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Greens And Nats Engage In Robust Disussion On ETS

Greens And Nats Engage In Robust Disussion On ETS

Green Co-Leader Russel Norman and National's David Carter - Federated Farmer's 2008 manifesto launch proved fertile ground for disussing the ETS


This morning Federated Farmers launched their 2008 manifesto in front of assembled media politicians and high quality fake sheep. At the launch Green Party co-leader Russel Norman and National's Agricuture spokesperson David Carter had a robust discussion about what exactly National plans to do with the Emission Tradings Scheme should they become government.

Current Agriculture Minister Jim Anderton also proudly brought down a statement from Famrmers showing that he had been a popular Agriculture Minister. Though Scoop considered the farmers seemed keener for a Government of a slighter bluer tinge (though not an Aqua one though - no Green mixed in!)

Mr Anderton did seem relaxed when asked by Scoop if he was looking forward to working with the Greens – should the numbers on election day go Labour/Greens/Progressives way.

Listen to some robust and not so robust discussions on Agriculture

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Labour's Damien O'Connor Progressives's Jim Anderton, National's Bill English and David Carter

Fedrated Farmers Don Nicholson


Media wallah's get the low down on agriculture from a variety of sources…. baa


A poster for the Federated Farmers manifesto launch – note grumpy looking current PM!

Read the full manifesto

  • Federated Farmers Manifesto 2008
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