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Roll up, roll up: Budget 2017 delivers cash for workers

Workers are the winners in the Government's election year Budget which delivers more cash in the hand to almost everyone - including $2 billion worth of tax cuts and boosts to Working for Families.The centrepiece of the Budget was...

Budget 2017 live updates: Workers the winners, tax cuts

Workers are the winners in the Government's election year Budget which delivers more cash in the hand to almost everyone, including $2 billion worth of tax cuts and boosts to Working for Families.The centrepiece of the Budget was...

Chatham Island cattle go to market

Bulls comprised most of the cattle yarding at yesterday's Stortford Lodge store sale and most of them sold on a solid market.Good R2 steers continued to sell to strong demand.Much of the yarding of more than 400 head came from...

Fuel price hikes soften gains

Strengthening export dairy prices have underpinned an annual 4.1 per cent gain in producer output prices, which were softened by increased imported fuel prices.Fonterra's last global dairy trade auction for the current season posted...

Listen: Only in Australia - Eagle vs Drone

Nature had a go at technology recently when a Wedge-tailed eagle decided to attack and badly damage a drone flying over farm machinery in Western Australia. The Country 's Australian correspondent Chris Russell talked to Jamie Mackay...

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