A hot day, spring grass growth and maybe the realisation
that the TPP agreement would benefit red meat producers, all
contributed to a very strong sale at Rangiuru on Tuesday
where a modest yarding of just over 500 cattle was
The New Zealand dollar gained after dairy prices rose at the
latest GlobalDairyTrade auction, soothing concerns about the
local economy and eroding expectations the Reserve Bank will
cut interest rates this month.
THERE might be a few gaps but the Trans Pacific Partnership
will provide greater access for tariff-free New Zealand
agricultural exports than any bi-lateral agreement could
provide, trade envoy Mike Petersen says.
The Government has set a new target that will mean all New
Zealanders have access to high-speed broadband by 2025, no
matter where they live. The move builds significantly on
previous targets laid out in the Rural Broadband Initiative
With spring storm season fast approaching, North
Canterbury electricity lines company MainPower New Zealand
is warning tree owners about the dangers of trimming trees
that are too close or overhang power lines.