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

Australia has discovered a very dangerous moth.

Australia has discovered a very dangerous moth in the far north, known to damage more than 350 different plant species, including maize, sorghum, wheat, and fruit and vegetable crops. The only good news for NZ is the moth thrives in very warm climates so it would...

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Best Sausage in New Zealnad!

Westmere Butchery has taken out New Zealand’s top sausage award - the Supreme Award at the 2019 Devro Great New Zealand Sausage Competition. Inspired by a pie the Chicken, Leek, and Bacon sausage beat out over 500 others from more than 90 producers around New Zealand,...

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The sneaky pest – Stink Bug

The spotlight on the Rugby World Cup is being shared by a smelly little brown bug. Biosecurity Minister Damien O'Connor asks traveling Kiwis to be vigilant as it’s high-season for the crop-eating brown marmorated stink bug and so many kiwis are in the land of the bug...

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