Recent Videos

Hitting the highway for Edgecumbe

Tauranga Weekend Riders gathered this morning to lead hundreds of motorcyclists on the S.O.S Edgecumbe Charity Ride. Their goal: to raise money for those still dealing with the fallout from last month's flood, including those still cleaning...... Read More

Caravan fire treated as suspicious

Police and fire scene investigators are investigating a suspicious blaze which destroyed a caravan in Rotorua on Thursday. Northern Fire Communications shift manager Megan Ruru says three appliances from the Rotorua Station were dispatch to what was...... Read More

Internet selling of stock comes of age

Stock farmers are embracing digital buying and selling of their stock as the agricultural world develops the internet as a way of life, says Jason Roebuck from Stock X. On The Land is the show that brings you the latest farming news. Presented by rural...... Read More

Edgecumbe review panel revealed

Details of an independent review into Edgecumbe's stopbank failure during ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie last month have been revelaed by the the Bay of Plenty Regional Council. The review of the Rangitaiki River Scheme will be led by Sir...... Read More

Burping their way to victory

Forty hearty competitors pushed their bodies to the limit during SPEE Training’s One kilometre Burpee Challenge in Mount Maunganui earlier today. Starting from the Mount Maunganui Surf Club the competitors, some in teams and others as individuals,...... Read More

A flash-as haka flash mob in Rotorua

Visitors to the Rotorua Night Market were treated to an impassioned flash mob haka earlier this week. Students from Rotorua Boys’ High School’s winning Secondary Schools Kapa Haka Competition team Raukura appeared from all angles to lead...... Read More

Social media secret to good land prices

Buyers are now expecting to find their properties on social media rather than using old and outdated methods of advertising, says Tom Rutherford from Harcourts. On The Land is the show that brings you the latest farming news. Presented by rural reporter...... Read More

Mohair producers need to know their industry

Mohair producers are being urged to learn more about what their industry needs and wants from them, says mohair producer Jackie Freeman. On The Land is the show that brings you the latest farming news. Presented by rural reporter and commentator Rob...... Read More

Cattle grooming a great career choice

Young people can make a great living travelling the world grooming cattle. Simon Tognola is a member of a small band of youngsters who travel the world grooming cattle and he loves it. On The Land is the show that brings you the latest farming news....... Read More

Employment agreements made simple

The rules around employment agreements are simple, but vital, says Warren Newbury from Safe Business Solutions. On The Land is the show that brings you the latest farming news. Presented by rural reporter and commentator Rob Cope-Williams and Tandem...... Read More

Duck shooting still popular with young and old

Chloe Tipple has been involved with duck shooting from a very young age and says the sport is still very strong across the country. On The Land is the show that brings you the latest farming news. Presented by rural reporter and commentator Rob Cope-Williams...... Read More

Insomnia is curable

Insomnia is curable once you know why you get it, says Happiness Specialist Karen Degen. On The Land is the show that brings you the latest farming news. Presented by rural reporter and commentator Rob Cope-Williams and Tandem Studios, the show provides...... Read More

Apple growers have a boomer season

A late season hasn’t stopped apple growers having a a bumper crop, and hop growers are up there with them, says Jim Grierson from Grierson Horticulture Management. On The Land is the show that brings you the latest farming news. Presented by rural...... Read More

Farm dogs forgotten heroes

Farm dogs need good nutrition and medical care, but sadly there are some who don’t treat them as the heroes they are, says Nick Page from Rolleston Vet Services. On The Land is the show that brings you the latest farming news. Presented by rural...... Read More

Good Samaritans Rise Up for Edgecumbe

Rise Up Tauranga’s first truckload of furniture for Edgecumbe residents arrived in Whakatane on Friday. Claire Pye, who manages the Bay of Plenty District Health Board funded community service Pou Whaakaro, was full of praise for the good quality...... Read More

IRD assist Bay of Plenty farmers

Bay of Plenty farmers unable to pay their tax because of lack of cash flow, or expenses caused by recent floods will benefit from an IRD olive branch, says Kerry Adams from DAA Chartered Accounts. On The Land is the show that brings you the latest farming...... Read More

Challenging end of season for dairy farmers

Peter Hancox from the Lincoln Dairy unit says a wet autumn and trying conditions has made it a challenging end of season for dairy farmers. On The Land is the show that brings you the latest farming news. Presented by rural reporter and commentator Rob...... Read More

More rain needed for South Island

The recent rain has offered varied support for underground water supplies. The North Island wins, but the South Island still needs more, says Tony Davoren from Hydro Services. On The Land is the show that brings you the latest farming news. Presented...... Read More

More troops trained for Iraq mission

The fifth rotation of 106 New Zealand Defence Force troops has just completed training with their Australian counterparts as they prepare to head to Iraq in late May. The NZDF soldiers will form part of Task Group Taji, a combined New Zealand and Australian...... Read More