4.0 M quake near Rotorua felt by many

A 4.0 Magnitude earthquake near Rotorua on Sunday afternoon was felt by many people in the region. Geonet reported that the earthquake struck at 4.29pm,... Read More

Settled weather conditions ahead this week

Towards the end of last week, the broad ridge of high pressure which brought cold nights and frosts over much of Aotearoa began moving eastwards. “A... Read More

Investment in GPS technology will help save lives

Funding has been announced for a satellite-based augmentation system – SBAS – which Government says will help save lives and drive innovation. The... Read More

New farming infrastructure at Papamoa Hills

A set of yards, a hay barn and woolshed have been installed at the Papamoa Hills Regional Park. The Bay of Plenty Regional Council posted the updates... Read More

Omokoroa Green Waste to close during July

The Omokoroa Green Waste Drop Off centre will be closed for two weeks during July. Western Bay of Plenty District Council will be closing the facility... Read More

Water use charges for Thames Valley residents

Starting on July 1, water use on properties in the Thames Valley catchment smaller than four hectares will be charged to the property owner, according... Read More

Trust chairman responds to SAVE Tumu Kaituna

Te Tumu Kaituna 14 Trust chairman Malcolm Short has responded to SAVE Tumu Kaituna following the group announcing to fight a plan that will strip them... Read More

$1000 reward for missing Siberian husky dog

A reward of $1,000 is being offered for the safe return of a missing Siberian husky.  Jet, an 11-year-old Siberian husky dog went missing from his... Read More

Rat numbers set to explode in NZ forests

Conservationists in the central North Island warn that native bird populations are due to “take an epic hammering” this spring when predator... Read More

Update: No Tsunami Threat to New Zealand

11.50am Update: The Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management - MCDEM advise that there is no tsunami threat to NZ following the magnitude... Read More

No tsunami threat to NZ after quake in Kermadecs

11.50am Update: The Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management - MCDEM advise that there is no tsunami threat to NZ following the magnitude... Read More

Diversifying income the name of the game

Starting out with sheep 30 years ago, the Honeyfield family at Welcome Bay, Tauranga, have diversified their 100ha farm into four different revenue streams... Read More

Best Fieldays exhibitor sites awarded

Fieldays exhibitors were awarded for their effort and ingenuity in the creation of their sites for the Fieldays 2019 Exhibitor Site Awards proudly sponsored... Read More

Small changes for huge impact

The numbers are staggering. Bay of Plenty post-harvest operator Trevelyan’s saved more than 300 tonnes of waste from landfill last year. That’s... Read More

One dead following light plane crash

One person has died following a light plane crash near the north end of Coromandel Forest Park. Police had been working with RCCNZ and LandSAR to locate... Read More