Sheep, beef, dairy and horticultural farmers are joining forces on Saturday in a rally demanding a halt to legislation that they say could doom the New Zealand economy.

Ruawai Dairy farmer Mark Cameron is organising the rally and says he is doing it because he wants to have honest dialogue with the Government and the community at large around what are some serious concerns regarding the Zero Carbon Initiative and the Fresh Water Bill before it's passed through as legislation.

"The protest is merely symbolic with the coming together of farmers on their tractors, it's a farmer gathering of all


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