The latest news and updates in the rural and equestrian sector.

Meat Industry concerned about vocational education reforms

A shake-up of vocational education could be a backwards step for training in the meat industry, according to Meat Industry Association (MIA) CEO Tim Ritchie. Last week, Education Minister Chris Hipkins announced seven key changes in store for on-the-job training and...

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Welcome to Haras de Jardy

The fourth leg of 2019's Event Rider Masters series takes us to Paris Join us this Tuesday, 30 July at 7.30pm for jam-packed equestrian action from Haras de Jardy. The first half of the season has seen a fast and furious game, but with just three legs and a Series...

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Mark Todd’s spectacular Finale

New Zealand legend Sir Mark Todd announces his retirement after a memorable win at Camphire Cappoquin, Ireland and is being heralded as international Eventing's greatest champion. The all-time New Zealand sporting great Mark Todd confirmed he is retiring from his...

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Point of View Guests in March and April

Presented by Mark Leishman, Point of View gets straight to the real issues affecting the rural sector, featuring guests that discuss and provide inside information for farmers and growers each week. You can catch the latest Point of View during the Agri-Business theme...

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New Shows and Series in February

Brand new shows and series premiering on Country TV in February. Tune in, you don't want to miss out! Whether it’s vintage tractors, restored 1950s trucks and cars, rusty ploughing machines, decades old saddlery, or your grandmother’s first washing machine, Country TV...

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Rural New Zealand’s thoughts on mental health

State of the Rural Nation Survey finds rural dwellers less likely to talk to health professionals Seven in ten people have felt increased stress over the last five years Those aged 18-39 feeling the most pressure 61 percent said living rurally limits access to mental...

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