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Published: Thu 26 Aug 1999 09:40 AM
MP Upset Over Lower Drinking Age - New Zealand First MP Robyn McDonald is disappointed that she has been unable to stop changes to New Zealand’s drinking laws. She says MPs have not voted with the interests of the larger community in mind.
Apple Growers Want Out of ENZA - Angry apple growers in Hawkes Bay have called for an end to ENZA’s export monopoly. 200 orchardists met in Havelock North last night to discuss the disastrous slump in Braeburn apple prices due to competition for countries in South America and South Africa. The growers incomes have been slashed in half due to the price slump. Many say they will go to the wall. The meeting heard ENZA is heading down the wrong track in selecting the type of apples for the British market. Britain wants small juicy crispy apples. While ENZA is only concerned with colour.
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