An embryonic water quality project is about to take off, thanks to $1.8million of government funding, announced last night.
With this week’s announcement that the Fonterra Stirling plant would be converting to biomass energy, South Otago looks to be leading the way in showing a multimillion-dollar commitment to...
For more than 20 years, drastically low crossbred wool prices have dropped the wool industry on the carpet. Wools of New Zealand (WNZ) is helping to change that. Now it is making carpet.
Motorhomes and horse trucks are being forced off the road under rule changes by the NZ Transport Agency
Research into new uses for NZ's strong wool has led to the development of wool particles, powders and pigments having export potential for uses in cosmetics, printing, luxury goods and personal care.
Two New Zealand wool companies appear set to merge to create a fully integrated supply chain business.
Greenstreet residents, between the north and south branches of the Ashburton River, are feeling exposed and vulnerable to another flooding event.
The Hinds community will be the primary funder of the Hekeao/Hinds Water Enhancement Trust’s managed aquifer recharge (MAR) project over the next three years.
The public will find out the preliminary results of the hotly debated Manuherikia River minimum flows consultation this week.
Without identified protected natural areas, farmers and others risk being caught out and facing hefty fines. But as councils start to map significant natural areas (SNAs) in their districts many accuse them of overstepping their mark.
Four emergency vehicles from the Queenstown Lakes District are being shipped more than 2000km to Fiji as the country deals with spiralling Covid-19 cases.
How to cook easy, tasty meals was demonstrated at one of the stalls during a Feel Good Field Day on Sunday.
A shortage of wet weather gear has been caused by a perfect storm of a lack of factory staff and increased demand from extreme weather, manufacturers say.
A farmer in the Canterbury high country still cleaning up after last month's flood is worried the bridge which connects them to the rest of the world could be washed away.
United States citizens and companies are buying up New Zealand land for farming, forestry and wine-making, an RNZ analysis by Farah Hancock reveals.