Category: News & Views

Carp Farm Proposal Stopped By Public Backlash

Carp Farm Proposal Stopped By Public Backlash. The recent Carp Farm “battle” was an excellent example of a community and democracy at work and while it was a local issue (Taupo) it could have been anywhere else in New Zealand where I am sure the outcome would have been the

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A THOUSAND EXCUSES

A THOUSAND EXCUSES by David Haynes Having heard almost every old cliche and assumptions why NOT support the new Outdoors Party. Here are 10 good reasons why you should. 1. I’d like to vote for you, but it’s a wasted vote. Wrong. The beauty of our Mixed Member Proportional (MMP)

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“We waste so much [water]… it just flows out to sea”

“We waste so much [water]… it just flows out to sea” That asinine comment was made by Conor English (Bill’s brother) when he was Chief Executive of Federated Farmers. Leaving aside the fact that this “waste” is an integral part of the freshwater cycle, it does raise the questions of

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1080 – My View. Alan Simmons

1080 – My view. Alan Simmons As a landowner in the central North Island not a month goes by without another 1080 poisoning operation notice in my letter box. Since the 1080 “terrorist” scare the Doc, Epro or TB free NZ or whatever they call themselves these days…have been using

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