The Hound understands that Mike Petersen’s time as NZ agriculture’s special trade envoy will soon end.
A series of informative open days is due to start shortly on the proposed regional plan change aimed at boosting the health of the Waikato and Waipa rivers.
Feedback from farmers is crucial to DairyNZ, helping it respond to farmers’ needs and fine-tune resources. A case in point is its facial eczema workshop.
Waikato Regional Council, Thames-Coromandel District Council and Forest & Bird have released 400 beetles to combat a weed in New Zealand’s oldest arboretum.
A plan change proposal aimed at restoring and protecting the Waikato and Waipa rivers has been narrowly approved by Waikato Regional Council for public notification.
A groundbreaking plan change proposal aimed at restoring and protecting the Waikato and Waipa rivers has been approved by Waikato Regional Council for public notification.
A committee made up of river iwi governors and Waikato regional councillors has agreed to recommend a proposed plan change for the Waikato and Waipa rivers to the regional council for consideration.
Farmers are being offered extra environmental protection advice through an upgraded version of the hugely popular "farm menus".