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Solution needs science not politics

Science will provide the answers to lowering dairy farming’s environmental footprint.

Modern, science-based farming is the way to achieve a future for New Zealand where dairy farming has a lower environmental footprint, says DairyNZ’s chief executive, Dr Tim Mackle. 706 more words

Politics

No use imposing pain for no gain

Why isn’t farming included in the emissions trading scheme?

Climate Change Minister Paula Bennett nails the answer:

Let me take this opportunity to clearly state the Government’s position: until there is an economically viable way of reducing agricultural emissions through technological advances or otherwise, I will not be bringing agriculture into the Emissions Trading Scheme. 667 more words

Politics

Tips from Paula Bennett on how to be a Hypocrite

Recent comments by Paula Bennett regarding introducing tipping to New Zealand are more revealing of National’s contempt for workers than most realise.

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The Body Politic

$1.8M Government election bribe to secure up to 8000 dairies

High-risk convenience stores and dairies are in line for Government-funded fog cannons, DNA spray, panic alarms and time safes for cash and cigarettes to curb the rise in aggravated robberies.

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NZ

Paula Bennett is leaving dairy owners to face crime alone

“Promoted” away from Social Housing, Bennett’s abilities to do nothing haven’t reduced in power “Last weekend hundreds of migrant shopkeepers marched in Manukau protesting against government inaction and calling for Ms Bennett to wake up.

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Whaleoil

Pay equity comparisons

Stuff reports: A union says the new Pay Equity Bill will make it harder for women to gain fair pay, and is calling on Deputy Prime Minister Paula Bennett to make changes as Minister for Women.

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NZ Politics

Why I won't be congratulating Nikki Kaye

Bill  English today (24 April) announced his Cabinet re-shuffle.  As expected, departing non-performers and walking public-relations-disasters,  Nick Smith and Hekia Parata, were replaced by “rising stars” Amy Adams and Nikki Kaye, respectively. 1,886 more words

The Body Politic