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The number of rural birthing units being closed or downgraded has reached crisis point, Rural Women New Zealand says.
The annual honey bee colony survey shows that just under 10 percent of colonies were lost in New Zealand last year.
News from the rural and farming sectors. Audio
Parents around northern Southland are vowing to fight a plan to close a baby birthing centre in Lumsden.
News from the rural and farming sector. Audio
A 110,000 strong petition demanding an urgent ban on the use of farrowing crates for sows was delivered to Parliament today. Video, Audio
The NZ mānuka honey industry is baffled that the Australian government is funding a new international mānuka marketing campaign.
According to animal advocacy group SAFE there are about 15,000 sows confined to farrowing crates at any one time. Pigs can't turn around inside one, but farmers say they're humane. Video, Audio
New figures reveal that cases of the potentially deadly disease leptospirosis are two-and-a-half times higher than the four-year average.
Northland kumara growers are battling with an extremely wet summer and say there could soon be crop losses if it doesn't dry up.
The Immigration Minister is open to settling refugees in the Hawke's Bay as growers warn they're unable to fill hundreds of new jobs, meaning this year's harvest might go largely unpicked, as well as… Video, Audio
Dairy farmers are struggling to find workers for lower skilled jobs because of changes with immigration laws and farm ownership, says a rural business advisor.
The warm and lingering summer weather has left some Rangitikei farmers struggling with feed shortages and stock suffering from facial eczema.
World champion and award-winning shearer John Kirkpatrick is worried about the future of shearing as both a profession and as a sport.
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