Silberhorn, a company endorsed by Sir Bob Charles, used a carob filler instead of the stated amount of deer velvet in 11 million capsules.
Primary sector goods have boosted the economy for the fourth year in a row.
The days of dairy conversions in Manawatū may be numbered as the Government declares war on dirty water.
Health officials are urging people involved in the lambing and calving seasons to take extra care over the next couple of months.
Farmers will have two more weeks to make a submission about the Government’s proposed freshwater rules.
Failure to protect Christchurch drinking water from nitrates labelled “environmental vandalism”.
MP for Waitaki says the six-week consultation time frame for proposed new freshwater rules was ‘blatantly unfair’.
Good bedrock has been found at the multi-million Waimea dam build in the Lee Valley.
Hundreds of farmers turn out for a meeting in Winton on the Government’s freshwater proposal.
The ship due to take cattle to China has an unhappy record.