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Former fencing winner Stephen Hooper now wired as a judge

Stephen Hooper - with various partners - has been the top competitive fencer at the Waverley A & P Show six times.He's also organised the competition for 30 years, sometimes virtually on his own.He was recognised by winning the...

Land use options in South Island open up

Farmer and investor interest in land on both Canterbury Plains and hill country is shifting beyond traditional pastoral uses as new water schemes start to be commissioned, and farmers look to diversify on their traditional pastoral...

Listen: When meat isn't meat - the rise of alternative proteins

Alternative proteins are on the verge of becoming mainstream and 'stealing' growth from traditional meat products as they play a growing role in meeting consumer needs and preferences, according to a recently-released Rabobank report....

The Country - GDT edition

Today The Country takes a look at the GlobalDairyTrade auction which fell for the fourth time in a row last night.On with the show: Jacinda Ardern: The Prime Minister on whether she's satisfied with CPTPP progress, when...

Listen: Dr Tim Mackle on dairy sector's new strategic vision

The dairy sector has launched its new strategy, Dairy Tomorrow - a joint initiative involving DairyNZ, Federated Farmers, DCANZ, and the Dairy Women's Network.DairyNZ CEO Dr Tim Mackle spoke to The Country 's Andy Thompson to explain...

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