Student Quad Bike Invention A Winner

An invention that could save lives has taken the top spot at the NIWA Waikato Science and Technology Fair. Lachlan Coleman, a student at St. Paul's... Read More

Recall of raw milk containing Campylobacter

Raw (unpasteurised) drinking milk from Central Hawke's Bay producers Lindsay Farm is being recalled after Campylobacter bacteria was found... Read More

Employee hub launched for farm workers

A new support hub has been launched to provide information and help to farm employees so they have the best possible experiences and careers on a farm. DairyNZ... Read More

Calve corpses could go uncollected

Hundreds of thousands of dead animals risk being left uncollected on farms because of a collapse in the price of leather. Farmers have been told they... Read More

National weather update for Saturday

  WeatherWatch advise that a cold southwesterly airflow will ease over New Zealand today.   A ridge of high pressure will be developing... Read More

Farmer fined for not registering 152 cattle

A Waikato farmer has been fined $3900 for not registering 152 cattle under the National Animal Identification and Tracing scheme. Waitomo sheep and... Read More

Essential industry full of career options

Join the essential workers and enjoy not only diverse and rewarding career opportunities, but also job stability – that’s the message to... Read More

BOP dairy cow scoops five Brown Swiss awards

A Bay of Plenty dairy cow has followed in her grandmother’s footsteps and claimed a coveted milk production title. Thurvalley BK Bree VG86 produced... Read More

Kawerau projects to receive $5.5million from PGF

  Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters has announced $5.5 million in funding from the Provincial Growth Fund – PGF - for two Kawerau projects... Read More

More initiatives to reduce energy hardship

The Government is delivering more initiatives to reduce energy hardship and to give small electricity consumers a voice, Energy and Resources Minister... Read More

Saturday‘s national weather forecast

WeatherWatch have forecast a warm subtropical northeasterly airflow over New Zealand today. For the Bay of Plenty, Northland, Auckland and Waikato,... Read More

Continued growth for the mighty avocado industry

  The New Zealand avocado industry has finalised the 2019-20 season results.   The 2019-20 avocado season saw avocado export volumes up... Read More

Primary sector jobs for kiwis gets a boost

A new campaign launched this week will attract people to vital food and fibre sector jobs, says Agriculture Minister Damien O'Connor. On Monday,... Read More

Small group find jobs following dairy training

A campaign to train Kiwis to work on dairy farms has so far only delivered a handful of graduates who have gone on to start the 2020-21 milking season. But... Read More

Sunday‘s national forecast

A large anticyclone lies in the Tasman Sea today gentle pushing a west to southwesterly airflow over New Zealand WeatherWatch says to expect cloudy... Read More