James Fyfe James is a digital reporter based in Auckland. Latest from James Fyfe Environment 'Ease into it': Kiwis warned to take care when venturing into the outdoors this Labour Weekend Environment How 'metro-doodles' are helping keep possum numbers down Tourism Can't travel overseas? How about visiting a farm Coronavirus New Zealand shearers among Kiwis caught travelling to Melbourne via Sydney Food Is seaweed the next superfood? Agribusiness Slight lift in latest auction sees dairy prices 'firming up nicely' Real Estate Increase in farm sales suggest investors opting for 'security of land ownership' amid COVID-19 uncertainty Coronavirus Crew onboard livestock carrier test positive for COVID-19 NZ election 2020 Why some 'staunch blue' farmers voted Labour NZ election 2020 Growers ready to 'get on with business' after 'nuisance' election Food Why watermelons could be in 'short supply' heading into summer NZ election 2020 Farmers hope Labour's success will mean they're 'not going to be held to ransom' by Greens Environment 'It's a shambles': Turangi fisherman slams 'inconsistent' rule enforcement by DoC Environment Stunning photos capture aftermath of huge avalanche near Aoraki/Mt Cook Animals Tempted to talk to your cows? Do it, say scientists Northland Northland water storage project to allow up to 7000ha of horticultural development Rotorua 'We certainly take it seriously': Rotorua dairy farmer fined for failing to register hundreds of cattle Horticulture Asparagus grower ordered to pay $50K in owed pay to migrant workers after 'crude breaches' Agribusiness 'The climate crisis is on our doorstep': Greenpeace takes aim at agribusiness Southland New fundraising initiative lets farmers donate wool for Southland Charity Hospital build Agribusiness After 'incredible journey', Lewis Road Creamery sold to agricultural investment fund Agribusiness Higher demand from China drives up Fonterra's forecast farmgate milk price Horticulture Zespri monitoring situation as Italian kiwifruit orchards devastated by mystery disease 'like coronavirus' Animal Welfare Waihi dairy farmers fined for ill treatment, 'significant under-feeding' of cattle Food and Drink Is this the season's most Instagrammable fruit? Agribusiness Sheep and beef prices stabilising, but still 'sensitive' to COVID-19 resurgence - ASB Health 'It's a real issue': Kiwis urged to be wary of black market avocados Health New research reveals kiwifruit an effective mood booster NZ election 2020 'Disappointing': Forestry industry unhappy with policies from both Labour and National Agribusiness New report optimistic about dairy production, but warns 'demand risks remain' for exports Agriculture Courgette prices fall back to earth but tomatoes remain expensive Agribusiness New tool gives Fonterra farmers unique greenhouse gas emissions profile Horticulture Why there could soon be 'significant price increases' for some fruit and vegetables NZ election 2020 The major parties' agricultural policies at a glance NZ election 2020 NZ First unveils agriculture policy, promises changes to freshwater rules, 'incentives to reopen pathway to farm ownership' NZ election 2020 Ardern dismisses urban-rural divide, pushes back against suggestion she doesn't like farmers NZ election 2020 Labour promises funding boost for rural connectivity Maritime Family of Kiwi crew member on missing livestock ship remain hopeful after 'significant debris' found NZ election 2020 National's viticulture policy promises to lessen regulatory burden, support domestic wine tourism Southland Southland farmers take to their tractors over freshwater legislation, but insist it 'really isn't' a protest Maritime 'We've found life jackets': Possible signs of life found in search for Gulf Livestock 1 Forestry Forestry company ordered to pay $375,000 after worker fatally crushed by tree Coronavirus 'The industry is running out of time': Meat sector warns of 'adverse consequences' if foreign workers forced to leave NZ Horticulture Kiwifruit industry 'totally committed' to protecting migrant workers after Tauranga man charged with exploitation Fishing School holidays, pandemic stress sees more kids hooked on fishing Canterbury 'Everyone just wants to get out there and compete': South Canterbury town gears up for shearing competition NZ election 2020 Labour unveils 'practical' climate change policy, vows funding for farmers, decarbonised bus fleet Environment New study reveals sheep and beef farms close to being carbon neutral Agribusiness 'Encouraging': Global dairy prices rise for second time in a row Canterbury Farmers push back after 'cheap shot' from Conservation Minister, say they 'aren't looking for free anything'