William Rolleston

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Dr William Rolleston is a South Canterbury farmer and founding shareholder and director of South Pacific Sera. A former South Canterbury provincial president, Dr Rolleston is on the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment's Science Committee.
He is the National President of Federated Farmers.

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Articles by William Rolleston

16th Feb 17, 8:52am
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William Rolleston sees the advent of argument dressed up as science but which abandons the principles of evidence, balance and context in order to persuade
William Rolleston sees the advent of argument dressed up as science but which abandons the principles of evidence, balance and context in order to persuade
16th Feb 17, 8:52am
27th Aug 16, 4:50pm
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William Rolleston challenges the many claims that point the finger of blame for the Havelock North water contamination and system failure; calls for science-based evidence gathering
William Rolleston challenges the many claims that point the finger of blame for the Havelock North water contamination and system failure; calls for science-based evidence gathering
27th Aug 16, 4:50pm
29th Jun 16, 9:35am
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William Rolleston's address to the Federated Farmers of NZ National Council - June 2016
William Rolleston's address to the Federated Farmers of NZ National Council - June 2016
29th Jun 16, 9:35am
10th Jun 15, 12:45pm
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Federated Farmers says there is nothing sinister in breeding plant hybrids, and it is not unnatural for cows to eat more than just grass
Federated Farmers says there is nothing sinister in breeding plant hybrids, and it is not unnatural for cows to eat more than just grass
10th Jun 15, 12:45pm
17th Apr 15, 1:48pm
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Federated Farmer president lays out how his vision for farming issues will play out in the future, both globally and locally
Federated Farmer president lays out how his vision for farming issues will play out in the future, both globally and locally
17th Apr 15, 1:48pm
8th Feb 15, 4:31pm
Farmers to cut back spending plans and increase debt in response to latest global forces buffeting the industry, according to Federated Farmers survey
Farmers to cut back spending plans and increase debt in response to latest global forces buffeting the industry, according to Federated Farmers survey
8th Feb 15, 4:31pm
10th Jan 15, 8:15am
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Federated Farmers calls for an audit of overseas investment approvals and a register of foreign ownership of land, supporting Labour's Stuart Nash
Federated Farmers calls for an audit of overseas investment approvals and a register of foreign ownership of land, supporting Labour's Stuart Nash
10th Jan 15, 8:15am
12th Sep 14, 12:26pm
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William Rolleston sees farming seems under attack from most political parties in this election, with claims aimed at a gullible urban audience but disconnected from the facts on the land
William Rolleston sees farming seems under attack from most political parties in this election, with claims aimed at a gullible urban audience but disconnected from the facts on the land
12th Sep 14, 12:26pm
13th Aug 14, 10:00am
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Quality farmland is a finite commodity and why the OIO needs to see if there are real and tangible benefits for New Zealand from farmland sales to foreigners: Rolleston
Quality farmland is a finite commodity and why the OIO needs to see if there are real and tangible benefits for New Zealand from farmland sales to foreigners: Rolleston
13th Aug 14, 10:00am
3rd Aug 14, 8:09pm
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Federated Farmers wants to know what the ‘substantial and identifiable benefit’ is to approve the sale of the major and iconic sheep, beef and dairy station to overseas interests
Federated Farmers wants to know what the ‘substantial and identifiable benefit’ is to approve the sale of the major and iconic sheep, beef and dairy station to overseas interests
3rd Aug 14, 8:09pm
16th Jul 14, 9:46pm
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The new President of Fed Farmers compares current science with the "romanticised ideal of past farming practices" and finds it is the urban critics who are in denial
The new President of Fed Farmers compares current science with the "romanticised ideal of past farming practices" and finds it is the urban critics who are in denial
16th Jul 14, 9:46pm