Phil’s piece of paradise

Like a ponga fern, Phil Parker’s driveway off Wharawhara Rd slowly unfurls opening a glade behind a tree-lined boundary and your eyes to a relaxed... Read More

Setting up a flower farm

Five years ago, if anyone had told South African Nicky Brzeska that she’d be trading in her urban London life, her stressful, high-powered PR management... Read More

Billy ‘Mushroom’ Roy

Standing in his self-built mushroom-growing room on his parents’ Whakamarama property, Billy Roy is worlds away from his former career in the film... Read More

Growing to the demand

Since 2002, Teresa and Philip Linehan have been producing quality sweetcorn. Initially growing on Teresa’s father’s farm, then on a four-acre... Read More

WRC’s plan for effluent rules

A Waikato dairy farmer and regional councillor favours education over interrogation for farm effluent management. Stu Husband, who farms at Tauhei,... Read More




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