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RNZ New Zealand

Comprehensive twice-daily coverage of rural events and people, including farming, horticulture, forestry, aquaculture, trade, research and rural politics.

Location:

Wellington, New Zealand

Description:

Comprehensive twice-daily coverage of rural events and people, including farming, horticulture, forestry, aquaculture, trade, research and rural politics.

Language:

English


Episodes

Midday Rural News for 23 February 2024

2/22/2024
A new study has shown further evidence of inequities in rural healthcare services. Researchers at the University of Otago looked at how patients in rural and urban centres use hospitals and other healthcare services. Monique Steele has the rural news.

Duration:00:07:12

Morning Rural News for 23 February 2024

2/22/2024
News from the rural farming sector.

Duration:00:03:39

Midday Rural News for 22 February 2024

2/21/2024
Several gold kiwifruit growers are selling their high value, sought-after, gold kiwifruit licences and quitting the industry. Sally Murphy has the rural news.

Duration:00:06:43

Morning Rural News for 22 February 2024

2/21/2024
News from the rural farming sector.

Duration:00:04:27

Midday Rural News for 21 February 2024

2/20/2024
Launched in Wellington last night, beekeepers plan to revive the industry with a strategy which aims to double honey exports to a billion dollars by 2030. Sally Murphy has the rural news.

Duration:00:06:43

Morning Rural News for 21 February 2024

2/20/2024
News from the rural farming sector.

Duration:00:03:33

Midday Rural News for 20 February 2024

2/19/2024
Pāmu, the state-owned farming company, also known as Landcorp, has reported a half-year net operating profit of $3 million. Sally Murphy has the rural news.

Duration:00:06:43

Morning Rural News for 20 February 2024

2/19/2024
News from the rural farming sector.

Duration:00:03:50

Midday Rural News for 19 February 2024

2/18/2024
Fishing company executives are meeting with officials from the Ministry for Primary Industries today to discuss cameras on commercial fishing boats, amongst other things. Monique Steele has the rural news.

Duration:00:05:59

Morning Rural News for 19 February 2024

2/18/2024
News from the rural farming sector.

Duration:00:03:45

Midday Rural News for 16 February 2024

2/15/2024
Nearly 4000 tonnes of cherries have been sent offshore this summer. Summerfruit New Zealand chief executive, Kate Hellstrom says good sunny weather in key growing region Central Otago led to great quality fruit - most of which headed to Taiwan and China. Monique Steele has the rural news.

Duration:00:07:01

Morning Rural News for 16 February 2024

2/15/2024
News from the rural farming sector.

Duration:00:04:04

Midday Rural News for 15 February 2024

2/14/2024
Cordons are in place around the fire, but Fire and Emergency has been allowing farmers access to manage livestock Thursday morning. Monique Steele has the rural news.

Duration:00:06:40

Morning Rural News for 15 February 2024

2/14/2024
News from the rural farming sector.

Duration:00:03:43

Midday Rural News for 14 February 2024

2/13/2024
Devastated but not defeated is how one grower is describing the situation. Early in the hours of February 14th last year, metres of floodwater ran through Linden Estate in the hard-hit Esk Valley - silt covered six-hectares of grape vines and tore through the cellar door. Monique Steele has the rural news.

Duration:00:07:11

Morning Rural News for 14 February 2024

2/13/2024
News from the rural farming sector.

Duration:00:04:05

Midday Rural News for 13 February 2024

2/12/2024
A Tolaga Bay farming couple are still picking up the pieces after Cyclone Gabrielle. Mike and Bridget Parker say a year on from the cyclone and they're still clearing their land, with little help from authorities. Monique Steele has the rural news.

Duration:00:06:51

Morning Rural News for 13 February 2024

2/12/2024
News from the rural farming sector.

Duration:00:04:14

Midday Rural News for 12 February 2024

2/11/2024
Fonterra has lifted its farmgate forecast milk price for this season by 30 cents to a new mid-point of 7-dollars-80 a kilogram of milk solids. Monique Steele has the rural news.

Duration:00:06:18

Morning Rural News for 12 February 2024

2/11/2024
News from the rural farming sector.

Duration:00:04:36