Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Special Report


Cyclone-hit farms pin hopes on spring

Cyclone-hit farms pin hopes on spring

Richard RennieAug 11, 2023
The six months of wet weather that followed Gabrielle’s devastation have meant a long hard slog for the east coast.

Healing from a high country tsunami

Bryan GibsonAug 11, 2023
There are years of work still ahead and good neighbours to help them get through it say the farmers of Pātoka’s cyclone-hit lands. We chat to some of the farmers in our latest In Focus podcast episode.

Taking a hard look at what sustainable farming looks like post-Gabrielle

Neal WallaceAug 11, 2023
The toll taken by Cyclone Gabrielle is opening eyes to the way the land is worked.

Holding line on quality as cyclone waters rose

Bryan GibsonAug 11, 2023
Tom Lane had to contend with flooding at home and hugely disrupted production at his day job as general manager commercial at Rockit Apples.


Cyclone lights fire under Land for Life 

Cyclone lights fire under Land for Life 

Richard RennieAug 11, 2023
Farm restoration scheme finds new urgency on flood-hit farms.
Bringing seed know-how to cyclone silt battleground

Bringing seed know-how to cyclone silt battleground

Neal WallaceAug 11, 2023
Tolaga Bay livestock once again cropping flood-hit paddocks – with a bit of help.
Cyclone-hit farmer ‘looking forward to spring’

Cyclone-hit farmer ‘looking forward to spring’

Bryan GibsonAug 11, 2023
Good mates from around the country stepped in to help restore Tim Nelson’s farm and get it through the wet winter after Gabrielle hit.