The Hound understands that Mike Petersen’s time as NZ agriculture’s special trade envoy will soon end.
Kiwifruit is heading towards being a major force in the New Zealand economy, a Waikato University report predicts.
Waikato landowners are being warned to understand their requirements under the Healthy Rivers/Wai Ora: Proposed Waikato Regional Plan Change 1.
Waikato region residents are being urged to exercise caution on the roads, be aware of the potential for flooding hazards and move stock to higher ground where necessary.
A proposal for a National School of Rural Health (NSRH) by the universities of Auckland and Otago is too little, too late: training of rural doctors needs a totally new approach.
GP shortages in rural areas are a huge, escalating problem and bold solutions are needed, says Dr Nigel Murray, Waikato District Health Board (DHB) chief executive.
Cow Central's (Hamilton) Waikato Museum is looking to tell a broader story about the white stuff via its Milk Matters exhibition which opened recently.
Northland and some upper regions of Waikato are highest on the radar for concern about summer dry, says Andrew Reid, DairyNZ’s general manager, extension.