The Hound was intrigued to read an article recently, on the Newsroom website, that shows that Education Minister Chris ‘Chippy’…
Auckland's incoming deputy-mayor Bill Cashmore is ruling out turning over productive rural land for housing projects.
Representing a rural area on Auckland's 'super city' council can be "mind boggling" at times, says Auckland councillor Penny Webster.
Farmer and Auckland councillor Bill Cashmore says he will be all over the Unitary Plan "like a hawk" when recommendations come out today from the independent hearings panel.
It's a simple equation: If Auckland spreads its housing into our fruit and vegetable production land - we all pay more for food.
Auckland doesn't just have cafes, motorways and poorly performing rugby and league teams, the region also has the biggest rural area in New Zealand.
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) says it hopes to complete the Queensland fruit fly eradication programme in Auckland within the next few months.
Entries have opened for the 2016 Auckland Ballance Farm Environment Awards and organisers are optimistic for the region’s first year in competition.
The Hound reckons the Jafas from Auckland simply don’t help themselves with their rural cousins. Apparently, the latest fad emerging in the swankier Auckland suburbs is having a pet lamb and prancing it around in nappies.