News

Winemaker happy with syrah looking good

Hawke's Bay is renowned for its award-winning wines and fresh fruit. Both are sought after nationally and internationally. Linda Hall has "adopted" an apple tree and a section of grapevines and will be following them through the seasons...

Pig pen razed eight years after Mike King taken there by animal rights activists

A piggery near Levin has been burned down, nearly eight years after comedian Mike King was taken there by animal rights activists.The empty building, on Kuku Beach Rd, Ohau, in the lower North Island's Horowhenua district, was razed...

Intensive farming consents scrutinised

Two days in the Environment Court last week could set some national precedents in the way intensive farming is regulated to protect the environment.The hearing happened because environment watchdogs Fish & Game and the Environmental...

Roadshows put focus on bobby calves rules

New regulations for transportation of bobby calves come into effect this year and a Federated Farmers-led Taranaki group is out to shed some light on the new rules.The Taranaki Bobby Calf Action Group has organised 10 roadshows...

Fine Bay sea air - for sailing and wine making

For Clearview Estate owners and founders Tim Turvey and Helma van den Berg the nearby sea gave them plenty to talk about when they hosted a group of nautical visitors on Thursday.The Te Awanga coastal spread is home to the vines...

Locations