Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Opinion


Has Fonterra thought this through? 

Has Fonterra thought this through? 

Keith WoodfordMay 21, 2024
Keith Woodford points to the perils that lie ahead for the co-op after its U-turn on consumer products.

Government keeping a close eye on bird flu

Guest writerMay 20, 2024
Extensive work is underway by Biosecurity New Zealand to prepare for high pathogenicity avian influenza, writes Biosecurity Minister Andrew Hoggard.

Securing a place in the sun

Gerald PiddockMay 15, 2024
Solar farms appear to be taking off, but it can be a relatively slow and expensive process to host one, says Gerald Piddock.

The cost of a free lunch

Daniel EbMay 15, 2024
Government cost cutting can sometimes come at too high a price, says Daniel Eb.


A potent force for good behind the scenes

A potent force for good behind the scenes

Guest writerMay 14, 2024
The Meat Board may not make headlines but it’s doing great work serving its industry, says chair Kate Acland.
High time regional councils were reined in

High time regional councils were reined in

Alan EmersonMay 14, 2024
There is no use in central government giving tax cuts when local government takes more from us, says Alan Emerson.
Worst possible timing for Alliance capital raise

Worst possible timing for Alliance capital raise

Allan BarberMay 13, 2024
Allan Barber raises tough questions about the troubled processor in light of its recent announcement.
Water is the No 1 thing on growers’ minds

Water is the No 1 thing on growers’ minds

Guest writerMay 10, 2024
Investment in water access and storage is critical to maintain a thriving horticulture sector.
Market’s message is crystal clear

Market’s message is crystal clear

Bryan GibsonMay 10, 2024
It’s neither an agenda nor an outlier: the market cares about sustainability, writes Bryan Gibson.
At these rates farmers will soon be going broke

At these rates farmers will soon be going broke

Alan EmersonMay 10, 2024
Property taxes are being distorted by factors that bear no relation to the actual value of the land, says Alan Emerson.
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