Displaying items by tag: Northland

Thursday, 16 April 2020 09:35

Drought biting Northland

The drought is biting pretty hard in Northland now, says project manager Extension 350 (E350) Luke Beehre.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 17 March 2020 10:06

$12 million drought assistance

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has got into the act over the drought by announcing a major new relief package in Northland.

Published in General News
Thursday, 27 February 2020 12:59

Dry Dargaville ready to shine

The biggest issue facing organisers of next month’s Northland Field Days is water, says vice president Basil Cole.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 04 February 2020 09:31

Northland farmers look to skies for assistance

Northland farmer Scott Taylor says rain is urgently needed in parts of Northland to snap the long run of hot and dry days.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 04 February 2020 09:22

Dwindling water levels a cause for concern

Water is the central and sole focus of this year’s dry so far, says Julie Jonker of Northland Rural Support Trust.

Published in General News
Friday, 31 January 2020 11:22

$12.7m to help ease Northland’s water woes

The Government is giving $12.7 million to make Northland more resilient in the face of extreme weather.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 21 January 2020 11:55

Big dry handicaps irrigators

Some Northland dairy farmers have been asked to stop irrigating because of the low river levels.

Published in General News
Thursday, 05 December 2019 08:55

Drought research looks at impacts

A Northland Regional Council scientist and her manager are investigating the differences between – and local implications of – two drought types in Northland.

Published in General News
Thursday, 07 September 2017 12:55

Irrigation could pump millions into Northland - study

A newly released study suggests major irrigation projects in Kaipara and the mid-north of Northland could create hundreds of jobs and boost the regional economy by tens of millions annually.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 15 February 2017 10:55

Northland farmers upbeat despite drought

Northland dairy farmers are still “amazingly upbeat” despite the drought declaration, says Northland Rural Support Trust secretary/coordinator Julie Jonkers.

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