New Minister of Agriculture promises changes to water policy by Christmas.
Investors getting cold feet as sector is racked by uncertainty.
No fewer than 13 ag policies of previous government earmarked for reversal or review.
Government decision on wool in public sector buildings ‘a significant boost to wool growers and the industry’.
Incoming government has committed to our policy wish list, Langford says.
Cabinet list includes nine ministers with responsibility for ag and related matters.
The proposed plan approach to require assessment against cultural values for consents for normal farming operations could drive conflict, Feds says.
Concerns about ‘rushed consultation approaches being taken by councils’.
‘Whole process of farmer remits needs examination,’ Northland farmer says.