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Funding details of the revived Waimea Dam scheme near Nelson have been made public.
Submissions on the government's proposed Zero Carbon Bill show there is opposition to farmers' hopes for a softer approach on agricultural greenhouse gases.
The powerful hunting lobby has won concessions in the heated fight over the cull of thousands of Himalayan Tahr.
The government could be taken to court over plans to kill 10,000 Himalayan Tahr.
The Ministry for Primary Industries has released about 20,000 apple plants and 400 stone fruit plants which it impounded as a biosecurity risk three months ago.
A long standing critic of Fonterra, Leonie Guiney, is seeking a position on the dairy cooperative's board.
Tax deductions for people who strengthen their buildings against earthquakes has been raised as a possibility in the interim report from the government's Tax Working Group.
Fonterra has announced three candidates for election to the company board after winning approval from an Independent Selection Panel.
The port authorities in Gisborne have expressed disappointment over an appeal planned against expanded facilities for the export of logs.
A bill that would provide for mediation between banks and farms before they are put into receivership or liquidation has been called weak by a parliamentary select committee.
A mystery investment which helped get approval for the Waimea Dam project near Nelson is likely to remain anonymous for now.
Over half of New Zealand will likely have to be covered in trees if it is to progress to a low carbon economy, a Productivity Commission report says.
New Zealand's forestry industry is growing Redwood timber for desperate buyers in California, who are not allowed to cut down their own trees.
Farmers' hopes of getting an easy ride in climate change legislation has been dented by the combative stand on methane.
The High Court has thrown out a bid to mine ironsands from the bottom of the ocean off the coast of South Taranaki.
Irrigation NZ is unfazed by a new report criticizing irrigation efficiency around the world, saying New Zealand's experience was different.
A High Court judge has thrown open the door for compensation to be paid to nurseries and orchards in a biosecurity case that could be worth $1.5 billion.
New Zealand will soon get the message that axeing the controversial pesticides, Neonicotinoids, will land the agricultural sector with a $1.2 billion bill.
A new figure has been placed on losses facing nurseries and orchards over seized cuttings: $1.5 billion.
The High Court in Wellington has heard of a seven-year delay in carrying out checks on an American facility which was supposed to make sure seedlings imported into New Zealand are safe.
New Zealand exporters could have powerful allies in its fight to retain existing trade rights in a post Brexit European Union.
New Zealand's largest farmer, Pāmu, has confirmed it is cutting down on the number of cows it stocks on each of its six Canterbury dairy farms.
Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones has suggested state funds could be used to safeguard Kaitaia's biggest employer.
The company set to build two big dairy plants is vowing to press on despite its main contracting firm going out of business.
New Zealand company Fonterra has inched up the ladder to become the world's fifth largest dairy company.