Displaying items by tag: climate change

Friday, 05 April 2019 09:36

Focus on farming at climate change conference

The Tasman fires of 2019 and 2018’s Cyclone Gita are a taste of what could be coming as our climate changes, claims a Victoria University scientist.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 03 April 2019 09:49

Win for farming sector in PCE report

A significant win for agriculture and science-based theory on climate change is how the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment’s (PCE) latest report is being described.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 22 January 2019 07:39

Farmers financially prepared for setbacks

Farmers are well-placed to survive any potential financial uncertainty from major setbacks such as global warming, a new Lincoln University research has found.

Published in General News
Saturday, 05 January 2019 08:55

French look to work with NZ

A French research organisation studying the effects of climate change on viticulture, is hoping to partner up with New Zealand grape growers, through a collaboration with the NZWRC.

Published in General News
Friday, 04 January 2019 08:55

Changes coming for water regs

Local Government Minister Nanaia Mahuta outlines the Government’s moves to ensure safe drinking water and to reduce environmental damage from poorly treated wastewater.

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 05 December 2018 13:34

It’s World Soil Day!

New Zealand scientists are taking a leading role in the global effort to preserve and improve soil health. 

Published in General News
Tuesday, 27 November 2018 12:41

Farm advisors helping improve water quality

Fonterra's director of sustainability Carolyn Mortland says she is very heartened by the work farmers are putting into the environment.

Published in General News
Monday, 12 November 2018 16:23

Protecting grapes from sunburn

How can you protect grapes from inevitable UV damage in summer?

Published in General News
Wednesday, 07 November 2018 15:42

Dealing with climate change

New Zealand is heading towards much warmer summers by the end of the century, along with more extremes in terms of heatwaves and short deluges.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 07 November 2018 15:38

Climate change and our wine regions

Climate change was a topic that came up time and again during the Bragato Conference. New Zealand Winegrowers and NIWA have begun researching what impact it will have on our wine regions.

Published in General News

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