‘Out of zone’ trees falling onto lines were the single largest cause of outages.
Alan Emerson is irritated by reporting that tries to pin the tourist town’s crypto outbreak on sheep.
Farmers Weekly asks New Zealand’s six biggest parties to spell out their policies for the primary sector.
Waimarie features state-of-the-art teaching, research and collaboration spaces in a park-like environment.
Vital corridor reopens seven months after being knocked out by Cyclone Gabrielle.
Investment pipeline is larger than agencies and the market have capacity to deliver, Treasury says.
Aim is to have largest dam built in NZ in more than two decades commissioned by December.
But regional challenge will require multi-pronged approach, mayor cautions.
At this rate, Northland will be lucky to see a new motorway built this century, Allan Barber says.
Review of telecoms response calls for cell tech to be prioritised in future events.
Water reform will directly affect farmers who tap into mixed-use, council-owned schemes.
Aim is to ‘get growers and farmers back at operational levels’.
May 13 marked the first time since February that Wairoa could connect with Putorino – exactly three months since the communities had been cut off.
No apparent material changes to two areas of sharp political opposition to the policy.
In future, the policies formerly known as Three Waters will be referred to as “water infrastructure”.
Exemption from resource consent process would help speed cyclone recovery, says Feds.
Slip and bridge loss left farmers, community and iwi in the Tokomaru Bay region isolated to the north and the south
Regions are doing a lot better than their big-city counterparts in the wake of Gabrielle, says Alan Emerson.
NZ must find better ways to pay for future projects, as the sector is struggling to attract and retain the skills needed to deliver projects.
This problem of slash entering waterways and destroying other people’s properties needs to be addressed now.
The project's plans include a large wind farm off the South Taranaki coast.
Rural local roads are already the poor relative to their state highway links.
The report was a starting point for discussions on how these communities will mitigate flood risk