PM Chris Luxon with Power Farming chair Geoff Maber at the opening of the company’s new facility at Pokeno late last month.

Morrinsville based Power Farming Group has launched a flagship New Zealand facility in partnership with global construction manufacturer JCB Construction.

TRS Tyre and Wheel Limited managing director Nigel Sherborne.

Made in New Zealand looks at the wealth of design and manufacturing ability we have in New Zealand, creating productive and cost-effective products for the agricultural sector. This week machinery editor Mark Daniel takes a closer look at TRS Tyre and Wheel Limited with managing director Nigel Sherborne…

It is understood a new distributor has recently been appointed, who will initially focus on the Landini brand.

After 12 years of representing the Landini and McCormick brands in New Zealand, Bay of Plenty-based AGTEK and the brands’ manufacturer have mutually decided to wind up their long-standing agreement.

John Deere says its S Series combines have been redesigned and optimised with innovative technologies.

John Deere says its S Series combines have been redesigned and optimised with innovative technologies to build on their proven performance in Australian and New Zealand conditions.

The theme for this year's Wheat and Wheels Rally is 100 Years of Farmall Tractors.

Returning after an enforced break, the Wheat and Wheels Rally will take place on the Lauriston -Barhill Road, North-East of Ashburton on 6-7th April.

John Deere has unveiled its most powerful tractor ever, with the launch of the all new 9RX Series Tractor line-up.

John Deere has unveiled its most powerful tractor ever, with the launch of the all new 9RX Series Tractor line-up – including three new high-horsepower four-track models.

Case IH’s biggest tractor – the Steiger 715 Quadtrac – is about to be introduced into both NZ and Australia.

In the biggest announcement that Case IH Australia/New Zealand has made around its tractor range, its biggest tractor is about to be introduced into both markets.

From June, Norwood will take over all import and wholesale activities for the Landini brand in NZ.

Norwood and ARGO Tractors, the Italian manufacturer of Landini and McCormick tractors, have announced an agreement that gives Norwood exclusive distribution rights for the New Zealand market.

The Stoneless offers the flexibility to allow users to collect stones between other jobs.

Usually a task given to higher horsepower tractors, stone picking looks like its moved down the horsepower charts, to anyone with an ATV or UTV, with the Stoneless trailed stone collector.

While the main use of Handypiece is sheep shearing, it is also finding favour with other operators.

Handypiece is a fully portable shearing handpiece being used by thousands of farmers and ag workers, in diverse roles across the globe. 

John Deere’s X-Series Combine Harvesters combines with Redekop’s Seed Control Unit (SCU) to destroy harvestable weed seeds in a single pass.

John Deere's X-Series Combine Harvesters can now be complemented by the advanced weed control capability of Redekop’s Seed Control Unit (SCU) which destroys harvestable weed seeds in a single pass.

Norwood has signed an exclusive New Zealand distribution agreement with the Burel Group for the SKY Agriculture brand.

Weed wiping has taken many formats over the last 50 years or more, with some systems achieving much better results than others.

Vaderstad's high speed precision planter Tempo is to get two key updates for 2024, with the addition of new electronics to optimise accuracy, alongside the introduction of a liquid fertiliser system.

The 2025 New Holland T9 SmartTrax with PLM Intelligence includes advanced oscillating roller wheels and vibration dampening suspension mounts to elevate ride quality and prevent uneven wear during field-to-field transportation.

The next time your partner moans about your work keeping you away from home, point them towards a German native, currently working in New Zealand, who is a well-known member of many airline and hotel loyalty schemes.

Norwood has signed an exclusive New Zealand distribution agreement with the Burel Group for the SKY Agriculture brand.

If you got a French dictionary, a striped Breton jersey or a beret for Christmas, it’s time to pack them away for a couple of years, as the giant French machinery Show SIMA has been called off for November 2024.

Much of the rural industry is made up of an army of characters who tend to be “good buggers” or rogues, while a small number might fall into the “you need to count your fingers after a handshake” category.

John Deere's X-Series Combine Harvesters can now be complemented by the advanced weed control capability of Redekop’s Seed Control Unit (SCU) which destroys harvestable weed seeds in a single pass.

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