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Vicki Wilson stars in American equestrian spectacular

Accomplished horserider Vicki Wilson will have just three hours to tame a horse that has run untouched for three years before putting it through its paces at a equestrian spectacular in America.Whangarei's Ms Wilson is one of four...

Grants for women in farming

A project aimed at growing the capability of women in the primary sector has been granted close to $300,000 in the latest Sustainable Farming Fund round, with Northland set to benefit.The Agri-Women's Development Trust (AWDT) has...

All water supplies could be chlorinated in Queenstown

A warning from health authorities has prompted a $500,000 plan to chlorinate all drinking water in the Queenstown Lakes area.But Lake Hawea residents say they are ready to fight for what they say is their right to unchlorinated...

Listen: Dr Tim Mackle - emissions report needs closer investigation

DairyNZ CEO Dr Tim Mackle caught up with The Country Early Edition 's Dom George this morning for an overview of all things dairy. Dr Mackle is keen to elaborate on his comments about the recent New Zealand Greenhouse Gas emissions...

MPI considering if investigation needed after images of slain pig shock animal advocates

An animal advocate group has expressed shock at the age of a pig which was stabbed to death in the Napier City Council-owned pound in 2015. The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is considering investigating the pig's death...

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