The Government's ``Jobs for New Zealanders First'' scheme has resulted in a reduction of overseas labour being brought into the Bay of Plenty.
This year's drought may cost Northland dairy farmers about $500 million, says the Northland Rural Support Trust.
For a good proportion of sheep and beef farmers, the light at the end of the tunnel has, for some time, been the headlight of a train heading towards them.
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Ratepayers could end up funding repairs to a slip which has closed Waikato River walkways.
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An 80-year-old Japanese man who began the year with his fourth heart operation has become the oldest conqueror of Mount Everest, a feat he called "the world's best feeling" even with an 81-year-old Nepalese climber not far behind him. Yuichiro Miura, a former extreme skier who also climbed the 8,850-metre (29,035-foot) peak when he was 70 and 75, reached the summit at 9:05am local time, according to a Nepalese mountaineering official and Miura's Tokyo-based support team. It was a moment Japanese news agency Kyodo captured on video from 10 kilometres away, using a camera crew at 5,500 metres…
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