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Intensive dairy farms in the Mackenzie country

Two companies, Southdown Holdings and Five Rivers, have put an application in to start a dairy operation that would see 18,000 dairy cows housed in pens known as free stalls. You can see the application here. What are these people thinking? And why are the Federated Farmers supporting them? Apparently there is a plus side to this […]

Green Taxis

Since coming back from our sojourn overseas I noticed a new taxi firm has started in Wellington. Green Cabs runs a fleet of hybrid Toyota Prius cars. They have a very distinctive paint job so would be hard to miss on a cab rank. It’s not a new concept – from a Google search there […]