Beware of ‘geeks’ bearing gifts; the Trans Pacific Partnership could let GE in through the back door.
It’s now officially a disorder: Children’s Nature Deficit.
Forrest Gump and I share at least one thing in common – popping up at historic moments.
New Zealand is bristling with innovators – especially in agriculture. But we asked our panel to find the stars. So after numerous emails, phone calls and heated debates – plus the toss of a coin – Primary is proud to present the top 10 Innovators in agri-business. Top 10 Innovators is part of an ongoing series: the Farm 40. Compiled by Dwight Whitney.
Just as agricultural products evolve, so too do the gremlins, varmints, pest and diseases that are destined to take a bite out of production and wallets. But standing between them and your livelihood are some pretty savvy souls, writes Dwight Whitney.
The song says “down under they’re mad over their rugby, racing and beer.” The Rugby World Cup proves that two of the three are still relevant but what about the racing—and the horse breeding?
Dwight Whitney talks with New Zealand King Salmon's Grant Rosewarne about how an Icelandic volcano that grounded planes around the world allowed a local fish farm to soar.
Cutting edge research by a group of New Zealanders is changing the way we think about diet and, more significantly, what the farmers of the future will be producing.
The VcV, a Kiwi invention that makes wood heaters burn slow, hot and clean has caught the attention of US regulators and manufacturers.
The year was 1997. IT and electrical savant John Hansen and family were celebrating his daughter’s graduation at a fancy Auckland restaurant—and the service was rubbish. Chaotic and slow, the wait staff and kitchen were disorganised and exasperated. While waiting, the family joined forces to redesign the ordering system on a napkin.