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Canterbury Regional Council (ECAN) says it needs financial help from central government to reinstate the Ashburton River, which flooded this month.
Canterbury farmers cleaning up after this month's floods are being offered $3500 - but the local Federated Farmers president said some had costs of hundreds of thousands of dollars.
A strain of salmonella which has infected six farms in Auckland has now been found in the upper North Island.
A group working to secure the term manuka for New Zealand is running out of money.
Fencing contractors are being inundated with calls as Canterbury farmers start recovering from this week's floods.
Farmers cut off in the Canterbury high country due to roads being washed away by floods say they're doing well and getting on with the clean up.
A group leading the charge to clean up a Bay of Plenty estuary says working with farmers is vital to achieve its goals.
Global demand for wool grease is seeing big returns for a New Zealand exporter.
The government has failed to meet a deadline it set itself to give local councils more control when dealing with forestry conversions.
More than 100 people showed up to a meeting in Oamaru last night to raise concerns about a large scale forest farm being developed in the area.
Kiwi Seed is investigating whether excess or reject apples from Nelson orchards could be used to feed stock in dry areas on the east coast.
An investigation has found evidence a Dutch company is dumping surplus frozen fries in New Zealand and while the government says it is not having an effect, the industry disagrees.
An Australian recruiter hopes the trans-Tasman travel bubble will help fill huge shortages of labour on Australian farms.
Dry conditions around the country are causing issues with stock drinking water supplies and crop production a new survey has found.
Parts of the east coast of the country are so dry farmers are worried they'll run out of feed before winter.
Australian farmers are breathing a sigh of relief as much needed New Zealand shearers will now be able to travel over for their busy spring season.
The wine industry is backing calls by orchardists to open the borders to the vital Pacific workforce.
Seven years after the government was warned of a shortage of dermatologists in the public sector, health workers say the situation is now beyond crisis point.
A report says the number of people with type 2 diabetes could rise by as much as 90 percent across the next two decades Audio
A charity providing support services to visiting seafarers will be able to increase resources following a funding boost from the government.
Some houses taking part in the Earthquake Commission's on-sold programme have so much damage that it is more economical to build a new home.
Agencies in charge of regenerating Christchurch's red zone say good progress is being made but some are worried there's still no clear plan of action for the space.
In the second of a two-part story, RNZ takes a look at the city's outskirts where families started their new lives after large areas of the city were red-zoned.
Amberley residents are frustrated there's no set time-frame around capping and removing a huge pile of tyres which was set alight two weeks ago.
A notice of motion has been filed at the Christchurch City Council in a bid to stop a $19 million cycleway going ahead.