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OPINION: When Covid-19 first arrived in New Zealand, PM Jacinda Ardern made great play of the fact that it would be the primary sector - and that means rural NZ - would be the saviour of the economy.
The Covid-19 vaccine roll-out did not suit rural people, according to the chair of Rural GP Network Dr Fiona Bolden.
A Covid outbreak on a supplier farm will not stop Fonterra from collecting milk, says chief executive Miles Hurrell.
Farmer co-operative LIC is reporting a busy breeding season despite Covid-19 restrictions all over the country.
NZ sheep and beef farmers will likely face different risks to their businesses in the coming years due to the Covid pandemic.
Get vaccinated - that's the message from the National Secretary of the Meat Workers Union to his members.
With the 90% double vaccinated target for all district health boards (DHBs) not expected to be met until mid-January, at current vaccination rates, pressure mounts with the continuing cancellations of A&P shows and field days.
Meat companies support Government plans for a clear and simplified risk assessment process to make Covid-19 vaccinations mandatory at their plants.