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Manawatu Gorge fate: Ashhurst will be bypassed

Transport Minister Simon Bridges has announced the township of Ashhurst will be miss out on any new route to replace the closed Manawatu Gorge. Speaking to media at the Te Apiti Wind Farm on Saddle Road this morning, Bridges said...

Farming groups claim conflict of interest over Waikato Regional Council healthy rivers plan

The Waikato Regional Council's chief executive never flagged he was related to a Fonterra staffer involved in submitting on a controversial plan change to make the region's rivers healthier.Farming groups say the relationship was...

Flooding effects visible from space

A remarkable image of New Zealand's South Island taken by Cawthorn org, shows the effects of the Taieri Plain flooding from space. Brown sediment run-off in the ocean is visible along the coastline.It was caused by slips and flooding...

Listen: Jim Hopkins - is that bacon really from New Zealand?

Imported pork can be called a product of New Zealand if it is made into sausages, bacon and ham once it reaches our shores.Jim Hopkins spoke to The Country 's Jamie Mackay today about how much of New Zealand's pork products are...

Winemaker says Norton open about Invivo partnership

Invivo Wine co-founder Tim Lightbourne says controversy in the British media about whether shareholder Graham Norton breached BBC guidelines is nothing to do with the company.Although Norton has been open about his investment in...

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