News

Media Releases

Feds Looks at the Good the Bad and the Ugly Policy on Offer

Posted on 22/09/2017
With only a day or two to go, and likely half the votes cast already, Federated Farmers has done a run through of the policies on offer for rural Kiwis in this election.

Nobody Pays for Water - Kiwis are Being Brainwashed into Thinking they Do

Posted on 19/09/2017
Making farmers pay for the water they use is unfair, because nobody else pays for the water they use.

Telling farmings positive stories at Morrinsville rally

Posted on 18/09/2017
We’d like to say to our urban cousins, be fully informed because we’d all like the opportunity to re-engage with you..

Feds Backs Plan to Open Up Landcorp to Young Farmers

Posted on 14/09/2017
This will help prove that a young farming family is genuine about building a farming business, and working on the land long term...

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 September 22

Posted on 22/09/2017
Don’t forget to vote! Tomorrow is election day and the week leading up has seen the release of a heap of information that taken together point to a solid level of economic activity..

Economic week September 15

Posted on 15/09/2017
Food prices rose 0.6 percent in the month of August, according to Statistics NZ’s monthly Food Price Index

Speeches

Dr William Rolleston - Opening Address to Conference 2017

Posted on 21/06/2017
It gives me great please to be delivering this speech to you today.

Andrew Hoggard address to Federated Farmers Dairy Council at 2017 National Conference

Posted on 20/06/2017
Russel Norman was going on about petrol hitting the $10 a litre mark within the decade, well, I guess that probably means it’s just another topic that Russel doesn’t have a clue on what he is talking about!