Rural news

27 May 16, 3:57pm
Key says the National Policy Statement on urban land use will direct Auckland Council to release land if it fails to meet targets
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27 May 16, 1:35pm
Allan Barber wonders if Fonterra has actually captured the 'value' and 'velocity' gains from its new focus on value extraction
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26 May 16, 3:45pm
Our compilation of some of the key business, economic and political comment made in response to the 2016 Budget
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26 May 16, 3:45pm
Terry Baucher says IRD's new computer system is a winner and smokers and carbon emitters are the losers in an underwhelming Budget
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26 May 16, 2:14pm
Elizabeth Kerr looks deep inside Budget 2016 to find...not much. There's big new taxes for smokers, but nothing for wage earners. IRD's computer builders are winners, but there's not much for housing
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26 May 16, 2:03pm
Govt sees NZ$0.7 bln OBEGAL surplus in 2016/17; rises to NZ$6.7 bln by 2019/20; NZDMO to borrow NZ$2bln less this year and repay NZ$9.2 bln of debt by 2020; NZSF contributions to restart 2 yrs earlier in 2020/21
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26 May 16, 8:47am
Fonterra leaves current season forecast price at $3.90; expects improvement in market conditions over new season but urges farmers to be cautious
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25 May 16, 3:46pm
Paula Bennett announces plan to offer $5,000 to homeless Aucklanders and state house tenants to leave Auckland live in provinces; policy developed in recent days; Govt accused of flailing and making policy on the run
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25 May 16, 1:31pm
The Weekly Dairy Report: Most pleased this season is over and wait nervously for the starting price for 2016/17
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25 May 16, 8:50am
Allan Barber investigates the issues being raised by disgruntled shareholders of Silver Fern Farms over the Shanghai Maling deal
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24 May 16, 1:20pm
The Sheep Deer and Cattle Report: Good lifts for most products this week as rain and snow arrive in the south
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24 May 16, 8:35am
Export supply tight into China and India holding up prices. Domestic demand remains strong. Returns to forest owner rising
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24 May 16, 5:05am
Keith Woodford says Fonterra's proposal to change its governance structure is stacked, with farmers only getting a take-it-or-leave-it option
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23 May 16, 4:03pm
Nick Smith announces deals done for developments on three Government-owned land sites in Auckland to build 740 homes; sites in Manukau, Mt Albert and Waterview; homes to be built within 18 mths
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23 May 16, 2:21pm
Coral Phillips reviews the changes to the IRD 2016 livestock values and assesses the implications for farmers
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20 May 16, 11:49am
Rabobank NZ posts rise in March quarter profit against backdrop of tough times for dairy farmer customers
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18 May 16, 1:42pm
The Weekly Dairy Report: Another lift at the milk auction and early rebate payments are helping keep the sector afloat through difficult times
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18 May 16, 1:00pm
Labour calls on Govt to abolish Auckland's Rural Urban growth Boundary and relax density controls in upcoming National Policy Statement; also calls for new way to fund infrastructure for developments
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18 May 16, 8:51am
Economists see rises in Whole Milk Powder price as something to build on, but believe the July/August rise in production levels will be a crucial time
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18 May 16, 8:51am
Keith Woodford says to reduce our risks from a highly volatile product, we are going to have to restructure our dairy industry. It won't be easy
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