It's official. Bevan and Wendy Hopcroft's ewe hoggets are the best in the country.
Labour leader Andrew Little has called for Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully to be sacked over the Saudi farm deal.
A proposal to build a $26.5m research and innovation hub in Southland has been given the green light.
The average Kiwi dairy farmer will be $150,000 worse off in the 2015-16 season.