Readying nesting boxes for rifleman

  In the lead up to the titipounamu/rifleman’s nesting season, it’s not uncommon to find Barry Pethybridge in the Aongatete forest... Read More

Police ask for help to find Phillip Wadsworth

Police are seeking the public’s help in finding Phillip Wadsworth of Matamata, aged 52, who has been reported missing from Taupo. He was last... Read More

Kiwifruit growers dig deep for food banks

Kiwifruit growers across the eastern and western Bay of Plenty are digging deep to help support local food banks. “There is unprecedented demand... Read More

Partnership agreement to find long-term solution

Rotorua Lakes Council, CNI Iwi Holdings and Te Arawa Lakes Trust have agreed to work together towards a new long-term solution for discharge of wai tatari... Read More

$5.44m support for 116 conservation projects

  Bay of Plenty’s Bay Conservation Alliance and Coromandel’s Predator Free Hauraki Coromandel Community Trust are just two of the community... Read More

Student Quad Bike Invention A Winner

An invention that could save lives has taken the top spot at the NIWA Waikato Science and Technology Fair. Lachlan Coleman, a student at St. Paul's... Read More

New home for natives at Wharere Canal

An inconspicuous bit of land near Pongakawa in the Bay of Plenty has been transformed after hands big and small joined together to give natives a new... Read More

BOP dairy cow scoops five Brown Swiss awards

A Bay of Plenty dairy cow has followed in her grandmother’s footsteps and claimed a coveted milk production title. Thurvalley BK Bree VG86 produced... Read More

Kawerau projects to receive $5.5million from PGF

  Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters has announced $5.5 million in funding from the Provincial Growth Fund – PGF - for two Kawerau projects... Read More

Continued growth for the mighty avocado industry

  The New Zealand avocado industry has finalised the 2019-20 season results.   The 2019-20 avocado season saw avocado export volumes up... Read More

Partnering to transform NZ‘s agritech industry

An industry plan to transform and grow New Zealand’s agritech sector has been launched by Economic Development Minister Phil Twyford and Agriculture... Read More

Govt to spend $20m on catchment restoration

A $20 million injection into catchment groups across the country will deliver hundreds of jobs, training opportunities, and help clean up waterways,... Read More

Kiwi chefs bring their dishes to Fieldays Online

The New Zealand food story will be on full display for visitors to Fieldays Online with a delicious line up of recipes from some of the country’s... Read More

PM and Prince of Wales open Fieldays Online

The first ever digital Fieldays has been today opened by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern Prime Minister of New Zealand, followed by an address by The Prince... Read More

Space Cow wins Fieldays No. 8 wire art award

  Artist Asaki Kajima has won the $5000 Fieldays No.8 Wire National Art Award for 2020 with a Dali-inspired sculptural artwork entitled ‘Space... Read More