Stricken yacht and jetty adrift in Katikati

A yacht and the jetty it was tied to are adrift in the Uretara Stream in Katikati, following a deluge of rain on Monday afternoon. "Debris, packing... Read More

Fish & Game welcomes new farm wetlands guidance

Fish & Game is welcoming the new NIWA-DairyNZ resource to help farmers with wetland design and performance. "New Zealanders are becoming far more... Read More

Rare native mistletoe found in eastern BOP

Mummy didn’t get caught kissing Santa Claus but threatened native mistletoe has been discovered in a corner of the Eastern Bay of Plenty where... Read More

Ensure a smooth Gypsy Day

  With 'Gypsy Day', also known as 'Moving Day' just around the corner on June 1, it’s a good time for farmers to review their... Read More

Matatā: The town that had to retreat

RNZ's The Detail heads to Matatā to find out how New Zealand's first managed retreat was handled - and what lessons can be learned as communities... Read More

Local farmers offered free climate change help

  Farmers and growers surrounding the degraded Waihī Estuary are being urged to seek free support and financial help from local environmental... Read More

Zespri‘s record year: revenue exceeds $4 billion

A record crop, ongoing investment in brand-led demand creation, and the industry’s ability to respond and leverage its scale and structure have... Read More

Cattle ‘bled like a fountain’ after dehorning

A Tauranga man who used no anaesthetic when he cut the horns of three cattle has been prosecuted by SPCA. Russell Williams cut the horns of the cattle... Read More

Fonterra expands seaweed trial

Fonterra is expanding on-farm trials of methane reducing Asparagopsis seaweed, as part of the Fonterra’s commitment to helping solve the methane... Read More

Hot air balloon seen drifting across Aongatete

A hot air balloon has been spotted by a SunLive reader drifting across Aongatete on Saturday morning. "[It was] 9.30ish around Aongatete / Apata,"... Read More

Deer release poses risks

As the hunting season gets underway in earnest, OSPRI and farmers are asking hunters to think again if they are considering illegally releasing and relocating... Read More

Farmer feedback reshaping He Waka Eke Noa options

DairyNZ and Beef + Lamb NZ (B+LNZ) are taking farmer feedback on board and working hard to improve the agricultural emissions pricing options, including... Read More

Police attending firearm incident at Whakamarama

Police are attending an incident at Whakamarama involving a firearm. Police received a report of a firearm being discharged at a Whakamarama Road address... Read More

Global issues impact Farmgate Milk Price

Fonterra is revising its 2021/22 forecast Farmgate Milk Price range from $9.30 - $9.90 per kgMS to $9.10 - $9.50 per kgMS. This reduces the midpoint... Read More

Biosecurity NZ responds to Indonesia Foot & Mouth

Biosecurity New Zealand is closely monitoring reports of a Foot and Mouth disease (FMD) outbreak in Indonesia, says Biosecurity New Zealand Deputy Director-General... Read More