Thursday, February 23, 2017

Field days focus on preserving soils

New Zealand’s comparatively shallow top soils are a precious resource that needs careful management is among... Read Full Story

Mel’s new goal

Mel Bradley of Onga Onga is determined to make a profit...
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Bug Man’s home safe from fires

Ruud Kleinpaste – aka “The Bug Man”...
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Strong sales in rural Bay of Plenty

Sales of rural properties are consistently strong...
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Latest Rural News, Reviews, Videos & Opinions
Bonus rebate for EastPack growers
EastPack Limited growers are to receive a 35 per cent bonus rebate of 7 cents per tray, increasing...

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Fires threaten Bug-man’s home
Ruud Kleinpaste – aka “The Bug Man” - is flying back to Christchurch from...

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Erin is BOP’s top young grower
Te Puke’s Erin Atkinson has won the title of 2017 Bay of Plenty Young Fruit Grower of...

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Bay housing market ‘mixed’
Median house prices across the Bay of Plenty were a bit of a mixed bag during January, according...

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Te Puna Quarry Park: 20 years on
It’s one of the Western Bay’s iconic destinations, and today it’s celebrating...

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Farmers Beware! Rural thefts on the rise
Police are warning farmers and tool shed owners in rural areas to ensure their valuables are...

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Young growers go head to head
Six top young horticulturalists are being put through their paces physically and mentally...

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Dry February ahead for Bay
A relatively dry and warm February is expected for the north and east of the North Island,...

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Sausage sizzle for rowing club
A spate of break-ins at the BOP Coast rowing club on the Wairoa River has resulted in the...

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Fuelling the Tarawera Ultramarathon
It’s gained a reputation as New Zealand’s most prestigious ultramarathon but the...

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