Film maker Hunter Williams says his documentary aims to introduce characters from different backgrounds that a rural audience can see a bit of themselves in and relate to.

A young Kiwi, Los Angeles-based, filmmaker has made good use of the lockdown period to help farmers battling with mental health issues.

The Ministry for Primary Industries says, in the space of a week, it’s had over 120 applications for assistance from the special drought recovery fund.

Politicians who advocate that New Zealand should adopt any form of protectionist trade policies have been labelled “stupid” by the chair of the Dairy Companies Association of NZ (DCANZ).

Former Fonterra chairman Sir Henry van der Heyden is predicting “a big shift” in New Zealand agriculture in a post COVID-19 world.

There are a number of small pockets of money allocated to specific rural initiatives in the budget announced by Finance Minister Grant Robertson on Thursday.

A first on-farm clearing sale using a hybrid auction platform delivered a “fantastic result” for Galatea farmers Shaun and Kelly Bicknell.

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