Kuriger dispute: MPI actions 'not motivated by improper purpose'

Kuriger dispute: MPI actions 'not motivated by improper purpose'
National MP Barbara Kuriger's family had a “personal dispute” with MPI. (Image: NZME)
Riley Kennedy
An independent review of the Ministry of Primary Industries’ investigation into animal welfare allegations against a National MP’s family dairy farm has found it was handled properly and “not motivated by improper purpose”.In October, Taranaki-King Country MP Barbara Kuriger resigned as National’s agriculture spokesperson after the party’s leader, Christopher Luxon, became aware of her family’s “personal dispute” with the Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI).In 2020, Kuriger’s son, Ton...

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