The Agriculture Minister admits the cattle disease outbreak is a disaster - and eradication won't happen quickly.
He has been named a Companion of the NZ Order of Merit.
NZ First candidate Shane Jones wants to send a message to the Chinese government.
Prices for structural logs in 2016 have risen to their highest in more than 20 years, thanks to the red-hot residential housing market and building activity.
"The problem is one woman graduate is equivalent to two-fifths of a full-time equivalent vet..." Chancellor Chris Kelly said.
The wasp lays its eggs in the adult weevil, and the grub kills the weevil as it eats its way out.
At least 21 sheep have randomly turned up at a Rangiora farm, are they yours?
A Victorian farmer is in a critical condition after being stuck in machinery for more than a day.
Large swathes of New Zealand's horticultural industry have been saved from a plague of great white butterflies.
A farm in Canterbury has been divided by a valley that opened up from Monday's earthquakes.
Lamb flap prices have hit an 18-month high, driven by an increase in demand from Chinese consumers looking to stock up for their New Year festivities.
Farmer Chris Payne is worried about the welfare of 55 of his calves after they were stolen on Wednesday morning.
Animal cruelty lobbyists have released footage showing bobby cows being thrown into trucks and dragged by the legs along the ground.
A Northland farmer has hit the big-time after posting his latest song on Facebook.
A lamb caught bounding majestically into the air on a Wairarapa farm has found itself the subject of an online Photoshop battle.
Silver Fern Farms have announced plans to close two meat processing plants across the country meaning a possible job loss for more than 100 people.
New Zealanders do not have any sympathy for a vegan blogger who cried at the sight of sheep being transported across the Cook Straight on a ferry.
The second stage of South Canterbury irrigation scheme Central Plains Water will be finished by September 2018 after it received unanimous shareholder support.
By 2020, New Zealand's apple and pear industry is expected to be a billion-dollar export business with 4000 new jobs created.