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Posts Tagged ‘ farmers ’

New Zealand more united than divided: Robertson

Sep 19th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

The Labour party is saying that New Zealand does not have a rural/urban divide. Labour’s Finance spokesperson Grant Robertson says New Zealand is more united than divided, despite an angry a protest at a farmers rally in Morrinsville yesterday. He says in his experience, New Zealanders agree on a need for urgency around social issues.



Wellington shoppers leave gift buying until last minute

Dec 17th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Wellingtonians leave shopping to the last minute with many stores only just experiencing a Christmas rush.



Dairy cow numbers up almost a quarter in past five years

May 28th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Stats NZ figures attest to the rise and rise of dairy farming in New Zealand.



Accidents on farm trending down

Oct 30th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

RURAL ACCIDENTS are decreasing, despite one death and one near-fatal accident on Wairarapa farms recently. Local Federated Farmers president Jamie Falloon says farm accidents have decreased over the past five years as people have become more educated.



Lyall Bay warned to be on arson alert with bins

Aug 27th, 2012 | By | Category: Lead Story, News

Two fires started along Lyall Bay Parade early on Sunday morning are the latest in occasional spates of arson in recent years.

Locals have been told to keep rubbish bins away from buildings to minimise risk. LAURA MACDONALD reports.



Locals find out what farmers get up to

May 22nd, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Young Country magazine roadshow down to grand final.



Rimutaka Hill Road open with black ice warning

Aug 18th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Cars may be moving, but stock still worries Wairarapa farmers.



Chathams women take hard line with men over prostate cancer

Sep 29th, 2009 | By | Category: Featured Article, News

NewsWire journalist CARL SUURMOND went to the Chathams with the Prostate Cancer Foundation last weekend. Here’s his report on how the island’s 150+ men were targeted.