TECT Park vying for best park award again

Western Bay of Plenty District Council and Tauranga City Council are urging people to vote for TECT Park in the International People’s Choice Award... Read More

BOP farmer fronting national dairy drive

    A young Bay of Plenty farmer with a love of rural New Zealand is helping to launch DairyNZ’s latest campaign. The aim of the campaign... Read More

Diversity is key in the current climate

Fully immersed in their second lambing season, Brad and Kieran White, and father Paul, have had the opportunity to reflect upon the progress of Greenpark... Read More

Fire extinguished at Te Puke property

A fire at a property on Te Puke Quarry Rd was quickly extinguished on Wednesday afternoon. "We were notified of the fire at 2.52pm," says... Read More

Dug the spud to get DNA tested in Scotland

A sliver from what could be the world’s biggest potato has been sent to Scotland for DNA testing to see if he’s actually a spud. Dug​... Read More

Equine world to get their festival

The equine industry is set to celebrate its own festival this summer as Equifest prepares to descend upon Taupō Waitangi Weekend, February 4 –... Read More

Shedding light on orchard stress

It was a double-funding win for PlantTech in the Ministry for Business, Innovation & Employment’s (MBIE) latest Endeavour Fund round. In addition... Read More

Nutritional value of NZ‘s huhu grubs assessed

Huhu grubs have long been prized as a traditional food source and their nutritional value has just been analysed by University of Otago researchers for... Read More

Staying cool through Covid

The largest packhouse and coolstore in New Zealand has been completed on time and budget despite the challenges posed by Covid-19. Mount Pack & Cool’s... Read More

Sand quarry consent imminent

A proposed sand quarry near Cambridge is expected to meet the demand from the Waikato and Bay of Plenty and replace several quarries that are coming... Read More

The soft luxury of mohair

Michael Woodward’s father John Woodward was one of the pioneers of Angora goat farming in the late 1970s. Now, the Waikato dairy farmer sees a... Read More

Fonterra revises milk collection forecast

Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited have this week revised the forecast for its 2021/22 New Zealand milk collections. The forecast is now 1500 million... Read More

Making farm life easier

Twenty-nine-year-old Mitchell Coombe may not have taken the traditional path in his farming career, but he now manages five dairy farms across the Waikato... Read More

New handbook shows farmers how to plant for bees

A handbook offering practical guidance on how to plant strategically to feed bees is now available free to New Zealand farmers. The document brings... Read More

Putting family, animals and the environment first

It’s Michael and Susie Woodward’s third season as farm owners, after they left their Canterbury 50/50 share milking position to buy 170 hectares... Read More