The Hound was intrigued to read an article recently, on the Newsroom website, that shows that Education Minister Chris ‘Chippy’…
Drought has cost Northland dearly in recent years, but a new study shows more than 90,000ha of it could potentially be irrigated offering greater protection from dry weather and contributing millions to the local economy.
Investment in dairy farm effluent systems and stock exclusion have shown good results in Northland and are a good news story, says the Northland Regional Council.
The Northland Regional Council plans to progressively implement a national policy on freshwater management over the next decade.
Two Northland farmers who dug through a stopbank during Northland’s biggest floods in July 2014 have been fined a combined $112,000, with one farmer copping most of the penalty.