New Zealand dairy farming is going through a "reset" and the Government is not the one responsible for it, says Shane Jones.

"The Aussie banks, they're obviously flexing their muscles. ANZ's sitting on a pile of drama with a lot of their borrowings according to the Reserve Bank. So you can't just blame Ministers in terms of the reset," the Regional Economic Development Minister told The Country's Jamie Mackay.

Public opinion, climate change and environmental awareness are also adding pressure, resulting in the "deep problems of meeting the costs of transitioning to a type of agriculture that has a better

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