Damien O'Connor

25th Jun 20, 9:24am
Guy Trafford reports that new rains will start the cycle of recovery, but some may find it harder than others. And finally, officials start to face the consequences of excessive tax-farming with forests
Guy Trafford reports that new rains will start the cycle of recovery, but some may find it harder than others. And finally, officials start to face the consequences of excessive tax-farming with forests
25th Jun 20, 9:24am
28th May 20, 3:25pm
Government unveils freshwater reforms; delays controversial decision on nitrogen bottom line; allocates more funding towards the programme than it would've pre-covid
Government unveils freshwater reforms; delays controversial decision on nitrogen bottom line; allocates more funding towards the programme than it would've pre-covid
28th May 20, 3:25pm
20th Nov 19, 10:16am
The West Coast managed to do what the major centres couldn’t and had 'thousands' turn out to register their dislike of Government policies. The GDT continues to improve
The West Coast managed to do what the major centres couldn’t and had 'thousands' turn out to register their dislike of Government policies. The GDT continues to improve
20th Nov 19, 10:16am
15th Nov 19, 9:30am
Guy Trafford sees farmers starting to get militant over Government policies that starve rural communities of services, with elections less than a year away
Guy Trafford sees farmers starting to get militant over Government policies that starve rural communities of services, with elections less than a year away
15th Nov 19, 9:30am
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24th Oct 19, 9:36am
Government gives farmers until 2025 to come up with their own on-farm emissions pricing scheme; If they don't pull their weight, they'll end up in the ETS
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Government gives farmers until 2025 to come up with their own on-farm emissions pricing scheme; If they don't pull their weight, they'll end up in the ETS
24th Oct 19, 9:36am
4th Oct 19, 10:52am
Guy Trafford takes a look at the latest dairy scene, with the latest Tatua result showing up Fonterra
Guy Trafford takes a look at the latest dairy scene, with the latest Tatua result showing up Fonterra
4th Oct 19, 10:52am
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5th Sep 19, 11:43am
Government proposes raft of changes aimed at improving water quality, including restricting intensification of land use without proof this won't increase pollution; Federated Farmers says proposals could lead to 'wholesale land use change'
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Government proposes raft of changes aimed at improving water quality, including restricting intensification of land use without proof this won't increase pollution; Federated Farmers says proposals could lead to 'wholesale land use change'
5th Sep 19, 11:43am
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14th Aug 19, 4:09pm
Government proposes introducing National Policy Statement to direct local councils to protect highly productive land in the face of urban sprawl; Horticulture NZ happy; Local Government NZ urges 'extreme caution'
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Government proposes introducing National Policy Statement to direct local councils to protect highly productive land in the face of urban sprawl; Horticulture NZ happy; Local Government NZ urges 'extreme caution'
14th Aug 19, 4:09pm
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17th Jun 19, 5:23pm
Lenders to be required to mediate with indebted farmers who default on payments before taking enforcement action under proposed law thought-up by NZ First and taken-up by the Government
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Lenders to be required to mediate with indebted farmers who default on payments before taking enforcement action under proposed law thought-up by NZ First and taken-up by the Government
17th Jun 19, 5:23pm
31st Oct 18, 11:55am
Threshold met for first round of CPTPP tariff cuts to come into effect on December 30; Kiwifruit, beef and wine producers to benefit the most
Threshold met for first round of CPTPP tariff cuts to come into effect on December 30; Kiwifruit, beef and wine producers to benefit the most
31st Oct 18, 11:55am
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8th Oct 18, 9:41am
RMA changes, new ways of allocating discharge and water use rights, a Freshwater Standard - all part of Govt's plan to see cleaner waterways in five years
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RMA changes, new ways of allocating discharge and water use rights, a Freshwater Standard - all part of Govt's plan to see cleaner waterways in five years
8th Oct 18, 9:41am
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28th May 18, 4:01pm
The Prime Minister says Cabinet, and Primary Sector officials, agree they have ‘one shot’ to eradicate the cattle bacterial disease and is expecting it to cost almost $1 billion
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The Prime Minister says Cabinet, and Primary Sector officials, agree they have ‘one shot’ to eradicate the cattle bacterial disease and is expecting it to cost almost $1 billion
28th May 18, 4:01pm
22nd May 18, 12:05pm
Simon Bridges says he doesn't want to use Mycoplasma bovis as a ‘political football’, despite the issue for weeks being kicked around by both National and Labour
Simon Bridges says he doesn't want to use Mycoplasma bovis as a ‘political football’, despite the issue for weeks being kicked around by both National and Labour
22nd May 18, 12:05pm
9th May 18, 11:31am
Dairy Report: Review may probe Fonterra’s ability to bring pressure on farmers who it can identify as not acting in the industry's best interests through poor environmental or animal welfare practices
Dairy Report: Review may probe Fonterra’s ability to bring pressure on farmers who it can identify as not acting in the industry's best interests through poor environmental or animal welfare practices
9th May 18, 11:31am
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24th Dec 17, 3:03pm
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MPI declares a 'medium-scale adverse event' in lower North Island. Banks roll out farm drought assistance packages
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MPI declares a 'medium-scale adverse event' in lower North Island. Banks roll out farm drought assistance packages
24th Dec 17, 3:03pm
26th Jun 17, 3:49pm
Election 2017 - Party Policies - Drugs
Election 2017 - Party Policies - Drugs
26th Jun 17, 3:49pm
27th May 17, 9:54am
Election 2017 - Party Policies - Drugs - Cannabis
Election 2017 - Party Policies - Drugs - Cannabis
27th May 17, 9:54am
27th May 17, 9:15am
Election 2017 - Party Policies - Environment/Primary Industries and Rural Affairs - Biosecurity
Election 2017 - Party Policies - Environment/Primary Industries and Rural Affairs - Biosecurity
27th May 17, 9:15am
27th May 17, 9:15am
Election 2017 - Party Policies - Primary Industries and Rural Affairs - Agriculture
Election 2017 - Party Policies - Primary Industries and Rural Affairs - Agriculture
27th May 17, 9:15am
27th May 17, 9:14am
Election 2017 - Party Policies - Primary Industries and Rural Affairs - Mining
Election 2017 - Party Policies - Primary Industries and Rural Affairs - Mining
27th May 17, 9:14am

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