New Speaker David Carter makes parting gift to the rural sector.
"Love the way that farming has managed to privatise the earnings but socialises the cost of its activities."
Beleaguered coal miner will save some jobs by teaming up with the stalled Central Plains Water project in mid Canterbury.
Hurunui landowners in North Canterbury have committed nearly $2 million this month to support the Hurunui Water Project’s plans for a revised irrigation and hydro scheme.
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