Review of resource consent 890227 issued to Minister of Conservation and Auckland/Waikato Fish & Game Council More >>

The Environment & Alternative energy Sources

Saturday, 2 February 2019, 11:46 am | Primary Land Users Group

Whilst I agree that we need to look after the environment, is anyone thinking were we will get all of our energy requirements, ongoing, into the future? More >>

Politicians and PC 1

Monday, 7 January 2019, 11:10 am | Primary Land Users Group

Politicians are people who create problems and then deny responsibility. A classic example is the Waikato Regional Council’s (WRC) Proposed Plan Change 1 (PC 1). More >>

Planting a Billion Trees

Monday, 1 October 2018, 9:45 am | Primary Land Users Group

The Government has set a goal to plant one billion trees over 10 years (between 2018 and 2027). More >>

Healthy Rivers

Monday, 20 August 2018, 9:37 am | Primary Land Users Group

In November 2017 a statement was released by Vaughan Payne CEO of the Waikato Regional Council, which was headed: More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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