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Barry Soper: Winston Peters drove a hard bargain

There must be something in the Auckland electorate of Mt Albert's water.They've had the first elected woman Prime Minister in Helen Clark, they had a nice bloke in the role of Labour leader David Shearer, who never really got the...

Fedrated Farmers: Is our freshwater fishery really in crisis?

Last year Fish & Game sought and received approval from the Department of Conservation (DoC) to place a winter fishing ban on all North Canterbury rivers below State Highway 1.At the time, Fish & Game claimed the North Canterbury...

Quiz night raises $3738 for BOP Rural Support Trust Charity

Rotorua farm consultancy business, Perrin Ag Consultants hosted a charity quiz night to fundraise $3738 for Bay of Plenty Rural Support Trust.Seventeen teams of farmers and rural professionals battled it out for "The Smartest Team...

Listen: Rural real estate update with Peter Newbold

What could Winston Peters' choice of government mean for the rural real estate market? PGG Wrightson Real Estate's General Manager Peter Newbold spoke to The Country 's Jamie Mackay about the potential ramifications Mr Peters'...

Awards for dairy industry on offer

The 2018 New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards get underway tomorrow, when entries in the Share Farmer of the Year, Dairy Manager of the Year and Dairy Trainee of the Year categories will be accepted online at dairyindustryawards.co.nz...

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