Innovation, Best Practice and Sustainability in New Zealand’s Primary Sector
Episode 10 2023 Promo
The Timata Method offers farmers a low-cost alternative to native regeneration.
A Lighter Touch uses non-chemical methods to control weeds in crops.
Truffle tourism is being developed in Waikato.
Adding value through research at Torere Macadamias.
Exploring the viability of a domestic seaweed farming industry with Envirostrat.
An open ocean mussel farm and processing first for Ōpōtiki.
Meeting Ahuwhenua Young Māori Farmer of the Year 2022, Chloe Butcher-Herries.
The rewarding work of controlling invasive plant and fish pests in Te Arawa Lakes.
A kiwifruit farm highlighting innovation and excellence in Māori farming.
Providing employment opportunities for their people and restoring mauri to their local area
Dairy farmer Tracy Brown and the Dairy Environment Leaders Programme
A new sheep dairy operation at Waikino Station is producing milk for Maui Milk and new genetics for the dairy sheep industry in New Zealand
A young couple building a career in dairying for a Maori Incorporation in Canterbury
A new opportunity for commercial whitebait production.
The growth strategy of the Wi Pere Trust.
In 2012, Tangaroa Walker became the inaugural winner of the Young Māori Farmer Award in the Ahuwhenua Trophy - BNZ Māori Excellence in Farming Awards. At the time, he was keen to get ahead in the dairy industry and had the goal of owning his own farm
Parininihi ki Waitotara’s No 2 farm at Ohangai just east of Hawera won 2016’s Taranaki Supreme Award in the Ballance Farm Environment Awards. It is a great example of what’s now happening on all the PKW farms in Taranaki.
A Maori owned wine company with a strong commitment to the environment
The Wainono Lagoon is one of the few remaining freshwater lagoons in the South Island
Maori owned milk company Miraka has a geo-thermal powered plant including a UHT facility
The Janssen family farm has been supplying Miraka from its beginning
Working to build Maori involvement in the Manuka honey industry
A programme to address the shortage of Maori farm managres on Maori owned farms
A food and beverage brand for the sale of products coming off Whakatu Incorporation land
A Maori Trust is Fonterra's largest supplier in Taranaki and is set for further growth
Having won the sheep and beef Ahuwhenua Trophy in 2003 the KMT wins for dairy in 2012
The challenges of farming on an island for a Maori Trust
Reducing nitrogen run-off from a farm near Lake Taupo
Enhancing the productivity of Maori in Gisborne