Friday, 27 November 2015 15:43

New campaign emphasises rural drunk drivers

Many people believe drunk drivers have a lower chance of being stopped by police when they drive on rural back roads.

Published in General News
Saturday, 21 November 2015 14:00

Internet connectivity curbs rural isolation

In this digital age people want to interact on all manner of digital devices on a myriad of social media platforms all the time.

Published in Opinion
Monday, 16 November 2015 15:01

World first for Fonterra

Fonterra says its Te Awamutu site has become the first in the world to be awarded the Food Safety System Certification 22000 – Quality, an internationally recognised food safety accreditation.

Published in General News
Thursday, 12 November 2015 12:55

Broadband rollout to rural hospitals complete

All rural public hospitals and integrated family health centres now have access to high speed broadband, says Health Minister Jonathan Coleman and Communications Minister Amy Adams.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 11 November 2015 17:40

Gut health focus spurs food researchers

The Asian middle classes are the target for an AgResearch-led project on gut health.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 11 November 2015 10:34

Cadmium-resistant potatoes for NZ growers

A new line of cadmium-resistant potatoes could give New Zealand potato growers a marketing edge.

Published in General News
Saturday, 17 October 2015 12:33

Looming health crisis in China

China will soon have 200 million people with chronic illnesses and it will demand food with health benefits, said Paul McDonald, pro vice-chancellor at Massey College of Health.

Published in World News
Thursday, 15 October 2015 15:00

‘Health’ foods grow wealth

The development of 10 to 20 more popular health-orientated products such as Fonterra's Anlene would make New Zealand a rich country again, a 'New New Zealand Forum' in Auckland heard this month.

Published in Agribusiness
Saturday, 10 October 2015 15:00

Hopes for better rural health services

NZLocums, A recruitment division of the NZ Rural General Practice Network, has placed its first nurse practitioner in a permanent role in a New Zealand rural general practice.

Published in General News
Thursday, 01 October 2015 12:54

Get fit for farming

Beef + Lamb New Zealand is calling on sheep and beef farmers to rise to the Farmstrong Cycle Challenge and get some kilometres under their belts.

Published in General News