Monday, 06 August 2018 09:21

Fieldays doesn’t get it on safety

Carrying people to inaccessible parts of a property has always been a challenge, but it must be done safely and by the rules.

Published in Machinery & Products
Thursday, 19 July 2018 12:42

Cordless handpiece proves popular

Two new products added to the hum on the Rurtec stand at Fieldays last month.

Published in Machinery & Products
Thursday, 19 July 2018 12:27

Biosecurity to boot

The Jacson Cube, a portable all-in-one boot cleaning and disinfecting system that folds to go into a ute or car boot, alows rural professionals to arrive and depart farms without raising disease risk levels. 

Published in Machinery & Products
Thursday, 19 July 2018 12:21

Baby Ram no toddler!

The Ram 2500 and 3500 utes have a name for big load-carrying and towing capability but come with a hefty price tag. 

Published in Motoring
Monday, 09 July 2018 10:25

Farmall shines light on fire safety

Spotted at Fieldays, and following a theme first seen in the New Holland ‘police’ tractor, Case IH New Zealand has unveiled a special edition ‘fire’ tractor as part of a partnership with Fire and Emergency NZ. 

Published in Machinery & Products
Friday, 06 July 2018 11:55

SIP a VIP at Mystery Creek

Flying the flag at Fieldays via its New Zealand distributor Webbline and export sales manager Sebastjan Bogataj, the machinery manufacturer SIP — the largest in Slovenia — was a relatively unknown name, but it showed a wide range of products.

Published in Machinery & Products
Friday, 06 July 2018 08:55

She’s a truck; not a ute!

Prominently displayed at the Mercedes Benz site at Fieldays was a vehicle that gives merit to the saying ‘there’s plenty of life in the old dog yet’.

Published in Motoring
Friday, 06 July 2018 07:55

Canny Scot knows how to tow

It's apparent that New Zealand farmers and contractors accept the benefits of high-spec, tractor-drawn tipping trailers: a wide range of brands were on display at Fieldays.

Published in Machinery & Products
Thursday, 05 July 2018 08:55

Time for fresh thinking on Fieldays

OPINION: The Winter Solstice has passed, the nights are drawing out and National Fieldays has been and gone – hooray to all three.

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 04 July 2018 08:55

Nats call for practical policies

National Party leader Simon Bridges says the biggest challenges farmers face are the environment and their right to farm.

Published in General News
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