O’Connor fronts at farming meeting

West Coast-Tasman MP and Agriculture Minister Damien O'Connor fronted a sometimes hostile meeting of about 200 farmers last night, standing his ground on the Government's freshwater plans and insisting the industry could do better.

Moss farmer could lose $1.2m

A Grey Valley sphagnum moss farmer says he stands to lose $1.2 million and his livelihood if the Government pushes ahead with 'significant natural areas' to protect native forest and wetlands on private land.

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