20 May 2022

Country Life for 20 May 2022

From Country Life, 9:06 pm on 20 May 2022
Northland grapes

Northland grapes Photo: RNZ/Carol Stiles

Northland's wine industry is expanding, the region produces a tiny fraction of New Zealand's wine but it now boasts 40 keen grape growers, up from just two in the 1980s. And, a new fish screening facility in mid-Canterbury prevents fish from entering the Rangitata diversion race intake at Klondyke and being swept into the 67km-long canal scheme.