Speech by the Rt Hon Winston Peters Farmer Environment Rally Morrinsville 18 September 2017
Excerpts from speech.
Farming in New Zealand has always been based around handing your farm to the next generation, better than you found it.
New Zealand First says beef farmers throughout New Zealand are suffering from National’s negligence to secure a bilateral trade deal with Japan, like Australia’s success three years ago.
Given their recent poor record the Government and Ministry for Primary Industries need to up their game with another biosecurity threat looming, says New Zealand First.
New Zealand First says the Minister for Primary IndustriesNathan Guy has serious explaining to do, given a second embarrassing biosecurity climb down within a week.
New Zealand First is calling on the Minister for Primary Industries Nathan Guy to act for this country and stop proposals to import European farm animal manure.
NZ First is asking if Silver Fern Farms’ CEO Dean Hamilton, who announced his resignation late last week, is in line for a golden parachute just like his predecessor got.