Media Releases

Subaru links with Feds to support farmers who 'do'

Posted on 14/03/2018
Federated Farmers and Subaru have signed a new partnership that will drive benefits for both organisations

Feds ready to take councils to task on Long Term Plans and budgets

Posted on 14/03/2018
Federated Farmers is gearing up to assist members and farmers with local authorities starting to reveal their Long Term Plans and budgets....

Feds supports considered, cross-party approach on climate change

Posted on 7/03/2018
Farmers find common ground with the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Envrionment on a Climate Change Commission and Zero Carbon Act

Taranaki feed drive attracting plenty of donations

Posted on 6/03/2018
We’ve been overwhelmed by the offers we’ve received. Our province was hit hard this summer with the drought like conditions first and then we got another big blow, literally, from the Gita storm...


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

The rules of engagement: keep it constructive

Posted on 16/03/2018
A Primary Sector Council and new "rural proofing" test for all government policies are among new initiatives to look after provincial New Zealand.

Economic Week - March 16

Posted on 16/03/2018
Poor weather has hit not only farm production but the wider New Zealand economy


Economic Week - Tax Working Group announced

Posted on 24/11/2017
Sir Michael Cullen is to head the government's tax working group - and a capital gains tax is on the table

President Katie Milne addresses National Council

Posted on 22/11/2017
Katie Milne talks about the myriad ways the Feds influence decision-makers and perceptions - National Council 2017 President's address