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NZ Primary Sector Strategy: an Alternative to the Race to the Bottom


Irrigation NZ CEO Andrew Curtis (NZ Farmer’s Weekly 25th Nov p 3) highlights one of the big problems with the New Zealand primary sector; our continued focus on producing large volumes of cheap commodities for international markets. We’re not to … Continue reading

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Land and Water Concerns of Federated Farmers and Irrigation NZ


Federated Farmers and Irrigation New Zealand Questions Chris Perley Ngaruroro Ward, Hawke’s Bay Regional Council Federated Farmers and Irrigation NZ provided the following questions (italicised within text).   Here is my response. Introduction I am passionate about the potential of our … Continue reading

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Realising the Potential of Hawke’s Bay (and NZ Primary Sector)


Realising the Potential of Hawke's Bay (and NZ Primary Sector).

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