There are many challenges facing New Zealand agriculture as the population grows more aware of the environment and animal welfare, while climate change influences consumers' buying decisions. These issues also affect the Government, which often has to balance protecting New Zealand's "clean green" image, without damaging the economy.

Today on The Country, Jamie Mackay asked Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern if perhaps her Labour-led Coalition Government had tipped the balance, and was making it too difficult to do business in New Zealand.

However, before he tackled the political issues, Mackay could not resist asking Ardern another pressing question on the day

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