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Australian tycoon Dick Smith has lent his name to a Kiwi aviation campaign encouraging farmers to eliminate wires. "I'm asking any farmer with a wire that's more than five metres above the ground to get it down as fast he can," Smith told the
Taranaki dairy farmers Aaron and Margery Snowden have shown it's possible to buy a farm in the province without family financial backing. The couple are now in their second season on their 60-hectare, high-altitude, flat dairy farm near Tariki, where
Authority ruling that he pay special damages to Tag after the company prosecuted him for breaching his contract. Tag has coined a new term "the Watchorn Effect" as a result of the action they took when they believed competitors could have their "
The figure is nearly half a billion dollars higher than the previous season's figure of $1.04b and was generated by higher milksolids production and a higher payout...New Zealand earned about $14.3b from dairy farming in 2013-2014. In the 2012-13
The success of changes introduced during Taranaki's three-year focus farm project have motivated the hosts to continue growing their business. -------------------- The Tariki farmers who hosted the Taranaki focus farm will continue to apply the
The proud co-owner of a Taranaki piggery is so confident about its cleanliness that he sometimes walks around in it in his socks. Ron Stanley, of Oaonui, is frustrated at this week's television portrayal of a Canterbury piggery. Filmed earlier this
Taranaki homes have become easier to afford but tougher mortgage deposit requirements mean buying a home is still out of reach for many. A Massey University report found houses across Taranaki had become more affordable over the last year. However,
Taranaki helicopter hero Alan Beck is praising farmers who are taking down wires on their farms. "If it saves just one life, it's worth it," he said. Down to the Wire campaign is alerting farmers to the risk wires pose to agricultural pilots. The
Tag Oil says though it plans to drill up to eight wells in Norfolk, the small Taranaki town will not become the next Tikorangi. The Canadian company has applied for consent to drill a well within 700 metres of Norfolk School, just south of Inglewood.
Taranaki police were red-faced after realising they forgot to take some firearms with them when they abandoned their old police station. The embarrassing incident is one of two involving mislaid firearms in New Plymouth which have recently come to