Thursday, 13 October 2016 11:01

When it comes time to hang up the gumboots

With the average age of New Zealand farmers pushing 60, and land values on a steady increase, it’s no surprise succession planning is currently top-of-mind for the agricultural industry.

Published in General News
Thursday, 31 March 2016 09:55

Protecting peat land pays in many ways

Peat soil are a fragile and important part of our lowland ecosystems that regulate water flows and quality.

Published in General News

Leasing support land can work very well, however it commonly involves a big investment of time and money.

Published in Agribusiness
Wednesday, 04 November 2015 15:52

A return to the land?

Deceased farming family members could be buried on privately owned farm land in the near future, if the Government implements recommendations made by the Law Commission.

Published in General News
Thursday, 04 April 2013 09:57

$8b potential in Maori land

A new report commissioned by the Ministry for Primary Industries has shown the potential held in over one million hectares of Maori freehold land, says Minister for Primary Industries Nathan Guy.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 20 November 2012 13:22

Fonterra helps Maori land productivity

Fonterra, Zespri and Massey University are among those who have joined forces with the Federation of Māori Authorities and the Māori Trustee to focus on increasing the productivity of Māori-owned farm land.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 20 November 2012 13:19

Big players to help Maori land productivity

Fonterra, Zespri and Massey University are among those who have joined forces with the Federation of Māori Authorities and the Māori Trustee to focus on increasing the productivity of Māori-owned farm land.

Published in General News
Monday, 19 November 2012 09:19

One Plan ‘a dog’

Farmers are aghast an independent analysis commissioned by the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI), for a Land & Water Forum (LawF) working group, has revealed the shocking impact of the Horizons One Plan upon agriculture.

Published in General News
Friday, 16 November 2012 13:27

Forum report ‘weakened’

IrrigationNZ says last minute changes to the Land and Water Forum's Third Report, 'Managing Within Limits', have weakened its integrity.

Published in General News
Friday, 16 November 2012 13:24

Forum report ‘weakened’

IrrigationNZ says last minute changes to the Land and Water Forum's Third Report, 'Managing Within Limits', have weakened its integrity.

Published in General News
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