Farmer shareholders vote to revamp Fonterra capital structure

  Fonterra farmer shareholders have voted overwhelmingly in support of a plan to revamp the co-operative’s capital structure. It is one of the biggest votes in the co-operative’s history. The structure had been proposed because the co-operative is concerned that as milk production falls, more farmers will look to sell their surplus shares to non-farmers … Continued

Golden Shears cancelled for second year

  The Golden Shears had been held at Masterton’s War Memorial Stadium each March for 60 years. The 2021 competition was called off at just four days’ notice after a Covid-19 alert level change. Golden Shears International Shearing Championships Society president Sam Saunders said cancelling for the second time was an extremely tough call, as … Continued

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