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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Articles by Bruce Wills

25th Jan 13, 4:44pm
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Bruce Wills wants to move from the 'bleeding edge' to the 'leading edge' by focusing on facts rather than assumptions. Do you agree?
Bruce Wills wants to move from the 'bleeding edge' to the 'leading edge' by focusing on facts rather than assumptions. Do you agree?
25th Jan 13, 4:44pm
20th Dec 12, 11:00am
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Bruce Wills wants progress on water quality and an end to 'primary school taunts' plus a successful TPP outcome in 2013. Do you agree?
Bruce Wills wants progress on water quality and an end to 'primary school taunts' plus a successful TPP outcome in 2013. Do you agree?
20th Dec 12, 11:00am
10th Dec 12, 8:35am
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Bruce Wills wants all farmers to embrace the principles of Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. You agree?
Bruce Wills wants all farmers to embrace the principles of Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. You agree?
10th Dec 12, 8:35am
1st Dec 12, 9:46am
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Bruce Wills says the passing of Local Government Act Amendment Bill is a good first step, but funding issues now need addressing. Your view?
Bruce Wills says the passing of Local Government Act Amendment Bill is a good first step, but funding issues now need addressing. Your view?
1st Dec 12, 9:46am
25th Nov 12, 9:14am
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Bruce Wills gets excited about the positives for our agriculture despite recent efforts to talk ourselves down. He also likes the 'Scale up or Die' message. Your view?
Bruce Wills gets excited about the positives for our agriculture despite recent efforts to talk ourselves down. He also likes the 'Scale up or Die' message. Your view?
25th Nov 12, 9:14am
16th Nov 12, 6:21pm
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Bruce Wills gets in behind the international campaign for wool, despite a longterm litany of marketing failures. Is this time different? Your view?
Bruce Wills gets in behind the international campaign for wool, despite a longterm litany of marketing failures. Is this time different? Your view?
16th Nov 12, 6:21pm
9th Nov 12, 3:53pm
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Bruce Wills still thinks the Horizons One Plan could create 'Farmergeddon' and calls for a more considered balance. Your view?
Bruce Wills still thinks the Horizons One Plan could create 'Farmergeddon' and calls for a more considered balance. Your view?
9th Nov 12, 3:53pm
2nd Nov 12, 3:45pm
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Bruce Wills says our pastoral farming systems are worth celebrating allowing us to be world competitive without subsidies. Your view?
Bruce Wills says our pastoral farming systems are worth celebrating allowing us to be world competitive without subsidies. Your view?
2nd Nov 12, 3:45pm
27th Oct 12, 3:43pm
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Bruce Wills points out the double standard of those wanting to protect manufacturing jobs while pushing to tax agriculture more heavily. Your view?
Bruce Wills points out the double standard of those wanting to protect manufacturing jobs while pushing to tax agriculture more heavily. Your view?
27th Oct 12, 3:43pm
19th Oct 12, 5:25pm
Bruce Wills is proud of a NZ farmer winning a prestigious international farming award. He is proud of progress on water issues. He frets that no-one knows. Your view?
Bruce Wills is proud of a NZ farmer winning a prestigious international farming award. He is proud of progress on water issues. He frets that no-one knows. Your view?
19th Oct 12, 5:25pm
12th Oct 12, 6:16pm
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Bruce Wills is pretty sceptical about the long term benefits - in fact, any benefits - that flow from international TV reality shows filmed here. Your view?
Bruce Wills is pretty sceptical about the long term benefits - in fact, any benefits - that flow from international TV reality shows filmed here. Your view?
12th Oct 12, 6:16pm
5th Oct 12, 7:41pm
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Bruce Wills says improving water quality in Lake Rotorua and good fish stocks in the Manawatu River shows that benefits are building from community water quality gains. Your view?
Bruce Wills says improving water quality in Lake Rotorua and good fish stocks in the Manawatu River shows that benefits are building from community water quality gains. Your view?
5th Oct 12, 7:41pm
29th Sep 12, 9:30am
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Bruce Wills slams environmental activists who use the law to shut down critics while objecting to Fed Farmers' appeal of decisions with legal errors and scientific fallacies. Your view?
Bruce Wills slams environmental activists who use the law to shut down critics while objecting to Fed Farmers' appeal of decisions with legal errors and scientific fallacies. Your view?
29th Sep 12, 9:30am
22nd Sep 12, 10:58am
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Bruce Wills says whining about the high exchange rate misses the key point; it is our fiscal and regulatory failings that are doing the real damage. Your view?
Bruce Wills says whining about the high exchange rate misses the key point; it is our fiscal and regulatory failings that are doing the real damage. Your view?
22nd Sep 12, 10:58am
15th Sep 12, 11:08am
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Bruce Wills says being left naked is no fun and is frustrated wireless broadband is coming so slowly for farmers - who would innovate with it. Your view?
Bruce Wills says being left naked is no fun and is frustrated wireless broadband is coming so slowly for farmers - who would innovate with it. Your view?
15th Sep 12, 11:08am
8th Sep 12, 11:47am
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Bruce Wills says he has had better weeks because of two disappointing rural issues. Your view?
Bruce Wills says he has had better weeks because of two disappointing rural issues. Your view?
8th Sep 12, 11:47am
31st Aug 12, 4:27pm
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Bruce Wills explains that using 1080 for pest control is making our open spaces healthier for everyone, including the fauna. Your view?
Bruce Wills explains that using 1080 for pest control is making our open spaces healthier for everyone, including the fauna. Your view?
31st Aug 12, 4:27pm
25th Aug 12, 10:28am
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Varroa is not the only threat to our honey bees. Bruce Wills explains what the rural community is doing and what everyone else can too. Your ideas?
Varroa is not the only threat to our honey bees. Bruce Wills explains what the rural community is doing and what everyone else can too. Your ideas?
25th Aug 12, 10:28am
18th Aug 12, 9:17am
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Fed Farmers' Bruce Wills is a levy paying farmer deeply encouraged that Beef+Lamb is working so effectively with McDonald’s
Fed Farmers' Bruce Wills is a levy paying farmer deeply encouraged that Beef+Lamb is working so effectively with McDonald’s
18th Aug 12, 9:17am
10th Aug 12, 5:03pm
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Fed Farmers' Bruce Wills says to get the most out of aerial top dressing farmers must plan ahead and integrate it with your nutrient budget
Fed Farmers' Bruce Wills says to get the most out of aerial top dressing farmers must plan ahead and integrate it with your nutrient budget
10th Aug 12, 5:03pm

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