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Media Releases

Farmers support toughening up on firearms

Posted on 21/03/2019
Feds agrees with the Government there is no need for military style semiautomatic rifles in general public ownership

Thankful for the assist

Posted on 15/03/2019
Feds board member and fire spokesperson Karen Williams said the fire has been devastating for many and anything constructive the Government can do to help Tasman should be encouraged.

Greenpeace billboard ruled ‘misleading’

Posted on 12/03/2019
Federated Farmers believes everyone has the right to express strong views but as the ASA Complaints Board ruling underlines, over-simplification of issues and targeting of two farmer-owned companies is misleading and overly provocative.

Entries open for new Primary Industries Awards

Posted on 7/03/2019
New awards a great opportunity to promote the pivotal role the primary industries play in our economy

Opinion

Reserve Bank cautious on dairy industry recovery
By Nick Clark

The financial system is still sound but housing, dairy, and bank funding costs remain key risks, according to the Reserve Bank’s latest six-monthly Financial Stability Report. Read more

Economic Week - March 22

Posted on 22/03/2019
Economic growth slowed to 2.3% for the year to December 2018, according to Statistics NZ’s Gross Domestic Product statistics.

Assumptions and labels play into the hands of the extremists

Posted on 21/03/2019
Tribal politics, where each group is poking the stick and trying to come up with labels for others, is what leads to the extremes and sick actions.

Speeches

Brian Richards - Farming with Confidence

Posted on 21/08/2018
Marketing expert Brian Richards talks to farmers at this year's national conference.