Agri sector doesn’t want a repeat of HWEN

Agri sector doesn’t want a repeat of HWEN
A government announcement has brought the long-awaited end to HWEN. (Image: Fonterra)
Riley Kennedy
The government’s confirmation agriculture will stay out of the emissions trading scheme has been welcomed by the sector organisations that will be part of its new pastoral-based group.But some don’t want a repeat of the now-disestablished He Waka Eke Noa (HWEN).Yesterday, agriculture minister Todd McClay confirmed legislation will be introduced this month so agriculture won’t enter the emissions trading scheme (ETS) at the start of next year.While cabinet would formally kill off HWEN, a new group focused on pastoral farming wo...

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