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Mycoplasma bovis has been found on another South Island farm bringing the number of properties with the cattle disease to 36.
At least 20 houses near Rotorua could be uninhabitable after severe flooding in Bay of Plenty yesterday.
The Grey District Council is on the hunt for a herd of feral cattle near Lake Brunner on the South Island's West Coast.
The forestry industry says a ruling against an Eastern Bay of Plenty forest owner and two harvesting contractors should come as a warning to any other rogue operators.
Rural lawyers are advising farmers to take extra precautions during cattle and farm transactions, in light of cattle disease mycoplasma bovis.
Some South Island high country walkways on private land could be blocked due to a huge increase in visitor numbers.
Industry and government agencies are planning a pre-emptive strike on the brown marmorated stink bug should it reach New Zealand shores.
Midhirst dairy farmers in Taranaki are donating any hay bales they can spare to farmers in coastal parts of the region who are facing a feed shortage.
About 300 people attended the first ever sale of Beltex ram lambs in New Zealand on Friday.
A checkpoint is being set up in Picton to make sure farmers' records are up to date, in an effort to stop the spread of the cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis across the Cook Strait.
A stoush is brewing on the South Island's West Coast over who should be responsible for promoting tourism in the region.
A massive underwater mudslide triggered by the 2016 Kaikōura earthquake carved out parts of the nearby sea-canyon by up to 50 metres in places, scientists say.
Last month's massive wildfire on Chatham Island that cost about a million dollars to extinguish is now thought to have been deliberately lit and the police are investigating.
Seven years on from Christchurch's devastating earthquake, the Minister responsible for the city's rebuild wants to see outstanding anchor projects in the CBD completed.
Today marks one year since Christchurch's devastating Port Hills Fires began.
A year on from Christchurch's Port Hills Fires, an ecologist says some native species may struggle to regrow on the fire-damaged land.
Fire and Emergency has mistakenly released private details of some of the people who called 111 during the 2017 Port Hills fires.
Some dairy farmers in drought-hit districts on the South Island's West Coast are having to cut down on milking and de-stock.
Locals hit hard by the closure of State Highway 1 north of Kaikōura hope its reopening tomorrow will start to ease the pressure they have been under.
The mainland population of hoiho - the yellow-eyed penguin - is at its lowest in 27 years.
A year on from the Kaikōura quake that changed their lives, residents of Hurunui District are among those revisiting the traumatic experience and examining how tough it has made life for them since.
A former council chief executive who resigned pending an investigation into her conduct received an $85,000 severance payment.
Farmland near Timaru which is home to Māori rock art sites is set to be restored by Ngāi Tahu.
Pike River families campaigning for re-entry to the mine are confident that the new government will make it happen.
The future of a coal mine being proposed on West Coast public reserve land near Westport is being argued at the High Court in Christchurch.