Ruth Richardson

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Name: Ruth Richardson
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Past haunts levy vote

But she still has belief in farmers and the fibre itself to see a way forward.It was back to docking lambs on the family farm near Gisborne for the Wool Levy Review Group chairwoman after the decisive no to a new levy.“The debate was always polarising ... [Published FWplus - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 11 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 1 reports

Key starts to flesh out poverty & housing plans

John Key has dug his toes in as he refuses to listen to some of the expert advice on poverty reduction, but more interesting is where he's indicating he will moveYou'd hardly call it skin on the skeleton, but John Key's comments today about his plans ... [Published Pundit - Oct 11 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

On losers, the common good and poverty

OPINION: Losers are news this week: election losers, council vote losers, sport losers.We do not treat losers well in New Zealand. We excoriate them in social media, pillory them in the press, and try generally to distance ourselves as far as possible. ... [Published Taranaki Daily News - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

We must tell wool's great story

What an amazing spring to be a sheep and beef farmer. At Blue Cliffs, in South Canterbury, I can swear that I can see the grass grow as I stand among it.Of course, you cannot let the grass grow under your feet since National re-wrote the political script ... [Published Manawatu Standard - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

From the Ridge - Smart thing is to vote yes

I voted yes and hopefully will give enough explanation to encourage you to not only vote but support this proposed levy yourself.Let’s start looking at the opposition. Ruth Richardson was emphatically against the proposal but then as chairwoman of the ... [Published FWplus - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

NZ Merino Company doubles annual profit

The New Zealand Merino Company hopes to double the value ofits business by June 2016. Photo by NZ Merino Company.The New Zealand Merino Company has posted an after-taxnet profit of $1.9 million for the year to June.That was up on the previous year's result ... [Published Otago Daily Times - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Wool advocates try to stitch up vote

For more than 100 years New Zealand "rode off the sheep's back" as the wool industry helped provide the country with an enviable standard of living.In fact, from 1850 to the beginning of the 20th century, wool was the leading export product, but since ... [Published stuff.co.nz - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Back to the Future

People of a certain age experienced an odd feeling at about 9 pm on Saturday night. It took a while to identify it but, all of a sudden, there it was: the realisation that one party had clearly won the election and that we knew precisely who the next ... [Published Massey University - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Levy small contribution for large industry

Comments by Merino New Zealand (MNZ) chairwoman Ruth Richardson and Wools of NZ (WoNZ) chairman Mark Shadbolt deserve a response.The main thrust of Richardson's argument was that the levy money spent in the past failed.How does she know?The Woolmark was ... [Published FWplus - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 2 reports

National moving on from dirty politics?

Last night, champagne and cheers at the Viaduct Events Centre in Auckland. This morning, coffee and tactics in the lounge at home in Parnell. After last night's result, John Key will want to waste no time in creating his third government.The sooner he ... [Published The Press NZ - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Jade Software appoints new independent director

Jade Software Corporation has appointed Paddy Boyle to its board of directors as the company seeks more export opportunities.Jade says it’s ambitious approach to exporting innovations will benefit from Boyle’s experience in governance and high-growth ... [Published Car and SUV - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Wool levy won’t solve industry’s problems

I agree with article by Ruth Richardson (FW, September 1) and various writers since.I am astonished some farmers want to fund a wool levy again.We had a levy on wool for decades and did it make any difference to the price of wool?If it had we would not ... [Published FWplus - Sep 15 2014]

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Past haunts levy vote [Published FWplus - Oct 16 2014]
Key starts to flesh out poverty & housing plans [Published Pundit - Oct 11 2014]
On losers, the common good and poverty [Published Taranaki Daily News - Oct 06 2014]
We must tell wool's great story [Published Manawatu Standard - Oct 06 2014]
Merino stays free-market [Published FWplus - Oct 02 2014]
From the Ridge - Smart thing is to vote yes [Published FWplus - Sep 28 2014]
NZ Merino Company doubles annual profit [Published Otago Daily Times - Sep 28 2014]
Wool advocates try to stitch up vote [Published stuff.co.nz - Sep 27 2014]
Obituaries for Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014 [Published The Daily News Online - Sep 27 2014]
Back to the Future [Published Massey University - Sep 22 2014]
Levy small contribution for large industry [Published FWplus - Sep 22 2014]
National moving on from dirty politics? [Published The Press NZ - Sep 20 2014]
National moving on from dirty politics? [Published Waikato Times - Sep 20 2014]
The Arrival of MMP and Recent New Zealand Politics [Published ABC Online - Sep 20 2014]
Jade Software appoints new independent director [Published Car and SUV - Sep 19 2014]
Wool levy won’t solve industry’s problems [Published FWplus - Sep 15 2014]
Splash out for Pure reputation [Published New Zealand Herald - Sep 13 2014]
Vulcan, Alberta, hopes to build its own working... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 16 2014]
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