20 Oct 2023

Rural News Wrap

From Country Life, 7:07 pm on 20 October 2023
Kaikōura seaweed.

Kaikōura seaweed. Photo: NIWA / Leigh Tait

The Rural Contractors body wants the new government to make it easier to get skilled workers and the seaweed sector is hoping some changes will be made so it can grow and profit from the lucrative wild algae, which is worth more than $20 billion a year globally.

Rural news reporter Sally Murphy takes a look at the week's agricultural news.