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Farm vehicles have been involved in 82 deaths since 2013.
It’s hoped the new strain will kill at least 40 per cent of the rabbit population.
On the surface it looked to reflect strong demand from some buyers for immediate delivery.
A Queensland farmer says the death of six cattle found lying in a row highlights danger of storms to livestock.
Kiwi ingenuity is keeping the Golden Bay farmers afloat.
The region's State Highway 60 is currently only open to escorted convoys.
Mycoplasma bovis can have serious effects on cattle.
Some growers are "losing $100,000" per week.
The company's second nutritional powder factory in NZ will meet the growing demand for infant formula.
The government is ramping up efforts to eradicate an infection plaguing cattle and is urging for concerned farmers to contact them.
But the important whole milk powder price was up 0.3 per cent.
The trust is generating $100,000 annually, targeting the active ingredient in manuka.
It's been a testing season for local farmers but there was still plenty of spending at the biannual event.
Lamb buyers have turned out in record numbers this year.
Discussion has started about how the 180,000 hectare reserve could be used for future generations, with its lease up in two years.
Around 11,000 herds will be tested around the country, starting today.
Farmers are now looking to the sky for relief from weeds that cost them dearly.
Those two regions join parts of the lower North Island which were declared to be in drought just before Christmas.
Mr Shirtcliffe said he had no idea how far this was going to go, with the letter shared all around the world.
It came after the news six young farmers had lost their lives recently.
Mycoplasma Bovis has been found in a total of 12 farms around the country.
Manuka honey will be tested for chemical and DNA markers to ensure its trade reputation.
Forest and Bird says more needs to be done if we're to save native fish numbers.
Many growers are concerned the new government’s tougher stance on immigration could cause problems.
Another 3,200 hectares of farm has been consented.
It's been described as the worst wool season in 50 years.
A ridge of high pressure over much of NZ during the second half of November caused near-record or record dryness.
Federated Farmers say early decisions need to be made by those who work the land.
They're relatively unknown in China but it's still expected to be a significant market.
The event is the largest community event in New Zealand.
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The accident happened in the Bay of Islands when a large wave hit the boat.
The near miss took place on the Gibbston Highway near Queenstown yesterday, and Snap Rentals says they are following it up.
Eighty-nine people have already lost their lives on New Zealand roads in 2018.
Higher fences, trespass notices and even a speed restriction for trains have been put in place but they don't work, Kiwirail chief executive Peter Reidy says.
Police say Zion Tuoro, 17, ran off on foot after abandoning the car and was subsequently caught.
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