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Finance Minister Grant Robertson urges banks to keep lending to even their more 'challenging' dairy farming customers, noting banks are best-placed to support businesses' cash flow
3rd Mar 20, 2:36pm
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Finance Minister Grant Robertson urges banks to keep lending to even their more 'challenging' dairy farming customers, noting banks are best-placed to support businesses' cash flow
Coronavirus hits business confidence; Agricultural sector's confidence dives while construction sector's lifts
27th Feb 20, 2:09pm
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Coronavirus hits business confidence; Agricultural sector's confidence dives while construction sector's lifts
Massey University's GDP Live team with the ageing, shrinking, Japanese population, the bug with the billion dollar bite, flexible workspaces, coronavirus price gouging, the re-rise of Aussie houses and is the world now ready for plant-based meat?
21st Feb 20, 10:00am
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Massey University's GDP Live team with the ageing, shrinking, Japanese population, the bug with the billion dollar bite, flexible workspaces, coronavirus price gouging, the re-rise of Aussie houses and is the world now ready for plant-based meat?
Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics details seven reasons to hold the applause for the 'Phase 1' US-China trade deal
23rd Jan 20, 1:47pm
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Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics details seven reasons to hold the applause for the 'Phase 1' US-China trade deal
Federated Farmers says passing of Farm Debt Mediation Bill should help facilitate better conversations between farmers and their banks and where necessary a more structured way to address problems
11th Dec 19, 12:09pm
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Federated Farmers says passing of Farm Debt Mediation Bill should help facilitate better conversations between farmers and their banks and where necessary a more structured way to address problems
Finance Minister Grant Robertson says banks have enough time and money to implement new capital rules without making dairy farmers pay the price
6th Dec 19, 6:51am
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Finance Minister Grant Robertson says banks have enough time and money to implement new capital rules without making dairy farmers pay the price
Federated Farmers is urging the banks to absorb as much as possible of the additional costs of the new bank capital requirements 'rather than dump it all on customers, and especially on under-pressure farmers'
5th Dec 19, 3:23pm
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Federated Farmers is urging the banks to absorb as much as possible of the additional costs of the new bank capital requirements 'rather than dump it all on customers, and especially on under-pressure farmers'
The Opportunities Party's Geoff Simmons on Aussie banks, changes in land uses, the NZ Productivity Commission's latest report, Unconditional Basic Income and urban design
29th Nov 19, 10:00am
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The Opportunities Party's Geoff Simmons on Aussie banks, changes in land uses, the NZ Productivity Commission's latest report, Unconditional Basic Income and urban design
In its latest Financial Stability Report the Reserve Bank says options to address excessive dairy debt are limited as farm sales are at historically low levels
27th Nov 19, 2:52pm
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In its latest Financial Stability Report the Reserve Bank says options to address excessive dairy debt are limited as farm sales are at historically low levels
Jenée Tibshraeny looks at the key government and Reserve Bank policy changes underway that impact dairy farmers, accompanied by a healthy dose of context
19th Nov 19, 9:45am
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Jenée Tibshraeny looks at the key government and Reserve Bank policy changes underway that impact dairy farmers, accompanied by a healthy dose of context
Motu researchers on rogue state USA, the use of antidepressants, gerrymandering in social networks, painting cows, and the history of philosophy in one graphic…
15th Nov 19, 10:00am
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Motu researchers on rogue state USA, the use of antidepressants, gerrymandering in social networks, painting cows, and the history of philosophy in one graphic…
Jenée Tibshraeny details why the political unity shown around the Zero Carbon Bill will be short-lived with National and NZ First to battle it out for the farming vote
10th Nov 19, 6:02am
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Jenée Tibshraeny details why the political unity shown around the Zero Carbon Bill will be short-lived with National and NZ First to battle it out for the farming vote
Katharine Moody on Government options for bottom trawling, pokies, synthetic nitrogen, agricultural emissions and the Billion Trees policy
8th Nov 19, 10:00am
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Katharine Moody on Government options for bottom trawling, pokies, synthetic nitrogen, agricultural emissions and the Billion Trees policy
TOP Leader Geoff Simmons digs into Dairy NZ's claim that proposed fresh water reforms could cost our economy up to $6 billion a year by 2050
4th Nov 19, 2:11pm
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TOP Leader Geoff Simmons digs into Dairy NZ's claim that proposed fresh water reforms could cost our economy up to $6 billion a year by 2050
Guy Trafford ponders the possibilities of New Zealand following Cuba down the organics trail
30th Oct 19, 11:53am
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Guy Trafford ponders the possibilities of New Zealand following Cuba down the organics trail
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
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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
If we want to assure our export markets and tourists that we are actually a clean sustainable country, we actually have to prove it, freshwater ecologist Russell Death writes for The Spinoff
10th Oct 19, 11:04am
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If we want to assure our export markets and tourists that we are actually a clean sustainable country, we actually have to prove it, freshwater ecologist Russell Death writes for The Spinoff
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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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'
Guy Trafford suggests the Government should focus more on transport to reduce greenhouse gas emissions rather than agriculture and bring everybody to the table to feel some of the pain
18th Jul 19, 12:01pm
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Guy Trafford suggests the Government should focus more on transport to reduce greenhouse gas emissions rather than agriculture and bring everybody to the table to feel some of the pain
Dairy farmers to pay 1 cent per kilo of milk solids for carbon emissions under proposal to include agriculture in the Emissions Trading Scheme by 2025
16th Jul 19, 3:43pm
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Dairy farmers to pay 1 cent per kilo of milk solids for carbon emissions under proposal to include agriculture in the Emissions Trading Scheme by 2025
The National Party is proposing a new Primary Sector Visa for migrant labour, as well as an expansion of the existing seasonal work scheme and expansion of working holiday visas
13th Jun 19, 1:29pm
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The National Party is proposing a new Primary Sector Visa for migrant labour, as well as an expansion of the existing seasonal work scheme and expansion of working holiday visas
Trade Minister David Parker pays lip service to China's 'broader, cleaner, greener' Belt and Road Initiative
7th May 19, 7:20am
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Trade Minister David Parker pays lip service to China's 'broader, cleaner, greener' Belt and Road Initiative
Terry Baucher is surprised the Govt won't prioritise any Tax Working Group environmental tax proposals for now, and argues we'll be re-litigating the issue of capital taxation within a decade
18th Apr 19, 8:03am
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Terry Baucher is surprised the Govt won't prioritise any Tax Working Group environmental tax proposals for now, and argues we'll be re-litigating the issue of capital taxation within a decade
TOP Leader Geoff Simmons on why we need to listen to the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment
30th Mar 19, 4:27pm
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TOP Leader Geoff Simmons on why we need to listen to the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment
Tax Working Group recommends government includes agriculture sector in a reformed Emissions Trading Scheme
21st Feb 19, 11:34am
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Tax Working Group recommends government includes agriculture sector in a reformed Emissions Trading Scheme