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Select Committee misses the mark on illegal possessions of firearms

Further restrictions on semiautomatic firearms is not the answer to the illegal possession of firearms in New Zealand, Federated Farmers says.

Farmers see pluses minuses in new immigration rules

Perhaps it goes against the grain of the average Kiwi to have some sympathy for politicians, but there’s no doubt immigration is one of those issues where it’s near impossible to please everyone.

Economic week April 21

Inflation is on the up, according to Statistics NZ’s quarterly Consumer Price Index. The CPI recorded a 1.0 percent increase in the March quarter, pushing annual inflation to 2.2 percent. Six months ago the annual rate was just 0.4 percent....


Grazing Agreement Supporting Information

The one agreement covers three separate types of grazing arrangements

Water reform proposals - Clean Water 2017 consultation

In late February, Ministers Smith and Guy announced the next round of proposed water reforms called ‘Clean Water’ for consultation.