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Water recharge project getting results

The Hekeao/Hinds Water Enhancement Trust's managed aquifer recharge (MAR) project is making a difference and has made good progress since its first pond was...

Passion shown for ag industry

Mid Canterbury's Rhys Roberts has been named a transtasman finalist in the Zanda McDonald Award. The award is touted as Australasia's agricultural badge of honour. Mr...

Wheat sown for popular rally

Grain farmer Anthony Hampton has timed the final sowing of wheat on his Lauriston farm to perfection. Seven hectares of Viceroy wheat, used for milling,...

Flood response phase changes

Flood recovery works are ongoing in Mid Canterbury as farmers and landowners deal with the impact of district-wide flooding three months ago. While the swag...

Groundswell continues fight for fairness

The fight against unworkable regulations continues, Groundswell NZ co-founder Bryce McKenzie says. Farmers are being encouraged to submit on proposed changes to intensive winter grazing...

Lean on a gate, talk to a mate campaign

‘Lean on a gate and talk to a mate’ is the call from rural health advocate Craig Wiggins. Mr Wiggins, who farms at Dromore, near...

Supporters giving to ice rink project

Funds are flowing in to support a community project aimed at future proofing the Staveley Ice Rink. The Staveley Hall Society is driving forward a...

Passion for great outdoors

Dean Rattray has missed his beloved outdoors during lockdown and can't wait to get back fishing and hunting. The Ryal Bush Transport dispatcher learnt his...

Food forest idea grows

A recent workshop in Ashburton has developed knowledge and enthusiasm for the idea of food forests. The food forest concept functions as a healthy closed-loop...

Council to part fund bridge replacements

Ashburton District Council (ADC) will contribute up to $233,000 towards the replacement of the bridge on Mount Possession Station and the same amount for...
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