Bruce Wills

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Bruce Wills is the president of Federated Farmers. He is a Hawke’s Bay sheep and beef farmer and a former banker.

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7 years 3 months

Articles by Bruce Wills

15th Jul 13, 11:12am
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Bruce Wills says Green Dairying works when the formula is Councils+Farmers+Community = Results
Bruce Wills says Green Dairying works when the formula is Councils+Farmers+Community = Results
15th Jul 13, 11:12am
5th Jul 13, 5:12pm
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Bruce Wills delivers an optimistic view of the future for the rural sector at the Federated Farmers conference. You agree?
Bruce Wills delivers an optimistic view of the future for the rural sector at the Federated Farmers conference. You agree?
5th Jul 13, 5:12pm
1st Jul 13, 10:51am
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Bruce Wills says sophisticated agriculture with innovation at its centre will become tomorrow’s economic backbone
Bruce Wills says sophisticated agriculture with innovation at its centre will become tomorrow’s economic backbone
1st Jul 13, 10:51am
10th Jun 13, 5:24pm
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Bruce Wills notes that our farming practices are lauded by communities half a world away, but only seen as a 'milch cow' by local councils
Bruce Wills notes that our farming practices are lauded by communities half a world away, but only seen as a 'milch cow' by local councils
10th Jun 13, 5:24pm
1st Jun 13, 2:40pm
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Bruce Wills says farmers have no problem taking responsibility when something goes wrong, but that should apply to bureaucrats too
Bruce Wills says farmers have no problem taking responsibility when something goes wrong, but that should apply to bureaucrats too
1st Jun 13, 2:40pm
20th May 13, 4:51pm
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Bruce Wills says the Ruataniwha Dam project will be worth the cost to farmers, drought-proofing the region. The Opuha project proves the benefits
Bruce Wills says the Ruataniwha Dam project will be worth the cost to farmers, drought-proofing the region. The Opuha project proves the benefits
20th May 13, 4:51pm
13th May 13, 10:50am
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Bruce Wills compares the city-country job scene and says those with the right attitude can prosper in a farm job, one with many lifestyle benefits
Bruce Wills compares the city-country job scene and says those with the right attitude can prosper in a farm job, one with many lifestyle benefits
13th May 13, 10:50am
6th May 13, 5:41pm
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Bruce Wills points out the unintended consequences of the Labour-Greens NZ Power proposal and says there are much bigger 'domestic cost fishes in the sea'
Bruce Wills points out the unintended consequences of the Labour-Greens NZ Power proposal and says there are much bigger 'domestic cost fishes in the sea'
6th May 13, 5:41pm
26th Apr 13, 2:01pm
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Bruce Wills struggles with those who can't see the past for what it was, a time of restriction, cronyism, and monopolies. Does Labour want to turn the clock back to that?
Bruce Wills struggles with those who can't see the past for what it was, a time of restriction, cronyism, and monopolies. Does Labour want to turn the clock back to that?
26th Apr 13, 2:01pm
12th Apr 13, 1:10pm
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Bruce Wills says free trade provides farmers everywhere with improved incomes, prosperity and economic growth aiding not only rural communities but all communities
Bruce Wills says free trade provides farmers everywhere with improved incomes, prosperity and economic growth aiding not only rural communities but all communities
12th Apr 13, 1:10pm
5th Apr 13, 4:46pm
Bruce Wills says moving feed may sound simple but it isn't. Despite one issue the reality is that huge efforts are resulting in major shipments north
Bruce Wills says moving feed may sound simple but it isn't. Despite one issue the reality is that huge efforts are resulting in major shipments north
5th Apr 13, 4:46pm
24th Mar 13, 1:11pm
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Bruce Wills says it is vital we store water for irrigation and use in dry periods. Stored water preserves rivers and groundwater resources. Your view?
Bruce Wills says it is vital we store water for irrigation and use in dry periods. Stored water preserves rivers and groundwater resources. Your view?
24th Mar 13, 1:11pm
18th Mar 13, 9:23am
Bruce Wills wonders why the anger at the RAP program; 'its just the dole and means and asset tested like any other benefit'. Your view?
Bruce Wills wonders why the anger at the RAP program; 'its just the dole and means and asset tested like any other benefit'. Your view?
18th Mar 13, 9:23am
9th Mar 13, 1:17pm
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Bruce Wills says Fed Farmers are genuinely impressed by what is being proposed for sections 6 and 7 in the RMA "where wording makes a world of difference". Your view?
Bruce Wills says Fed Farmers are genuinely impressed by what is being proposed for sections 6 and 7 in the RMA "where wording makes a world of difference". Your view?
9th Mar 13, 1:17pm
7th Mar 13, 11:28am
Bruce Wills says the high dollar is why we need policy reform to help exporters become as competitive as they can be. Your view?
Bruce Wills says the high dollar is why we need policy reform to help exporters become as competitive as they can be. Your view?
7th Mar 13, 11:28am
3rd Mar 13, 11:09am
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Bruce Wills says fiscal policy settings are to blame for the high dollar because the productive economy isn’t driving it up; it is government policy and spending choices. Your view?
Bruce Wills says fiscal policy settings are to blame for the high dollar because the productive economy isn’t driving it up; it is government policy and spending choices. Your view?
3rd Mar 13, 11:09am
25th Feb 13, 9:13am
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Bruce Wills says real agreements built off real achievements are showing real gains. He cites Lake Rotorua's water quality gains and hopes farmers' backing of Wools of NZ will kickstart the campaign for wool
Bruce Wills says real agreements built off real achievements are showing real gains. He cites Lake Rotorua's water quality gains and hopes farmers' backing of Wools of NZ will kickstart the campaign for wool
25th Feb 13, 9:13am
16th Feb 13, 3:47pm
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Bruce Wills reports that Federated Farmers is throwing its support behind a major programme to tackle depression among rural people. You got experiences that can help?
Bruce Wills reports that Federated Farmers is throwing its support behind a major programme to tackle depression among rural people. You got experiences that can help?
16th Feb 13, 3:47pm
9th Feb 13, 4:18pm
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Bruce Wills calls on growers to take ownership of the wool problem. It will only go forward with collective investment and support for the 'Campaign for Wool', he says. Your view?
Bruce Wills calls on growers to take ownership of the wool problem. It will only go forward with collective investment and support for the 'Campaign for Wool', he says. Your view?
9th Feb 13, 4:18pm
2nd Feb 13, 4:48pm
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Bruce Wills wants to know what farmers think about the changes NZ Post is proposing for mail delivery. Your view?
Bruce Wills wants to know what farmers think about the changes NZ Post is proposing for mail delivery. Your view?
2nd Feb 13, 4:48pm

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