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The National Party has taken a swipe at the Minister of Agriculture for not consulting properly before axeing several large irrigation schemes.
A French Canadian woman has stopped buying New Zealand lamb for her restaurant.
A government move to cut back on irrigation has been called a kick in the teeth by a South Island water company fighting drought in an arid region.
Officials delayed releasing a report which was critical of them, making it harder to fight crippling cattle disease mycoplasma bovis, the Minister of Agriculture and Biosecurity says.
The rock lobster industry is bracing itself for huge cuts to its crayfish catch in the Hauraki Gulf and Bay of Plenty.
A team of mainly Wellington scientists want a partial ban on the use of the herbicide Glyphosate.
International scientists, led by New Zealanders, have identified the genetic makeup of over 500 species of bacteria found in the gut of cattle and sheep.
Electricity retailers insist they are not standing in the way of greater use of electric vehicles (EVs), despite damning criticism in a recent report.
Major electricity retailers have been scolded in a new report which accuses them of impeding widespread use of electric vehicles.
Frackers in the United States are increasing their power over the global oil industry, according to a new report.
Harsh weather has hit New Zealand's largest farmer, Landcorp, in the balance sheet.
New Zealand's two big fertiliser companies say they are unlikely to buy a controversial cargo of phosphate which was seized in South Africa but will now go back on the market.
The Ministry for Primary Industries looks set to face a $100 million bill for the crippling cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis.
The Ministry for Primary Industries admits measures taken to stop the spread of Myrtle Rust from Taranaki have failed, and so the rules are being lifted.
The first survey of its kind for eight years shows fewer people supporting the farming sector, though it still wins approval from a majority of both urban and rural people in many sectors.
KiwiRail is begining work on the much-delayed Napier to Wairoa rail reinstatement today.
The sharp rise in discoveries of a notorious pest in imported cars cannot be explained, according to the Ministry of Primary Industries.
A high stakes court battle is looming over a $13,000 compensation bill that one of New Zealand's big four energy companies says is fundamentally unfair.
One of several legal attempts to block a new coal mining venture on the West Coast has failed, but campaigners say the fight to stop the mine is far from finished.
Genesis Energy has pledged to stop using coal to generate electricity except in exceptional circumstances by 2025.
Contact Energy says it is selling its electricity at a cheap price to the Tiwai Point aluminium smelter partly to help it stay in business.
Dry weather has hit Contact Energy in the balance sheet.
A Māori trust and a Japanese corporation will investigate commercial hydrogen production.
There have been more claims of bureaucratic challenges from people having to care for their disabled offspring long after they have reached adulthood.
Rotting food has been fingered for its huge role in causing climate change.