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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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David Seymour: Government is taxing tradies to subsidise Teslas
Labour is breaking its promise to not introduce new taxes by slapping new taxes on tradies, farmers and large families, ACT Leader David Seymour says. The "feebate"...
'Lead from the front': PM defends why she's waited to get her vaccine
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has defended waiting to get the Covid-19 vaccine. Her office yesterday announced that Ardern will receive the first dose of the Pfizer...
Collins: Countries critical of NZ-China relationship should give us trade deals
National Party leader Judith Collins does not believe there is more to come out in the Nick Smith story. The veteran MP is resigning after revealing he's under...
'Incredibly lucky': Farmers rescue people swept away in car
Passengers trapped in a car swept off the road by floodwaters yesterday were "incredibly lucky" to be saved, Mid-Canterbury Federated Farmers president David Clark...
ACT leader uninterested in being 'leader of the Opposition'
ACT leader David Seymour is not interested in being called the "real" Opposition leader. NZ Herald political editor Claire Trevett has made the claim that Seymour...
Agriculture Minister blames The Country host for farming larbour shortages
The Agriculture Minister says labour shortage numbers heard in farming circles are bigger than the industry has told him about. Damien O'Connor says New Zealand's...
‘The whole thing’s a total mess’: Judith Collins slams Labour’s health system overhaul
Opposition leader Judith Collins is outraged at what she calls a new separatist health system that was presented by the government yesterday. All 20 DHB's will be...
Jacinda Ardern defends ban on live animal exports by sea
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has defended the Government's plan to ban live animal exports by sea. The Government announced today the practice will cease after...
'Crazy silly talk': Bridges dismisses rumour of new leadership bid
National MP Simon Bridges insists that he is not planning another tilt at the party's leadership - despite rumours of a new leadership bid. NZ Herald reporter Claire...