New Zealand First says a Pollyanna-like view of dairying cannot hide the misery three years of low payouts and a high dollar are causing rural New Zealand.
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The sharp 4.5 per cent fall in auction prices for Whole Milk Powder, has New Zealand First calling for the government to act with drought starting to grip parts of the country.
“Farmers Must Reject Being National’s Doormat”
Provincial New Zealanders are paying the price for Fonterra’s “Johnny-come-lately” attitude to value-added products, says New Zealand First.
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.