Speaking from Fieldays, Conservative Party leader Colin Craig believes National's policy has lacked conviction and he is ready to offer an alternative for their traditional voters.
National Fieldays CEO Jon Calder celebrates clear skies and huge visitor numbers for day three at Mystery Creek in Waikato.
Innovation is a key concept of Fieldays. Here we profile three exhibitors featured in the Fieldays Innovation Centre.
Businesses are doing well despite poor weather over the first few days of the National Fieldays.
Farmers are heading to the skies as Lawrence Robinson explains.
The environment remains a key future issue for New Zealand dairy farmers and DairyNZ CEO Dr Tim Mackle advocates the community-based approach being undertaken to find solutions.
With NZ agriculture in good shape, the concerns of outgoing Federated Farmers president Bruce Wills are new health and safety requirements and farmers debt.
Beef + Lamb Chairman James Parsons talks talks about the ups and downs of farming.
Australian David Burder shows off his Holden powered V8 chainsaw.
Taranaki's Ayla Hutchinson goes from strength to strength at the National Fieldays.
Amid some criticism AgResearch plans to consolidate their science programmes at two main campuses at Lincoln and Palmerston North. CEO Dr Tom Richardson discusses the catalyst for the changes.
Taranaki man Barry Davis is showcasing his invention that does away with the back braking job of nailing on battens at the National Fieldays.
Woollen running shoes have made their entrance at the 2014 National Fieldays.
On hand to open National Fieldays, Prime Minister John Key expressed confidence in the ability of the NZ's agribusiness to extend the country's prosperity.
Despite a day of four seasons, thousands turned out as the 2014 National Fieldays got underway.
Minister of Primary Industries Nathan Guy is positive on opening day of the National Fieldays.
Rural Bachelor of the Year contestants into the fray early on National Fieldays day one.
Wild weather blows through the Fieldays at Mystery Creek, causing damage to tents.
With Fieldays, held at Mystery Creek in Waikato, kicking off on Wednesday, CEO Jon Calder discusses the benefits the iconic agricultural show delivers not only to New Zealand but also to the world.
A representation of a traditional eel trap created by Dagmar and Nick Elliot has won the 2014 Fieldays No. 8 Wire National Art Award.
Ex-Tuatapere farmers Val and Helen McKay are fed up with the smell from neighbouring dairy farm and are frustrated Environment Southland won't act.
Pig farmers in the US are working to protect their pigs from the deadly Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus.
One of the biggest pigs in NZ is proving to be a popular attraction at rare breeds farm park in the Nelson region.
With a large crowd cheering them on, two keen paddlers took their giant pumpkins for a spin on Hamilton Gardens Turtle Lake.
Peter Vis, managing director of Lely NZ, talks about robotic milking systems in New Zealand.
Massey University research officer Christine Christensen talks cow barns at the Central Districts Field Days in Feilding.
A 73-year old farmer has been taken by helicopter to Wellington hospital after his farm machinery rolled, trapping him.
For farmers in Waikato's Waiterimu region, ground conditions are drier than during the drought last summer. Not only is animal feed getting low, it's making for worsening fire conditions.
Multiple fire brigades called to a fire in a building at Taranaki By-Products.
Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy and Food Safety Minister Nikki Kaye release report on the first stage of the Government Inquiry into botulism scare.
''Transforming Hill Country Farming'' is a programme aiming to develop precision fertiliser application for New Zealand farmers.
Cows milked by robots near Pleasant Point in South Canterbury.
A closer look at Golden Bay's raw milk dispensing system that has become a national success story in recent months.
Trade Minister Tim Groser and Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy announce a market recovery plan to help the companies affected by Fonterra's botulism scare.
Fonterra reveals lapses led to delays in testing contaminated whey product which led to the botulism scare.
Timaru's Bluestone School Year 7 and 8 students produced this video to convince Fonterra to expand its milk in schools programme.
Mangatangi farmers Brad Devlin and Aimee Whyte are worried a proposed Fonterra open cast mine will rip their community apart.
Ministers Nathan Guy and Steven Joyce front media after announcing bacteria discovered in Fonterra products earlier this month were never capable of causing botulism.