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Government not bold enough on agricultural emission reductions- Māori Climate Commissioner
The government has begun consultation on its plan to have farms charged for agricultural emissions by 2025 as part of the He Waka Eke Noa scheme.
Tātua dairy company director quits after criticising Minister Nanaia Mahuta's moko kauae
"Racist and misogynist" is how online users are describing Ross Townshend, a director of the Tatua dairy company, who has quit over his social media comments about Minister Nanaia Mahuta's moko kau
Reo strategy first for shearing championship
Maori language strategy to help with pronouncing competitors' names and towns correctly in Waimarino Shear championships.
Tears as convoy of trucks deliver donated bales to drought-stricken Hawke's Bay farmers
More than 600 bales have been donated to drought-stricken farmers in the Hawke’s Bay as they struggle through one of the worst droughts the region has seen in decades.
$150,000 for 8000 hectare drought affected farm "inadequate"
This summer’s drought on Tairawhiti is having a huge impact on local farmers and their livestock. So the Government has allocated $150,000 to be shared affected regions which is inadequate according to one Maori farm.
Govt announces plan to make rivers swimmable in five years
The government has released its freshwater plan today with a focus on working with community, iwi, agricultural and local government sectors to create laws and regulations around freswater protection, management and distribution.
Govt initiative to support farmers and farming practices
Three hundred farms will be receiving a helping hand to improve environmental performance and value creation.
No search warrant required to inspect properties for mycoplasma bovis
A civil liberties expert warns there is no guarantee another repeat of the Urewera raid saga could be avoided under the implications of the National Identification and Tracing Amendment Bill. The bill was passed on Thursday and brings the NAIT Act in line with the Search and Surveillance Act 2012 to allow inspectors to search farming properties without a warrant.
Young Farmers finalist working 'smarter not harder'
After only five years in dairy farming, Cheyenne Wilson has been appointed to manage a 600-cow farm in North Canterbury.