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There has been scathing criticism of the government's latest forestry reforms at a parliamentary select committee.
The Covid-19 crisis could be a big setback to progress on eliminating plastics, a rural expert has warned.
Farmers in Hawke's Bay are becoming desperate as drought conditions continue in their region.
Production of some food could become a casualty of the campaign against Covid-19, the horticultural industry says.
Two major farming groups have urged the Climate Change Commission to align New Zealand's domestic policy with its international promises on climate change.
Two New Zealand farmers have launched a campaign to bring meat to low-income people around the country.
Staff at 12 meat plants run by Silver Fern Farms worked on Good Friday and Easter Monday to try to catch up with a serious backlog of animals needing to be processed.
The Crown has been cleared of a potential $500 million bill over the arrival of the vine killing disease PSA into New Zealand.
There are early signs the farming sector is gaining workers as urban jobs dry up.
The Covid-19 crisis has cut energy use sharply, as shuttered shops and factories remain in the dark.
A new report has found that a two-year-old a ban by the government on new oil and gas exploration would be costly, would do little for the environment and was done without proper consultation.
Most of New Zealand's coal miners will head to work today, as usual, having won a last-ditch exemption from the Covid-19 lockdown.
The Real Estate Industry and the Law Society are scrambling to find solutions for people whose house sales have been derailed by the Covid-19 lockdown.
Covid-19 has got in the way of major reforms sought by the New Zealand fishing industry.
The 1.2 percent drop in prices at last night's Global Dairy Trade auction was less than what many analysts thought it would be.
Last November's hailstorm in and around Timaru was the third most costly this century, initial figures from the Insurance Council show.
The Tasman District mayor is vowing to press on with a large irrigation project, despite a 25 percent jump in its cost.
A cutting-edge agri tech company in New Zealand wants to buy global brand Afimilk.
The Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment has launched a substantive attack on big companies getting a "free ride" on greenhouse gas emissions.
A huge haul of crayfish could be released back into the ocean because China cancelled orders amid the novel coronavirus outbreak.
The times are a-changing for a Southland farming family after more than a century of owning the same sheep farm.
A veteran trade lobby group emerged from hibernation in Switzerland last week to renew the call for easier trade in agriculture.
Sawmills in New Zealand find it hard to be profitable when overseas competitors can benefit from subsidies, the main timber industry organisation says.
Forest & Bird is seeking a judicial review of current catch limits on the much prized eating fish, tarakihi.
Hard negotiations are expected to continue into next year to try to preserve existing arrangements for the meat trade - worth more than $2 billion a year - with Britain and the European Union.