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As a former sheep farmer and a current equity partner in a Southland dairy farm, Jamie Mackay knows agribusiness.
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Peters hits out at ageist attitude ahead of birthday
The Deputy Prime Minister has pointed towards the US Presidential election as an example of why age is not important in politics. Winston Peters will be celebrating...
Sir John Key: The next year is about survivial
A former Prime Minister says the next 12 to 18 months is all about survival. Sir John Key helped steer New Zealand through crises like the Canterbury Earthquake...
Economist warns Covid-19 will leave NZ with record high debt
An economist is warning Covid-19 will leave New Zealand with its highest amount of debt in its history. The Global Financial Crisis resulted in New Zealand’s house...
No quarantine for 3600 people returning to NZ from overseas
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is defending the decision not to quarantine several thousand people coming into New Zealand from overseas who haven't shown any Covid-19...
UK reportedly considering partial lockdown in London
The UK government is considering a partial lockdown in London to stem the spread of novel coronavirus, amid concerns that residents in the capital are not heeding...
Coronavirus: Fieldays 2020 postponed
The New Zealand National Fieldays Society will be postponing the Fieldays event scheduled for 10-13 June 2020. The decision follows Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's...
Shane Jones comes out firing over water, fake meat and the media
Water storage may have its critics, but Shane Jones is not one of them - he reserves his criticism for local councils. "They need a rocket in the nono," the Regional...
Simon Bridges over Jamie Mackay's 'love' for Winston Peters
National Party leader Simon Bridges says he has no regrets about his decision to rule out a coalition deal with Winston Peters. In fact, he wants certain media...
Bridges criticises PM for cutting back on The Country interviews
The National Party leader has criticised the Prime Minister for cutting back her fortnightly interview with The Country to a monthly chat. Jacinda Ardern has moved...
PM: Potential RNZ-TVNZ merger would not harm commercial broadcasters
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern wants to strengthen, not weaken, public broadcasting, as the question lingers over what will happen to RNZ and TVNZ. Cabinet is reported...