Comprehensive twice-daily coverage of rural events and people, including farming, horticulture, forestry, aquaculture, trade, research and rural politics.
Daily at 6:25am and 12:35pm
with Alexa Cook
Farmers as well as city dwellers are being warned of cold stormy weather coming this weekend and next week. Audio
News from the rural and farming sector. Audio
As you will have heard in the news, the Government has said no to a specialist School of Rural Medicine to tackle the rural health crisis. Audio
Fonterra is boasting big successes at China's huge trade fair, Double 11, which has been billed as the world's largest 24-hour shopping event. Audio
Early results from a five year research programme indicate Manuka is a different tree in New Zealand from its Australian equivalent, despite having the same Latin name. Audio
Further developments to try to ease the rural health crisis are understood to be close. Audio
Some farmers in the South Island's Westland District are having to dump milk and others have shifted stock to higher ground, due to flooding in the area. Audio
Comprehensive twice daily coverage of rural events and people, including farming, horticulture, forestry, aquaculture, trade, research and rural politics.
Rural news can be heard weekdays in Morning Report at 6:22 am, and Midday Report at 12:35 pm