Provincial New Zealanders are paying the price for Fonterra’s “Johnny-come-lately” attitude to value-added products, says New Zealand First.
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After months of false promises, dairy farmers are telling New Zealand First Leader and Member of Parliament for Northland, the Rt Hon Winston Peters, that they’ve had enough of Fonterra’s glass half full approach.
Dividends maybe the language of Mr Key and his city banker mates, but Fonterra’s farmer-shareholders and suppliers know a $3.90 forecast payout is the real truth, says New Zealand First.
Dairy farmers are increasingly telling Northland MP and New Zealand First Leader, the Rt Hon Winston Peters, that they want fresh leadership at Fonterra.
New Zealand First says Italy and Hungary breaking European ranks over Russian sanctions, is proof of National’s trade and diplomatic naivety.
New Zealand First says the National Government is completely out of ideas and it is time for farmers to swap over to New Zealand First.
Speech by New Zealand First Leader and Member of Parliament for Northland Rt Hon Winston Peters
ForestWood 2016 Conference Speech
SkyCity Convention Centre,
The Prime Minister is backing off his government’s claims that the TPPA will be worth $5 billion to New Zealand, says New Zealand First.
The TPPA is not going to be the silver bullet that will drag New Zealand out of a dairy disaster as the prime minister keeps stating, New Zealand First says.
As farmers’ suffer another blow with a further drop in the farmgate milk price, the PM still refuses to enter the Russian market with NZ dairy and meat exports, says New Zealand First.
With Whole Milk Powder (WMP) 4.5 per cent below its sale price at the beginning of the 2015/16 season, the answer is not poor quality trade deals, says New Zealand First.
The landslide of dairy farms being sold up will push massive amounts of productive land into foreign ownership, unless the drawbridge is pulled up quickly, says New Zealand First.