The Hound, like everyone else in New Zealand, was shocked and stunned by the senseless shootings in Christchurch last month.
Water tests on Tatuanui farmer Johan Van Ras’ farm confirmed his worst fears: quality wasn’t up to scratch.
Rural folks wringing their hands about tank water levels will welcome a device from Davey Water Products.
Local Government Minister Nanaia Mahuta outlines the Government’s moves to ensure safe drinking water and to reduce environmental damage from poorly treated wastewater.
OPINION: It’s time for all hands to the pump because improvement in rural landscapes and municipal areas is worth chasing together.
Irrigators in the Manuherikia Valley, near Alexandra, hope they have managed to steer the Otago Regional Council away from setting an arbitrary allocation limit on the river that they believe would “devastate” the valley.
Dairy farmers are pleased that Land, Air, Water Aotearoa (LAWA) results show improved water quality across the country.