For a good proportion of sheep and beef farmers, the light at the end of the tunnel has, for some time, been the headlight of a train heading towards them.
About 1000 South Island meat farmers met in Gore last month to discuss the real problems the industry is facing around farming profitabily and sustainabily.
A lesson gained from the Federated Farmers Dairy Council's meeting at the Treaty Grounds in Waitangi was the role of perspective.
District councillors take their first step tomorrow towards rubber stamping Selwyn's alcohol policy.Join the conversation
Todd Forsyth must have shares in a fuel company to run this much-modified 1974 MGBGT, spotted racing at Pukekohe one recent rainy Saturday.Join the conversation
A ferry and a water taxi have collided near Princes Wharf at Auckland's waterfront. Emergency services arrived at the scene near the ferry terminal after being alerted to the incident at 8.15am. Police say the skipper of a water taxi has been taken to Auckland Hospital. Maritime New Zealand will lead the investigation into this incident, police said. - nzherald.co.nz, APNZ and Newstalk ZB
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