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US Pandemic Crisis Stalls Delivery Of Quad Bikes For NZ Farmers
Farming, News
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Farming, News
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US Pandemic Crisis Stalls Delivery Of Quad Bikes For NZ Farmers

News Desk - Sep 09, 2020

Covid-19 has hit the farming community in an unexpected way: it is drying up the supply of farm vehicles such as quad bikes. That is because factories…

Alliance Group Loyalty Payments – Much Needed Cash For Rural Economy
Business, Farming
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Business, Farming
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Alliance Group Loyalty Payments – Much Needed Cash For Rural Economy

News Desk - Aug 19, 2020

Loyal shareholders in Alliance Group, New Zealand‘s only 100 per cent farmer-owned major red meat co-operative, have been rewarded with a $5 million distribution. The quarterly payments…

World Ploughing Championships Coming South….But A Wee Way Off Yet.
Central Otago, Farming
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Central Otago, Farming
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World Ploughing Championships Coming South….But A Wee Way Off Yet.

Malcolm Gayfer - Aug 19, 2020

From the Farming Desk - Good News! A major international competition is coming to the southern regions. New Zealand has been chosen to host The World Ploughing…

National Feildays Goes Online – A World First
Business, Farming
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Business, Farming
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National Feildays Goes Online – A World First

Malcolm Gayfer - Jul 13, 2020

The National Agricultural Fieldays was officially opened online today (Mon) , replacing its usual opening event, normally held at Mystery Creek near Hamilton. The event, which attracted…

Southland District Council CEO Resigns – Moving To Taranaki
Farming, News
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Farming, News
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Southland District Council CEO Resigns – Moving To Taranaki

News Desk - Jul 06, 2020

Southland District Council chief executive Steve Ruru has resigned. Mr Ruru said his decision to resign was one of the hardest he has had to make. “I…

Police Reminder – Secure Your Fuel Tanks and Vehicles
News, Rural
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News, Rural
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Police Reminder – Secure Your Fuel Tanks and Vehicles

News Desk - Oct 04, 2019

Western Southland Police are reminding people to secure fuel tanks and vehicles, after recent reports of diesel thefts in the area. Vehicles targeted include commercial vehicles on…

Police Remind Property Owners To Secure Property Due To Recent Riverton Burglaries
Community, Rural
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Community, Rural
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Police Remind Property Owners To Secure Property Due To Recent Riverton Burglaries

News Desk - Aug 10, 2019

Southland Police are reminding all Southland and Invercargill along with Riverton residents to ensure your property is secure. Police have responded to reports of burglaries of two…

Talented Tapanui Trio Win AgriKidsNZ Grand Final In Hawke’s Bay
News, Rural
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News, Rural
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Talented Tapanui Trio Win AgriKidsNZ Grand Final In Hawke’s Bay

News Desk - Jul 10, 2019

A talented trio from Tapanui in West Otago has taken out the national final of a hotly-contested agri-food competition. Shamus Young, 13, Archie Chittock, 12, and Flynn…

SBS Bank Helping Rejuvenate Rural Communities – One Loop At A Time
Business, Rural
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Business, Rural
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SBS Bank Helping Rejuvenate Rural Communities – One Loop At A Time

News Desk - Jun 28, 2019

A Southland project designed to empower rural communities and create connected trading routes has been chosen to take part in 2019 Kiwi Fintech Accelerator programme. The Longwood…

Proud To Be A Dairy Farmer
Farming, Rural
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Farming, Rural
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Proud To Be A Dairy Farmer

News Desk - Jun 11, 2019

Invercargill contract milker Tangaroa Walker is looking at drying off his herd of 500 cows after a great season. He says milk production is up 15 percent…

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