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Economic week July 21

Most economists, including within the Reserve Bank, had picked there would be a slowdown in inflation, but few predicted it to be unchanged for the quarter and that the annual rate would ease back as much as it did...

Economic Week July 14

We’ve had a great response to the latest six-monthly Farm Confidence Survey, which closed on Monday

Charging for water would open a can of worms

Federated Farmers is worried talk of charging for commercial water use will take the country down an irreversible path of taxing ourselves unnecessarily, increasing prices and limiting economic growth.

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New Arable Industry Executive Group

One of the tasks at the recent industry group AGM was to elect the new Executive.

Important Information - Plan Change 5 to Canterbury Land and Water Plan

Environment Canterbury has released its decision on Plan Change 5 (PC5) of the Canterbury Land and Water Plan, and Federated Farmers has some significant concerns.

Katie Milne is new National President

Following yesterday's Federation elections at Wellington, West Coast dairy farmer Katie Milne was elected National President.