Farmers are questioning why the Government’s first ‘Wellbeing budget’ has left a critical gap in its commitment to conservation.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 26 September 2018 14:55

Farmers step in to help protect kiwi

It's an early winter morning, dark and chilly, but Northland dairy farmer Jane Hutchings couldn’t be happier.  

Published in Management
Wednesday, 27 January 2016 16:55

Farmers spend $8m to lift lake health

West Coast farmers have spent at least $8 million on conservation efforts to improve the water quality of Lake Brunner.

Published in General News
Friday, 04 December 2015 10:33

Oasis in dairy paddocks

A new study is showing dairy and conservation sites can co-exist, and its findings are contributing to an ongoing project restoring natural biodiversity into a dairy farming environment.

Published in General News
Thursday, 16 April 2015 09:44

Little to lose by retiring land

Retiring land as a wetland or conservation area returns more than it costs, according to Hikurangi dairy farmer Steve Brown.

Published in Management
 

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