Submissions are sought on a local bill designed to enable the construction of the proposed Waimea dam, near Nelson.
It was a black day for Canterbury-based Happy Cow Milk when in May the company lauded for its “ethical” dairying approach and favoured by some of the trendiest baristas in Christchurch went into liquidation.
A recent United States court case which found Roundup caused cancer has prompted Kiwi honey producers to test their honey to make sure it has no traces of chemicals.
Minister for the Environment David Parker says environmental rules around farming are not tough enough because the majority of farmers are compliant but the problems are still not under control.
Chinese officials have been candid in public meetings about the risk of a protracted trade war, Forestry Minister Shane Jones said.
Alliance Group has begun processing at its new $15.9m venison plant at Lorneville, Southland.
OPINION: I have never been to New Zealand. But what happens in the ports of your country is deeply affecting me and my people. As a refugee, living on the other side of the world, I am disturbed by the role that a country, so far away, can play in the conflict that has made my life so complicated.
The sentencing of a pet food company owner whose employee was caught mistreating calves will send a message to others that animal abuse will not be tolerated, animal welfare group Farmwatch says.
The owner of a pet-food company at the centre of an animal abuse storm has been sentenced to six months’ community detention between 9pm and 6am, 180 hours of community work, and a fine of $90,000.
Thirty-eight lambs in nine years. Fatty might be the most fecund sheep in New Zealand. And that’s saying something.