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  1. Video for Award winning trust wins appeal to evict shareholders
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    Award winning trust wins appeal to evict shareholders

    Winners of the prestigious Ahuwhenua Maori Excellence in Farming Awards for this year, the Omapere-Rangihamama Trust have won an appeal to evict the Tahere whānau who returned home some years ago to build homes on their ancestral lands.

  2. Video for New Greenpeace doco gives new insight on farming
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    New Greenpeace doco gives new insight on farming

    Greenpeace wants the Government to rethink the way that farmers farm.  In a documentary released today, The Regenerators, Greenpeace has some answers.

  3. Video for Māori impressed at sustainable farming protocol
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    Māori impressed at sustainable farming protocol

    Low input, high-value output is the essence of a new farming initiative launched in Northland this week to supply the American pharmaceutical industry with bovine material.  In what is a first for New Zealand, local elders are impressed with the sustainable farming protocols that form a key aspect of the criteria.

  4. Video for Northland farm takes honours at Ahuwhenua Māori Excellence in Farming Awards
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    Northland farm takes honours at Ahuwhenua Māori Excellence in Farming Awards

    Over 40 years have passed since the last Northland farm won top honours in the Ahuwhenua Māori Excellence in Farming Awards.  But that time came to an end last night at the Ahuwhenua dinner awards in Whāngarei where prime minister Bill English announced the Omapere-Rangihamama Trust in Kaikohe the winners of the prestigious Ahuwhenua Trophy.

  5. Video for Northland plant to change collagen market
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    Northland plant to change collagen market

    A sustainable farming project launched in Northland is expected to meet a demand for collagen in the US. The new plant will change cow parts into collagen to provide to the US pharmaceutical industry.

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    City kids get a taste of 'life on the land'

    Seven city teenagers – from Riccarton, Hillmorton and Cashmere High Schools in Christchurch – last week got a taste of ‘life on the land’, spending a week with four farming families in the Central, Mid and South Canterbury regions. 

  7. Video for Crowds flock to The Great NZ Muster in Te Kūiti
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    Crowds flock to The Great NZ Muster in Te Kūiti

    Approximately 7,000 to 8,000 locals and tourists flocked to the small country town of Te Kūiti in Te Nehenehenui for The Great NZ Muster, where 954 sheep barrelled down the main street.

  8. Video for Effluent discharges of Northland dairy farms questioned
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    Effluent discharges of Northland dairy farms questioned

    The Environmental River Patrol of New Zealand says the Northland Regional Councils' testing regime is flawed.  This follows a report prepared by the council in December showing almost a third of Northland dairy farms are significantly non-compliant when it comes to effluent discharges. 

  9. Video for Mahaki Konia unfazed by new found internet fame
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    Mahaki Konia unfazed by new found internet fame

    This week we brought you the heart-warming story of a courageous Koro from the East Coast going taking on Rex the Bull in Tikitiki in a video viewed more than 700,000 times. Mahaki Konia says he's not fussed with his new found fame.

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    Early start to lamb tails

    An unexpected early lambing season has got lamb-tail fans licking their chops. The season doesn’t usually begin until October but some farmers along the East Coast have asked for their lambs to be docked now.

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