NZ FARM NEWS

80 sheep dead after dog attack in Fernhill, rural Hawke’s Bay

More than 100 sheep have been brutally mauled in an overnight dog attack in rural Hastings.Hastings District Council regulatory solutions manager John Payne said the scene was spotted by one of his team near Fernhill on Friday morning."One...

Govt supports King Country farmers to lift water quality

Friday, 29 May 2020, 2:17 pmPress Release: New Zealand Government Hon Damien O’Connor Minister of Agriculture Healthier waterways are front and centre in a new project involving more than 300 King Country sheep, beef and dairy farmers. The Government is investing $844,000 in King Country River Care, a group that helps farmers to lift freshwater

University Community Rises To The Challenge Of Creating Solutions For New Zealand’s Problems

Friday, 29 May 2020, 7:51 amPress Release: University of Auckland COVID-19 disruption, microplastics disposal, pet data management and marine health are just some of the many problems tackled in this year’s Velocity Innovation Challenge competition. Velocity is the University of Auckland’s flagship extra-curricular entrepreneurship programme, led by students with the support of the Business School’s

Plan Released To Restore Fish Stocks And Revitalise New Zealand’s Commercial Fishing Sector

Press Release – Rescue Fish Underwater Reef Sweeping changes proposed to Fisheries policy to benefit future generations and pump much needed cash into the regions Restoring abundance to New Zealands coastal fisheries and stimulating regional economies are two objectives …Underwater Reef Sweeping changes proposed to Fisheries policy to benefit future generations and pump much needed