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Bay of Plenty farmers and orchardists can learn more about how to use water more efficiently at a session in Pongakawa early next month. Bay of Plenty Regional Council has organised an evening seminar at Pongakawa Hall on Tuesday, February 3 at 7.30pm...

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Kiwifruit growers' incomes are not at risk because of police investigations into a Chinese company which imports Zespri kiwifruit. That's the belief of Neil Trebilco, president of New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers Inc, who says Dalian Yidu imports...

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Dog jumping, sheep racing and wood chopping are just some of the many activities taking place the Tauranga A&P Show today. Gates to the event at the Tauranga Racecourse opened at 10am for people to file in and see what the event has to offer. Dog jumping...

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There may be no end in sight for the Bay of Plenty's hot summer, but farmers are “reasonably well off” as experts forecast wetter yet hotter times ahead. Niwa's seasonal climate outlook for January, February and March forecasts...

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Police are asking farmers to consider safety initiatives when venturing out into isolated areas after a man's body was found next to a rural road early this morning. In expressing the sympathies to the family of 66-year-old Te Akau farmer, Tommy...

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City and country folk alike are invited to cheer on top shearers from throughout New Zealand and abroad as they make wool fly in efforts to beat their personal best times at next weekend's Te Puna Speed Shear Competition. A shearer shearing a sheep....

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The 2015 Tauranga A&P Show next Saturday is being described as a modern show for everyone, of any age, from the city or country. The Tauranga A&P Show is returning to the city on January 17. Getting to the show at Greerton's Tauranga Racecourse...

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New Zealand agriculture and horticulture will receive international media attention later this year when 200 agricultural journalist attend the IFAJ Congress 2015. The International Federation of Agricultural Journalists Congress, hosted by the New Zealand...

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Sea-Surface-Temperatures in the equatorial Pacific Ocean have crossed the El Nino threshold after increasing through November 2014. Niwa reports the chances of El Nino developing over the December 2014 to February 2015 period at about 75 per cent, which...

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Katikati's first twilight concert of the 2015 summer series is on this Saturday – and promises to deliver an unforgettable night of entertainment. The Tina Cross Band will rock Haiku Reserve from 6pm, with local performer 14-year-old Caitlin...

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